National Logistic Manager, Democratic Republic of Congo



Posted on 25 November 2010

WWF Central Africa Region Programme Office (CARPO) is looking for a National Logistic Manager.

Reports to:
Country director

Location and contract duration:
The role will be based in the Kinshasa region (Democratic Republic of Congo) and the duration of the contract is 2 years with possibility of extension.


Major Functions:

The National Logistics Manager will be responsible for insuring that DRC programme has the operational capacity with regards to current and expected growth in the programme.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Logistics

  • Ensure the travel, transport/vehicle management procedures are efficient and followed, in all of the country’s offices,
  • Regularly update existing policies and procedures to comply with the operational context and WWF standards regarding transport/vehicle, equipment and infrastructure management, replacement of assets,
  • Ensure appropriate tools for stock management, logistic material, equipment, hardware, storage procedures and facilities, including stock consumption and asset inventories are in place in sites,
  • Ensure and manage directly an efficient organization of logistics and operations for the Kinshasa office
  • Ensure audit follow up and implement recommendations on logistic systems
  • Ensure the use of a monitoring system per office/sites

Procurement

  • Ensure appropriate processes and procedures are in place with regards to purchasing of assets and equipment and contracting with third parties.

Security/safety

  • Act as safety and security focal point for DRC, ensures liaison with country focal point
  • Ensure that a safety and security plan is in place and updated regularly according to changing conditions.
  • Ensure that the country/field sites operate according to the highest security standards with regards to people and assets.

Profile:

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant university degree, preferably MSc degree or equivalent in logistics/operations management or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years working experience in humanitarian aid, conservation, development project experience with extensive experience in logistics at both field and head office levels.
  • Knowledge of WWF policies and procedures or of an International Organization would be an added advantage.

Required Skills and Competencies
 

  • Strong background with logistics systems and procedures (including asset control, requisition systems, procurement, warehousing, and distribution) in large scale operation context, experience with procurement systems
  • Capacity to work in a multi-sector team, demonstrating leadership/guidance and coordination skills.
  • Multiple language skills (French, English required)
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership
  • Able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with people in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Good communication skills (well developed written and oral communication skills) including capacity to prepare logical, coherent and consistent procedure descriptions (guidelines, manuals)
  • Adherence and commitment to WWF values.

How to apply?

Applications including a cover letter and a CV should be sent to the attention of the Human Resource Manager by e-mail at recrutement_wwfrdc@wwfcarpo.org
or at the following address: 14, Avenue Sergent Moke, Concession Safricas, Commune de Ngaliema, Kinshasa, Dem. Republic of Congo.


Deadline for applications: 04 December 2010
 

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