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Mon, 12/11/2018 - 17:30

Action Against Hunger is an International Non-Governmental Organization that is charitable, impartial, non-political, independent and non-profit making. Action Against Hunger overall objective in these contexts is to fight against hunger and this is achieved through the implementation of nutrition, health, food security and water & sanitation (WASH) projects. Action Against Hunger is seeking motivated, dynamic and experienced candidates for the following positions:


Logistics Base Manager


DURATION OF CONTRACT: 7 Months                                        


STARTING DATE:  26th November 2018                                       

END OF CONTRACT DATE: 30th June 2019

PROBATION PERIOD: 3 Months                                                    

SUPERVISED BY: Field Coordinator

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: One (1)                                           



Assignments: Implement the logistics policy of the mission to ensure good logistical performance and provide the best possible support to the programs throughout Moyamba district. and its environs

  • Provide logistical support in program movement planning to optimise the available fleets
  • Ensure that both vehicles and motorbikes fleets for the programs are functional and in good conditions
  • Carryout frequent visits to program field sites and provide logistical support and advises to optimize resources
  • Support in program equipment management i.e. pumps, generators etc.
  • Provide logistical data for program planning and budgeting i.e. prices, possible markets for various products
  • Ensure program supplies and materials are delivered on time, in right quantity and quality. Communicating any delays or challenges in meeting the program requests
  • Support in distribution planning i.e. distribution site management, material storage etc. when necessary
  • Putting in place Action Against Hunger logistical procedures and ensure respect by the both internal and external users
  • Carryout training for other Action Against Hunger departments and suppliers in the application of these procedures
  • Contributing to the Project Procurement Plan at the launch of new projects
  • Monitoring the Supply Plan
  • Establishing the Treasury Forecast
  • Receiving and approving the Procurement Requests and updating the Procurement Follow-Up
  • Putting in place and arranging for purchases in a timely manner and in accordance with the Action Against Hunger procedures applying to each purchase (goods, tasks, services, premises)
  • Negotiation and selection of suppliers
  • Controlling deliveries to bases and programs
  • Control stock management (storage conditions, reporting, expiry dates) and stock movements
  • Collecting data on the market and local suppliers
  • Follow up contractual agreements for the office and guest facilities in Moyamba and sub-offices
  • Carryout renovations where necessary for the buildings and in line with the contract
  • Responsible for monitoring the functionality of the internet connection for the base and communicate with ITC logistician in the capital for support.
  • Ensure data backups for the base are updated
  • Evaluate the ITC needs for the base

Equipment management

  • Undertaking or supervising the installation, maintenance and repair of logistical equipment
  • Maintaining an updated  equipment list for the base
  • Ensure that the fleet in the base is appropriate and used in accordance with Action Against Hunger rules
  • Ensure that the fleet maintenance is strictly followed and with appropriate Action Against Hunger tools
  • Maintenance of an effective network, with local input, on contextual and security matters.
  • Collection and analysis of information, communicating to the Field Coordinator or person in charge of security on possible risk on context analysis and possible measures as per information collected.
  • Provide security briefing and training of Action Against Hunger teams in the base
  • Monitoring the application of security procedures, issuing reminders and alerting the person in charge of the base as and when necessary.
  • Active participation in updating security procedures for the base
  • Defining the Human Resources needs for the Moyamba Logistics team and producing the organisational chart of his/her team
  • Taking part in the recruitment of his/her teams
  • Organising and leading team meetings


Educational / Professional Background:

  • Masters/BSC in  logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Professional Background in  supervising fuel usage  and reporting
  • 3-4 years experiences in related field of study

Required Competence & Skills:

  • Experience in supply chain management, warehousing and material handling techniques,
  • Excellent time management,
  • communication and customer handling skills
  • excellent negotiation skills
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good logistics and operational Planning
  • Able to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Budget management capacities.
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft office: Word, Excel,  PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Good capacity to work in a team..


Applicants should submit their application letters with two referees, CV and copies of professional certificates to:

Human Resources Manager             

Action Against Hunger                             

10 Sall Drive, Cockle bay                        

Off Aberdeen Road                                  




Administrator East Base

Action Against Hunger 

10 New Diversion, Old railway line 

Ojuku Junction, Lower Allen Town      




Admin Base

Action Against Hunger

Sembehun road,


Or by Email:



Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Deadline for applications:  12th November 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Action Against Hunger for a written test and interview and please mark position applied for at the top right hand of envelop.


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