Samaritan's Purse Logistics Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Samaritan's Purse Logistics Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

Job Summary

  • The Logistics Officer will be responsible for assisting the program manager in determining the timeline and priorities for pricing and procurement for all supplies needed including all technical assistance related to West Guji office ( premises junction with the implementation team, the Logistician will be responsible for efficient procurement and movement of products including freight, warehousing, material packaging, inventory tracking and control, warehouse site selection, order processing, and market forecasting for continued stocking of consumables.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Following a standard cost driven supply chain, the logistician will be responsible for obtaining, storing, and distributing the necessary inventory.

  • Participate in following market prices, updating suppliers and price list.

  • Responsible for supporting the co-ordination, planning and execution, and monitoring of supply chain operations in an organization.

  • Responsible for documentations, including preparing paper works for outbound shipments, and reviewing shipment documents such as BOL, ( bill of landing definition) invoices, and packing lists, as well as maintaining inventory of shipping supplies.

  • Responsible for the coordination of incoming goods and daily dispatches as per requirements.

  • Maintain structure and organization of warehouse following a detailed inventory system and maintaining an ongoing tracker for both durable items as well as consumables.

  • Support clinical leadership to enforce compliance with standards in storage and distribution of supplies, or pharmaceuticals.

  • Provide relevant logistical data to management to support operational needs and the program development process.

  • Provide relevant logistical data to management to support operational needs and the Liaise with suppliers to create realistic delivery schedules and compare actual deliveries in order to evaluate supplier performance and responsiveness.

  • Ensure materials are received, stored, shipped, and reported in accordance with established procedures and Government guideline/regulations,.

  • Travels to field sites to receive and inspect goods delivered directly to the filed.

  • Support the Medical coordinator in monitoring of the equipment, supplies, or pharmaceuticals.

  • Stay current with knowledge of dispatch, logistics planning, and effective supplier managements.

  • Support on other tasks when required and any other related tasks assigned by the line manager.

    Job Requirements

    Education / Experience Needed

  • BA Degree in logistics, supply chain management business administration, public administration, or related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years successful experience.

    Skills Required

  • To
    perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Attention to detail, anticipation and follow up are core values of the job function.

  • Possesses strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be a self-starter and internally driven to success and hard work.

  • Possesses strong cross-cultural communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Must be a humble team player

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.

  • Willingness to travel in and out of the field.

  • Must have analytical and report writing skills.

  • High level of integrity and stewardship
    Committed to the SP values and ethics

    Language

  • local Language

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

    Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.

    Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands will be dependent upon situation and event.

    Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Travelling

  • Work in a security context that is fluid

  • This is a non-contractual document that can be varied from time to time as circumstances dictate.

  • This job description is intended to summarize the main duties and responsibilities of the post; this is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks.

  • All SP staff is expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants can send ONLY updated CV and application letter to hrspe@samaritan.org no later than May 11, 2020. Please write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, ''Logistics Officer ''.

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