Logistics Assistant – National Position

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Posted 2 months ago

Malteser International

Malteser International is the international humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. For over 60 years we provide relief and recovery for people during and following conflicts and disasters around the world. Christian values and humanitarian principles form the foundations of our work. In over 30 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, we support people in need  regardless of their religion, origin or political convictions.

Malteser International has been working in Nigeria since 2017. In Northeast Nigeria and more specifically in Borno and Adamawa States, MI is currently active in the WASH, Protection and FNSL sectors for improving the lives of both the IDP population as well as the host communities. The WASH activities focus on improved access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene which include NFI distribution, solarization of boreholes, rehabilitation of hand pumps, construction of latrines and hygiene promotion. The protection activities focus on prevention and response to GBV cases to improve the lives of the IDPs and the host communities affected by conflict. The Food Nutrition Security and Livelihood mainly focus on micro gardening, pullet rearing for egg production, composting and Nutrition (food demonstration, referrals of malnutrition cases to nutrition partners, and sensitisation on nutrition. Malteser International thereby applies a participatory, gender-sensitive and inclusive approach.

For its work in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria, Malteser International is looking for a Logistics Assistant – National Position.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator Adamawa and technically reporting to the Logistics Manager Maiduguri, the Logistics Assistant will assist in various logistical tasks to ensure smooth operations of the program office, as mentioned under the key responsibilities.

Your responsibilities:

  • Act as a support person for logistics management at the Adamawa location and assist in the implementation of regulations and procedures for local purchase, procurement, and logistics management, while providing support in executing procurement tasks in compliance with Malteser International and donor guidelines
  • Aid in preparing procurement documents, receiving bids, and preparing purchase requests, assisting in the documentation of procurement processes and maintaining filing systems
  • Assist in maintaining a procurement tracking tool aligned with project work plans, and assisting in the reviewing of the procurement plans with the program and logistics team
  • Support in maintaining and updating the current suppliers’ database including assisting in the management of supplier relationships up to the delivery of goods and completion of services
  • Support in ensuring the logistical needs of the program office are fulfilled and identifying logistical issues, including providing support in managing program office utilities and supplies, support in managing program office stocks and maintaining stock records
  • Assist in managing all Malteser International assets in the program office and maintaining an up-to-date asset/inventory register, support in ensuring accurate and timely submission of logistics, inventory, vehicle, stock, and asset reports, including providing support in the renewal of service and rental contracts in coordination with the administration department
  • Responsible for the supervision of Guards, Domestic Staff and Drivers

Your profile:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in logistics, procurement, or related fields
  • Experience in humanitarian interventions and development programs
  • Proficiency in report writing
  • Experience in planning and managing procurements and experience in fleet management and supply chain management
  • Applicant must be well experienced in the use of Microsoft suits, including outlook and teams

What we offer:

  • Start Date: July 2024
  • Duty Station: Yola, Adamawa State
  • Duration of contract: 6 months; renewable
  • Salary expectation: Salary according to qualification and experience
  • Health Insurance package 
  • Group Life Insurance 
  • Leaves: Annual, Academic, Bereavement, Maternity/Paternity, Sick, Wedding and unpaid leave – entitled

Working for Malteser International

Malteser is an equal-opportunityemployer and welcomesapplicationsfrom all peopleregardless ofgenderconfessionororigin.

Malteser International is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Code of Conduct) which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. Malteser International conducts reference and background checks for all staff (including criminal records checks for specific roles). Any candidate offered a job with Malteser International will be expected to sign MI’s Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.

Whether you work as a specialist in overseas service or in one of our regional offices – we offer you a challenging working environment in an experienced international team. More than 1,000 national and international staff are currently deployed in various crisis and disaster areas around the world as well as in our regional offices in Cologne and New York City. For more information please have a look here.

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