Friday, 15 April 2016

International Medical Corps (IMC) recruitment for Logistics Officers

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.
IMC has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects, building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care for Children under five years of age.
IMC is therefore looking for suitable candidates to fill the positions of
Logistics Officers to be based in its Maiduguri and Sokoto offices.
The Logistics Officers will be based in Maiduguri and Sokoto respectively and would be responsible for facilitating procurement and logistics aspects of International Medical Corps’ operations. Working closely with Program, Administration and Finance, he/She will be instrumental in supporting program activities by ensuring effective and efficient service delivery to the programme team.
• Provide supervisor with needed support for delivery and implementation of all logistics support systems according to IMC Logistics policies and procedures.
• Assist supervisor with local market surveys, to gain knowledge of the availability and price of local goods.
• Assist supervisor on engagement with freight forwarding agencies, freight handling/clearance agents, and local Customs, to ensure that cargo is managed at all points of the supply chain.
• Assist with the proactive tracking of all supplies, equipment, material and food in transit, through its receipt, storage, and onward distribution channels
• Assist with the timely reporting on stock status, planning of stock replenishment and verify that distribution has occurred according to donors’ and IMC policy and procedures
• Assist with ensuring that the usage of fuel is correctly managed and recorded.
• Establish effective communication in line with IMC communication protocols on security matters that affect logistics
• Be flexible and manage time accordingly, be prepared to tackle other tasks commensurate with role, and level of experience, at short notice.
Degree in Business Administration or a relevant field is desired.
Minimum 3 to 5years of experience in procurement and logistics departments of governmental, non-governmental or commercial organization.
An experience in large scale supply chain management preferably Humanitarian Logistics
Strong organizational skills
Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
Excellent oral and written English skills. Understanding of local Language( Hausa) is mandatory
High computer skills. Must be excellent in the use MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel.
A demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action.
Ability to speak Hausa is an added advantage
How to Apply Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted
All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Officer, International Medical Corps via the email:
Candidates MUST state the position that they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered
Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document
Deadline for submission is April 21, 2016