Solidarités International Logistics Coordinator - Juba Jobs in South Sudan

Solidarités International Logistics Coordinator - Juba Jobs in South Sudan


The Logistic Coordinator steers a mission’s logistical activities in order to ensure that Solidarités International in-country programs run smoothly.

He/she implements Solidarités International mission procedures and logistical tools, and ensures that they are properly used and adhered to.

He/she participates in defining Solidarités International’s mission strategy, in drawing up projects and in assessing the resources needed for Solidarités International activities.

He/she supports the Head of Mission in operational security management.

He/she is the point of reference for the mission and serves as the link between headquarters and the mission for all matters relating to logistics.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve the logistics structure of the mission - Juba national team, while separating logistics from administration tasks.

  • Mitigate logistics costs by prioritizing groupage and/or mutualisation of transport, true anticipation and planning.

  • Provide rigorous monitoring of logistics budget management.

  • Be the main focal point and coordinate on all logistics issues between SI permanent and temporary bases, Juba and the SI headquarters in Paris.

  • Ensure implementation of mitigation measures related to security.

  • Ensure transportation of supplies from Juba to field operations, while planning with sufficient time in advance.

  • Implement standards logistics tools according to SI logistic department Policy.

  • Engage in external networking with other INGOs on logistics and security issues.

    Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

  • Develop procurement plans and obtain validation from HQ for new projects.

  • Conduct a general review with the program managers on the progress of procurement and update the procurement schedule and delivery deadlines.

  • Participate in proposal development process by involving the logistics Bases managers on BoQ development process.

  • Put in place service maintenance plan for all assets (boat, engine, vehicle, generator)

  • Ensure that fuel tracking files are properly understood and implemented in all bases.

  • Ensure that stock tracking files are properly understood and implemented in all bases.

  • Ensure refreshment training on Link supply software within the mission.

  • Coach new team
    members and improve the logistics team capacity at base level.

  • Draw up logistics action plans for the various bases and evaluate follow-up.

  • Ensure that living conditions on the bases meet the minimum standard required by the organisation.

    Your Profile

    Education / academic background:

  • High degree diploma is recommended (Generalist, Purchase, logistics related education, Bioforce).

    Specific skills and experience:

  • 5 years or more experience in the humanitarian sector

  • A first experience on a similar position

  • Substantial experience in supply chain management (minimum 2 years).

  • Substantial experience in managing transportation aspects of operations, e.g. truck, barges, cargo boat, airplane charters (minimum 1 years)26/02/2024

  • Good organizational and coordination skills.

  • Master of the MS office pack, including Excel.

  • Ability to multitask and deal with stressful situations.

  • Capacity of negotiations with suppliers and authorities.

  • Substantial experience in management of team – both national staff and expatriates (minimum 2 years).

  • Previous experiences with Solidarités International on support positions are strongly appreciated.

  • Previous experience in South Sudan or in a complex emergency is an asset.

  • A flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high workload and multiple tasks with tight deadlines.

  • Good stress management.

  • Ability to take decisions and work in autonomy.

  • Strong capacity to ensure external coordination with mutliple stakeholders in the humanitarian community


  • Fluent in English, written and spoken. Arabic is an asset.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Solidarités International Logistics Coordinator - Juba Jobs in South Sudan

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