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  • Posted: Sep 15, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 22, 2020
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    The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support of an international office in Rome. Founded in November 1980 as a work of the Society of Jesus, JRS w...
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    Logistics Officer

    Supervisor: Project Director

    Technical Head: National Logistics Coordinator

    Country of Assignment: Nigeria

    Regional Directorate: West Africa

    Place of Assignment: Taraba 

    Job Summary

    By the authorization of the National Logistics Coordinator and under the supervision of the Project Director in the field, The Logistics Officer will facilitate the proper development of all JRS projects in Nigeria through the coordination of staff movements, their adequate housing, and above all a supply follow-up and organisation of material, both in the country office and in the bases.


    • Plan and prepare the weekly activities of the logistics department as a whole.
    • Facilitate the movement of JRS personnel in the field: flight bookings, communication of departure and arrival times to staff and drivers.
    • Coordinate the transport of project equipment, receiving cargo ships.
    • Plan the movement of devices, track their maintenance and repair, as well as the generator and other devices.
    • Negotiate purchases, formalize agreements with local suppliers to secure supplies and reduce prices.
    • Prepare an orderly list for JRS goods and ensure contingency stocks.
    • Reception and accommodation of staff at the guesthouse.
    • Follow up of the maintenance of the office and the guesthouse.
    • Supervise the following support staff: drivers, maintenance workers, cooks and guards.
    • Establish evacuation plans and security policies.
    • Remain flexible in participating in JRS activities.
    • If necessary, accompany the Country Director for security purposes.
    • Write and submit to the National Logistics Officer a weekly and monthly report of activities as well as to the Project Director.
    • Report to the hierarchy any cases of loss or lack of material and produce a report.
    • Participate in weekly management meetings.
    • Help identify logistics issues and new opportunities.
    • Propose actions that are useful for improving the department.
    • Participate in the evaluation of the expected results of the department.

    Required Profile 

    Having a University Degree in the technical (or economic) field would be an asset.

    Experience and Qualification

    • Have at least a minimum of three (3) years of progressively verifiable experience preferably in the field of logistics.
    • Proven work experience in multicultural and stressful environments.
    • Experience in writing detailed reports.


    • Adhere to JRS values and abide by the code of conduct and other policies.
    • Have the perfect mastery of English (written and spoken). 
    • Potray positive attitude and professional behaviour in carrying out official duties.
    • Ability to work as a team.
    • Comprehensive knowledge in computer skills especially the Microsoft packages: Word, Excel.
    • Knowledge of Local language (Hausa) would be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

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