Save the Children Nigeria: Logistics Officer Job

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: Logistics Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

The Logistics Officer is responsible for managing logistics staff vehicle fleet assets communications, procurement, security and properties to ensure effective, transparent and accountable logistic support to the Save the Children programmes in SC Nigeria. Liaison with program teams to ensure adequate logistical consideration for coordination and planning of program implementation. Provide technical support and guidance to program teams on logistical elements of distribution & procurement planning.

Qualifications

  • The candidate must possess a degree in Business Administration or any related Social science course.
  • He or she must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high level of IT expertise;
  • 2 years prior experience in a similar role (experience in an INGO will be an added advantage).
  • Ability to work in a relatively insecure field based environment and willingness to travel is essential.

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2013

Method of Application 

Interested and qualified candidates should send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 15th of November 2013 explaining why you are suitable to:Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org . State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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