Logistics Coordinator (M/F) at Medecins Du Monde

Medecins Du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to Healthcare worldwide.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Logistics Coordinator (M/F)Location: Maiduguri, with regular movements to AbujaContract: Fixed term contractDuration: 6 monthsStarting Date: August 2017BackgroundFor more than 30 years, Medecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad.It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health for all policies.Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.MdM currently works in 44 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction associated with drug use, emergencies and crisis.Violence in the northeast of Nigeria has caused massive displacement and at the same time restricted movement: it has disrupted food supplies, seriously hindered access to basic services, and limited agricultural activities.Since February 2016, as humanitarian access is increasing, extreme food insecurity and malnutrition conditions have been revealed in Borno state.MdM has started since October 2016 an emergency response to this crisis, in the Borno state and is looking for experienced human resources to join the team and consolidate its intervention towards vulnerable internally displaced people and host population.In 2017, MdM strategy in Borno state will focus on improving access to:Free comprehensive PHC servicesQuality nutrition treatment for malnourished childrenMental health and psychosocial supportLifesaving medical care, holistic referral services for survivors of gender based violence.Tasks and ResponsibilitiesUnder the responsibility of the general coordinator, you provide logistics guidance and support to the mission and field sites, you are responsible for the logistics staff and their capacity building. You are the focal person for the referent logistician at HQ level.More specifically, the activities are to:Define and implement the logistic tools and processAssist fields on schedule all logistics activities neededProvide input on logistics matters for proposal and report writingEnsure the good filling and followup of all the logistics tools for a good capitalizationBe responsible for the appropriate selection, use and maintenance of equipmentManage and supervise the rehabilitation of the health centresDevelop and maintain good network of contacts to facilitate emergency responsesBe responsible for the line management, technical support and capacity building of logistics staffParticipate in development, implementation and monitoring of security measures in the countryMonitor the security context and compile all security incidentsEnsure systems mitigate risks from corruption and insecurityRepresent MdM with external organisations and attend national logistic or security meetings 

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