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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Logistics Manager Job at Food for the Hungry (FH/U) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Logistics Manager

Jobs at:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Deadline of this Job:
20th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries and has national offices on the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala
FH/Uganda FH Uganda is actively seeking for a qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings of:
JOB TITLE: LOGISTICS MANAGER (01)
Field / Region: Uganda
Location: Kampala Support Office
Reports to: Finance & Operations Director (FOD)
Supervision Areas: Fleet & Admin Officer, Procurement Officer, Procurement Assistant and matrix supervision for field logistics Officers.
Contract Length: 2 years (Renewable)
Start Date: May 2019
POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATION
The Logistics Manager (LM) reports hierarchically to the Finance and Operations Director. The Logistics Manager is part of FHU’s Senior Management Team.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Logistics Manager is responsible for overseeing procurement and logistics services from a management perspective to ensure required supplies of commodities, facilities and service needs for program activities are mobilized efficiently and in a timely manner. He/she will liaise closely with the Program Director, Regional Program Managers and Area Program Managers to Field to ensure smooth implementation of activities in the field in adherence to the laid down Log policies and procedures
Key output:
• Key Result #1–Development, implementation and oversight of procurement and logistics systems and practices (30%).
• Key Result #2 – Team Management and Staff Development (20%).
• Key Result #3 – Planning and Management (20%).
• Key Result #4 – Security (15%) culture.
• Key Result #5 – Overseeing Fleet management, Inventories and Stores (15%).

Education & Experience
• The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Logistics, Business Administration, or Supply Chain Management.
• Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, or related field is preferred
• CIPS certification highly desirable
• Minimum 5 -7 years’ project procurement and logistics management experience within an INGO environment is required
• Thorough knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID etc.) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required.
• Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage multiple activities with attention to detail, meeting tight deadlines under pressure.
• Excellent problem-solving capacity, with demonstrated ability for considerable analysis and sound judgment to find solutions in a complex environment with shifting and competing priorities.
• Excellent cross-cultural communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, stakeholders, clients and consultants.
• Advanced Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel Spreadsheets, Word Processing, Power Point, and Electronic Mail).
• Vibrant personal relationship with Christ and studies, understands and applies FH Foundational Principles and Vision and Mission

Job application procedure
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org not later than 20th April, 2019 at 4:30pm. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 4th May,2019. FHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE, CORRUPTION, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE INTOLERANT EMPLOYER Please Note that Food for the Hungry does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process

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