Logistic Manager at Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh)

 Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss NGO focusing on child rights. It is active in more than 30 countries with development and emergency projects. Tdh focuses its action on the two following areas of intervention: health and protection of particularly vulnerable children. Modern management and communication tools ensure the quality of Tdh’s projects. The Foundation constantly aims to improve its services.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Logistic Manager Location: MaiduguriDuration: 3 months, more if funding available.ContextIn line with the 2017 Humanitarian Needs and Requirement Overview for Nigeria, more than 8 Millions of people require humanitarian assistance, especially located in the Northeastern part of Nigeria, Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe.Tdh, present in the South West of Nigeria since 2009 through child protection activities decided to launch an analysis of the situation, with a specific focus on Child Protection, Health and WASH, in the aim to extend its activities to participate to the humanitarian response in the Northeastern part to support the populations affected by the drought, famine and insurgency.General Description    Based in Maiduguri, under the direct responsibility of the Country delegate and with the support of the head of logistics in HQ, you will be responsible for:Ensure the respect of TDH and donor Logistics guidelines (management of purchase, stock, supply, equipment, vehicle) on Nigeria mission Support the development of the coordination office in Maiduguri and implement the procedures and relationship with the field basesOpening/shut down at logistical level any TDH base in the country and ensure their regular maintenance Supervise and provide a logistical support to the different TDH bases and projects run into the countryEnsure the respect of TDH security guidelines on the Nigeria missionCoordinate the logistics activities all over the mission by being in support and in close collaboration with the project staff and the support staffManage directly the logistics coordination national staff Report on regular basis about all logistics activities within the mission to the Country delegateSpecifications     Representations:You are the direct interlocutor of Terre des homes towards providers and companies, for all issue related to logistics and securityYou participate actively to logistics and security coordination and information meetings (NGO coordination, etc.)General Coordination:Setup coordination routine system (meetings, reports, situation points, etc.) to ensure a smooth diffusion of relevant information (logistics) at the mission levelManage logistics support in collaboration with logisticians and advice specifically to the Project team on regular basis. Frequent movement have to be expected between the different basesEnsure a pro-active link between the field (needs) and logistics team (needs & support) and play a continuous interface rolePurchase Management:Ensure the respect of TDH (and donor if required) purchase procedureIdentify and plan the Nigeria mission purchases in collaboration with the project managers and technical advisorsEnsure the quality of the purchases and the delivery deadlinesFollow up the order/purchase until deliveryEnsure regular purchases follow up in close collaboration with the Administration Department for down payments and monthly budget follow upStocks Management:Ensure the respect of TDH (and donor if required) stock management procedureManage regular inventory (monthly, quarterly, yearly) for the different items stored within the Nigeria missionPlan the stock supplying according to local constraintsIn charge of the warehouse management and control systemEnsure the security and the follow up of the equipment used on the Nigeria mission (identification, inventory, affectation)Ensure the security and the follow up of the communication and IT equipments (and supplies) on the Nigeria mission (identification, inventory, affectation)Vehicle Management and Maintenance:Ensure the respect of TDH (and donor if required) vehicle management procedureSupervise the general follow up of the Nigeria mission vehicles (consummation checks, movement planning, etc.)Ensure a regular maintenance on the different vehicles of the mission (fleet follow up, service maintenance contract with suppliers)Handle transport contract negotiation with suppliers and follow upDefine the more relevant means of transport for goods delivery and process the administrative formalities related to (by road, by plane, by boat, etc.)Security Management:Ensure the respect of the security guideline adopted on the mission, the good functioning of the relative tools and process and the correct use and acknowledge from all the members of the mission (national & international staff) in close links with country delegateWork in close collaboration with the country delegate for all security issues (security guidelines updates, geopolitical follow up, incident reports and analysis);Attend to interagency security meetingsEnsure that every single incident is reported as fast as possible to the country delegateIn charge of the general security on the mission during country delegate leaves of absence (in close collaboration with HQ)Team Management:Ensure strict application and respect of the Internal Regulation by your related staff, support the HR coordinator to define/adjust rules taking into account the specific context of the Nigeria mission (security, social life, leaves, etc.)Define with each member of its staff its action plan and delay for reaching defined goals (IAP)Support and advise its team in the implementation of its IAPEnsure feed back towards its team about issues potentially raised by themEnsure a good communication – coordination – information level of each member of its team through regular coordination meetings (or other if needed)Be aware on the personal and professional evolution of each member of its staff, and its development within the mission: individual interviews, oral and written evaluationsEnsure conflict resolution (personal and professional) within its team and inform the Country delegate and the HR coordinatorPropose relevant needed adaptation to the organisational chart of the mission and contribute to its implementation (job descriptions, etc.), in collaboration with the Country delegate and the HR coordinatorSupport its staff in their management duty: coordination meetings, individual interviews, etcReporting:Centralize all logistics information available on the mission and consolidate a monthly report (into the proper reporting form) to be delivered to the Country delegate & the HQ Technical ReferentParticipate to the monthly situation report (SITREP) by providing relevant data related to your positionProvide regular reporting on your activities to the Emergency Coordinator upon his/her solicitation (coordination meeting, workshop meeting, etc.)You provide the desk officer with a mission report and/or handover document at the end of your contractDebriefing at HQ at the end of your mission (and during Home-Break)Child Safeguarding Policy:Commit to respect the Child Safeguarding Policy. Signs the Code of Conduct.Report serious cases of abuse on children identified by the Child Protection team to the Country representative. Strict confidentiality must be respected. 

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