Save the Children Nigeria Job Vacancy in Abuja for Logistic Manager September - October, 2013


Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme.  These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.

Job Title: Logistic Manager

Location: Abuja

Job Description
The Logistic manager will assist in building the capacity of logistics and procurement staff in accordance with Save the Children policies and procedures, create a quick visual reference for logistics and procurement procedures, improve accountability through the implementation of weekly and monthly reporting, provide logistics and procurement support and advice, monitor overall logistics and procurement performance and recommend and implement change as necessary, development of vendor lists, finalising of procurement plans and requests for current grants, daily and weekly car movement tracking sheets and accompanying procedures for vehicle requests. Input of vehicle maintenance records into maintenance database including future service dates, daily, weekly, and monthly checklists for vehicles, disposal of assets as required in accordance with Save the Children and donor guidelines, working communication systems (CODAN, VHF, Thuraya, internet) including request for repairs, Support strengthening capacity of humanitarian / EPP component of NGO, any other duties requested by line Manager.

Job Qualification:
A minimum of 6 years senior-level experience in procurement capacity building in several of the following areas: human resource management (including human capacity development and leadership development); financial and other management systems: strategic planning and resource allocation; monitoring and evaluation: and service delivery, demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality, Proven programmatic, technical, and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with professional colleagues in a broad range of local public institutions and NGOs, demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Method of Application:
Interested candidates should send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 2nd of October 2013 explaining why you are suitable to: Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will de disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Deadline: 2nd of October 2013
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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