Logistician – Nairobi – International Committee of the Red Cross

Leads the organization’s demand planning process and develops a sufficient sourcing plan. Coordinates and monitors operations within the Warehouse, Import/Export, Fleet, and Procurement departments for continuous operational effectiveness.

Your Responsibilities
• Acts as a focal point for the organisation’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system – JD Edwards (JDE);
• Ensures proper and timely forecasting and sourcing of goods. Makes sure that all forecasts are received, registered and matched with the department’s demand and that sourcing of goods is done according to an agreed plan;
• Supports the implementation of ICRC order management strategy and ensures that order management is done in a transparent and accountable manner;
• Adheres to the stock policy, aligning with the regional office and highlighting operational constraints;
• Ensures continuous update of the ICRC Logistics Procedures and monitors their implementation within the department;
• Ensures that service level agreements are constantly met;
• Ensures implementation of staff development programmes within the Supply Chain department;
• Manages relationship with internal and external contacts and ensures that world-class customer service level is attained and maintained;
• Takes charge within the department in the absence of the supervisor;
• Ensures compliance to the ICRC logistics procedures and Code of Conduct;
• Ensures proper information management and records management within the department and dispatches weekly and monthly reports;

Your Profile
• Master’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or equivalent from a recognised university;
• 6 years’ work experience in a similar field, experience in a humanitarian environment is an added advantage;
• Fluent in written and spoken English with excellent interpersonal communication skills,
• Professional experience with ERP system, preferably JD Edwards;
• Advanced computer skills, particularly in MS Excel;
• Demonstrable management, analytical, and negotiation skills;
• A strong sense of responsibility, commitment and work ethics;
• Highly motivated and interested in the humanitarian sector;

We Offer
• A dynamic and challenging work setting in the humanitarian environment;
• Training and development opportunities;
• A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework.

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org. Your cover letter must state your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 7th December 2017. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.
NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org.

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