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  • Posted on: 13 April, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

    Flying Logistics Manager

     

    You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...

     

    providing ACF’s field teams in Nigeria with essential logistics support during emergency response activities in Jigawa, Yobe and Borno states and build the capacity of the Logistics team in the bases.

    Key activities in your role will include
    • Follow up and implement recommendations of the latest Logistics Assessment and work with base logistics teams to develop logistics systems and procedures
    • Implement short term and long term action plans for logistics staff in the bases in line with the Logistics Assessment outcomes
    • Support the Base Logisticians to implement and ensure the performance of the supply chain on base level and ensure conformity with ACF procedures at each stage of the supply chain.
    • Provide technical support to the base logisticians on fleet, warehousing, facility management, procurement.
    • Support the ITC Officer, provide him and follow an action plan with objectives in the bases
    • Support the Base Logisticians in submitting timely and quality reports
    • Build the capacity of the Logistics team in the bases, ensure that all KitLog procedures are known and followed
    • Build the capacity of Programmes team in working with logistics documentation

    Do you meet the profile required criteria ?

     

    You’ve broad experience in humanitarian logistics

    • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or a related field. You have either started or completed further studies in Humanitarian Logistics or International Development.
    • You have at least 5 years’ international professional experience in similar roles & humanitarian emergency contexts. You have a good general knowledge of IT, mechanics, communications, supply chain management & procurement.

    You’re a creative problem-solver

    • You like to find & implement straight-forward solutions to tricky questions. You balance finding quick answers to immediate problems with planning projects that take a longer time to execute.   
    • You’re well organized & pay attention to small details. You understand that support roles play an invaluable role keeping ACF’s core activities operational. You take pride meeting deadlines & following procedures correctly & keeping logistical documentation up-to-date.

    Your work style builds confidence within your team

    • You’re genuinely enthusiastic about helping the logitistics teams achieve their objectives. You like to pass on to others what you’ve learnt & thrive on the variety of logistics activities that fall within this role’s scope of responsibility.
    • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language, speaking tactfully & listening carefully to others. You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.

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    Supply Chain Expert

     

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    Managing the entire supply chain and advising the Logistics team on the bases on their procurement requests.

    Key activities in your role will include

    • Defines and ensures the implementation of the supply strategy (local and international procurement, storage and transport).
    • Advises other departments on their supply needs
    • Ensures that supply constraints and needs are well taken into account when the project is being designed
    • Represents the mission externally on all supply chain related issues and develops his/her network to exchange on best practices and information
    • Ensures that ACF procurement procedures are correctly understood and implemented on the mission
    • Pilots, optimizes and ensures the quality of all procurement
    • Ensures compliance with donor rules
    • Ensures correct implementation of ACF Policies and procedures in terms of store management
    • Follows up on In Kind Donations
    • Pilots and optimizes a stock strategy and ensures effective use of stocks
    • Identifies risks of fraud and corruption in his area of responsibility and sets up preventive/mitigation and control measures
    • Sensitizes his colleagues on risks of fraud and corruption

    Do you meet the profile required criteria ?

     

    You’ve broad experience in humanitarian logistics

    • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management. You have either started or completed further studies in Humanitarian Logistics or International Development.
    • You have at least 2 years’ international professional experience in similar roles & humanitarian emergency contexts. You have a very good general knowledge of supply chain management & procurement.

    You’re a creative problem-solver

    • You like to find & implement straight-forward solutions to tricky questions. You balance finding quick answers to immediate problems with planning projects that take a longer time to execute.   
    • You’re well organized & pay attention to small details. You understand that support roles play an invaluable role keeping ACF’s core activities operational. You take pride meeting deadlines & following procedures correctly & keeping logistical documentation up-to-date

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    Rapid Response Project Manger

     

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    Leading the program emergency team in Borno State, Nigeria.  

    Key activities in your role will include

    • Ensure that the startup / scale up of the WASH and FSL response is well coordinated and timely and qualitatively implemented. Ensure that logistic, security and administrative ACF procedures are in place in the new project locations in the shortest possible delay.
    • Ensure that program implementation is coordinated with other humanitarian actors, operating in the same geographic location (Protection, Gender, WASH, FSL)
    • In collaboration with the Technical Coordination team, analyze of the broad humanitarian emergency trends by attending regular coordination meetings at national level, field assessments, and secondary data from other sources.
    • Serve as a point of contact for all ACF emergency programs in Nigeria and build collaborative relationships with UN agencies, INGOs and relevant Government agencies who are active in Nigeria’s emergency response.
    • He/she provides the coordination team with up-to-date emergency humanitarian information and possible scenario analysis and contingency planning.
    • In collaboration with the Coordination team, identifies humanitarian needs, provides relevant future trends for geographic and sector positioning throughout the country in a timely fashion. 
    • Manage the emergency team fostering professional development and team building through regular meetings and effective HR management

    Do you meet the profile required criteria ?

     

    You’re a seasoned Emergency Project Manger

    • You have a university degree in International Development, Public Health, International Humanitarian Assistance, or any food security, agriculture, social science. 
    • You have at least 3 years’ experience managing programs in acute humanitarian emergencies. 

    You are passionate about finding effective solutions 

    • You encourage your team to deliver life-saving activities, supporting them while they work in difficult conditions. You help teams manage difficult situations & then work with them so their energies remain focused on delivering those quality activities which will most impact our beneficiaries. 
    • Your experience allows you to remain are calm & articulate under pressure. You are a strong advocate for improving the humanitarian assistance to those most in need, able to represent ACF appropriately with a range of national counterparts.

    Your work style encourages trust & resilience within the emergency team

    • You intuitively adapt your communication style to suit colleagues from other cultures & professions.
    • You monitor the impact that the demanding activities & stressful security conditions may have on the emergency teams, actively working with Country Director & HR team to ensure that staff are appropriately supported.
    • You keep the emergency teams updated with new developments in Nigeria, taking time to explain & explore with them the possible consequences of different situations.

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