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About the Job

Logistics Site Manager oversees logistics activities within the sub-delegation. She/he ensures that logistics systems are in place and operational and provides technical and operational support for purchasing, warehousing, stock management, fleet management, Air Operations management and import-export activities and statistics, in accordance with the ICRC’s logistics standards.

This is a national/resident position based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees Logistics in Mogadishu sub-delegation, sets up, adapts and maintains infrastructure according to the needs in collaboration with the logistics team leader
  • Ensures that deliveries, transportation of goods, supply requests are closely monitored, and the correct documents are used in all transactions
  • Ensures proper planning within the site and clearly communicates constraints if any, in a timely manner to prevent delays
  • Ensures goods are transported and received from transporters with the correct documentation
  • Ensures that the medical and non-medical warehouses are managed and organised in line with ICRC procedures and standards
  • Follows the stipulated guidelines for all shipments (via sea/air) and ensures that all necessary procedures are adhered to, and shipments is received in a timely manner and in good condition
  • Ensures clearance procedures for shipments arriving via air- and sea are monitored and finalized within the stipulated time
  • Inspects all Warehouses to ensure they are well organised, clean and secure
  • Ensures that all transactions pertaining to receiving and dispatching and distributing goods are accurately captured in the logistics system/database (Oscar Light) and all the documentation filed accordingly
  • Ensures that all the internal Administrative and financial procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Adheres to the tax exemption procedures and follows up on tax exemption for shipments arriving via air and sea
  • Interacts with suppliers and contractors, monitors their activities to ensure adherence to the terms stipulated in their contracts
  • Ensures all Air operations activities run smoothly; liaises with Airport authorities, immigration department, facilitates Aircraft landing, receives cargo and passengers, and facilitates passage of ICRC vehicles at the airport
  • Supervises and coaches the logistics team within the sub delegation
  • Is in charge of fleet management, transport and distribution activities within the sub delegation and submits monthly fleet reports to fleet section
  • Liaises with Nairobi office for efficient planning, dispatch and shipment of cargo and distribution

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • Bachelor`s degree in logistics & procurement management or equivalent qualification in a related field of study
  • At least four (4) years’ work experience at a similar level within supply chain and logistics management field
  • Experience in fleet management and air operation activities
  • Strong planning, analytical, communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong degree of honesty and integrity, and a solid sense of responsibility, commitment, and work ethics
  • Confirmed team leadership skills and strong numerical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively within a team environment
  • Excellent knowledge and thorough understanding of context
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Somali
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Experience in driving vehicles equipped with manual gearbox
  • Valid driving licence

We Offer

  • A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to Apply