Logistics Officer

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Logistics Officer Job Id: 190000YYLocation: Maiduguri, Borno Employee Status: Fixed TermReports to: Humanitarian Logistics CoordinatorStaff reporting to this post: Logistics Assistant or InternRole DimensionsThis role will support Maiduguri Logistics to coordinate the setup or scale up of emergency response logistics functions in Biu and Damboa.Key Areas of AccountabilityCoordinate with Program Managers/Budget Holders to ensure the needed support for program implementation is given with efficiency and effectiveness.Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards of logistics procedures, country and donor policies are implemented and adhered to in the area of responsibility.Assets – all purchased assets for the Biu and Damboa operations are recorded and updated in the Asset Register.Warehouse and Stock Management:SCI Warehousing - all programme stocks are received in accordance with the Purchase Order specifications, properly recorded in a timely manner, preserved in mint condition, organized according to type and homogeneity and dispatched in line with program distribution plan.Logistics Sector Free Storage - coordinate with partner and PMs for the storage and dispatch of programme stocks. Ensure that Stock Reports are obtained in a weekly basis for records keeping.Fleet - all transport needs for staff and stocks are covered and vehicle records well-maintained.Procurement (buying):Ensure that all local purchases are only done from the pool of FWA and Prequalified suppliers.Advise Maiduguri Logistics on the Procurement Categories that need to be established for the Biu programme operations.Lead on the supplier follow-up and ensure deliveries are in accordance with the terms outlined in Purchase Orders.Closely coordinate with Humanitarian Logistics Coordinator and Security Manager on the cargo/stock movement coming from Maiduguri Office.Lead and manage Logistics Assistant/Intern to ensure all deliverables are met efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner.Behaviours (Values in Practice)Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:Accountability - ensure efficient and transparent use of resources in line with Save the Children policies and proceduresAddresses difficult situations and makes tough decisions confidently and calmlyMaintains focus on delivery of timely and appropriate results using available resources; identifies and acts on issues and problems in area of responsibilityMaintaining and developing collaborative relationships:Establishes clear objectives with teams and individuals, and monitors progress and performanceOperating safely and securely:Identifies and communicates risk and threats and minimises these for oneself and the agencyTakes measures to do no harm and to minimise risks for partners and the communitiesReduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisationManaging yourself in a pressured and changing environment:Keeps oneself emotionally stable when helping othersRemains effective and retains perspective in the face of difficult or demanding situationsMaintains ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with relevant codes of conductPlans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressureTakes responsibility for own work and impact of actionsLeadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:Delivers results and always acts with the beneficiaries in mindAnticipates current and future needsTailors communication style to certain audiencesDemonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contributions, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelingsCompetencies for this roleDelivering Results:Takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving their own performance or that of the team/organization.Level required: Leading EdgeProblem Solving & Decision Making:Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organization.Level required: Leading EdgeApplying Technical & Professional Expertise:Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization.Level required: AccomplishedWorking Effectively with Others:Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.Level required: Accomplished 

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