Logistics Assistant, Vacancy at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Posted: 08/Feb/2018

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Location: Kano

Main Responsibilities
Supervises, implements and runs logistic procedures
Handles logistical files independently for all matters relating to Requisition Orders, Purchasing and Warehousing
Performs various Logistics functions, Local Purchase, Fleet management, Warehousing (including medical warehouse), dispatch, and statistics
Ensures that the departments have their needs and requests addressed within a reasonable timeframe, in accordance to ICRC procedures
Negotiates contractual matters with external interlocutors
Supervises independently the work performed by team members
Maintains independently the ICRC logistic computer systems (FSS)
Act as fleet manager on the field and Manager for drivers: planning, appraisals etc

Required Qualifications
University degree in Logistic or Administration
Minimum 4 years experience in a similar field
Good command of spoken and written English
Other languages an asset (Hausa)
Excellent computer skills (Word and Excel), including ICRC standard computer systems
Driving licence
Good knowledge of ICRC rules and procedures

Personal Attributes:
Proactivity and flexibility
Capacity to carry out complex activities
Good communication and Negotiation skills
Ability to work independently and sense of initiative
Capacity to deal with people, to lead and to develop contact
Strong sense of responsibility and adaptability
Flexibility, availability to work over time when needed
Willingness to learn

Application Closing Date
12th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send  their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org clearly indicate “Logistics Assistant Kano" as the subject of your application.

In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
Qualification(s)
Current location
Languages you speak
Years of relevant experience
NYSC status

Note
Late application will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

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