Logistician (M/F) at Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World

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Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistician (M/F)

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • As a logistician, you will be under the supervision of the logistics coordinator.
  • You will support the national logistic team for the implementation of the base and you will follow-up the logistics activities with the resources, procedures and tools defined with the logistic coordinator.

More specifically, you will:
  • Supply for the implementation of the base and the program.
  • Supervise purchasing, ensuring that approval rules and procedures are observed.
  • Select suppliers and negotiate prices, deadlines and delivery methods.
  • Update price lists and supplier files, update the purchase follow-up tools.
  • Ensure the vehicle fleet management, supervising the drivers' team and ensuring the maintenance of the vehicles.
  • Ensure the regular order for the guesthouse and the maintenance of the base.
  • Upgrade and develop facilities for the leaving area of the expatriate.
  • Supervise the team of guards, including scheduling, in line with MDM HR policies.
  • Support the logistics coordinator in all aspects of security management for the mission.
  • Collect security reports and follow up.
  • Ensure implementation of the security protocols by the drivers and guards, as well as through procurement procedures and any other areas of work.

Skills and Experience Needed
  • Certificate in Logistic Management (such as Bioforce Institute)
  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience in logistics
  • At least 1 previous experience with an I.NGO is required (with MDM is an asset)
  • Experience dealing with suppliers and following procurement procedures
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office tool pack (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to be flexible
  • Ability to work under stressful situation and under specific security context
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

  • English is mandatory (oral, written)
  • French is an asset

Conditions of Employment
  • Status: Volunteer – VSI
  • Contract: Fixed-term contract
  • Duration: 6 months
  • 915 euros / month + perdiem
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Single posting

Job location

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2017

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:  Apply Here