This job listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!
15 Apr 2019

Base Logistics Manager at Action Against Hunger

Welcome to This website helps you to achieve your career dream by linking you to vacancies from Top Companies in Ethiopia. Job Seekers are also exposed to best articles for career growth and development. Click Here to Subscribe for Job Alerts We strongly advise graduates not to pay money before getting a Job. Report fraudulent jobs to [email protected]

Job Description

As a registered charity, founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger operates in 37 countries. The international network of Action Against Hunger is represented in Paris, London, Madrid, Montreal and New York. Teams in the field combat hunger on 4 fronts: nutrition, food security, health, water and sanitation.

For our Logistics Department in Somali, we are currently looking for the following professional:

                                               Base Logistics Manager


Manage the logistics at Somali base level, bring technical support, and organize capacity building activities for logistics team.1 :  Manage the operational logistics at Somali base level 

  • Define and follow the logistics organisation of the base: chain of supplies, management of all equipment, management of fleet, Communication, rehabilitation, etc.
  • Define and plan the logistic needs: work out the financial plan, check the purchasing forecasts for the base, plan and manage the logistics budget lines, check and analyse the expenses;
  • Implement and standardize logistic procedures as defined in the Kitlog latest version;
  • Recommend for definition of additional logistic procedures if necessary;
  • liaise with Country office and other departments concerning logistic aspects.
  • Bring technical support in all aspects related to logistics

2 : Implement and ensure performance of Supply chain

  •  Ensuring conformity with ACTION AGANIST HUNGER procedures at each stage of the supply chain
  • Performance in respect of costs, quality and timeliness in the supply chain (purchasing, transport, stock).
  • Advice, information and alerts on the processing of requests to the requesters
  • Contributing to the Project Procurement Plan (PPP) and Supply Plan (SP) at the launch of new projects
  • Receiving and approving the Procurement Requests and updating the Procurement Follow-Up
  • Putting in place and arranging for purchases in a timely manner and in accordance with the ACTION AGANIST HUNGER procedures applying to each purchase (Supply, Services, Work, Property)
  • Controlling deliveries to sub bases and programs
  • Control stock management (storage conditions, reporting, expiry dates) and stock movements
  • Collecting data on the market and local suppliers

3 : Implement and Ensure the performance of facilities Management

  • safety of the working and living environment
  • provision and maintenance of logistical equipment
  • security of logistical equipment, training and assistance to users
  • provision of water and energy supplies for the functioning of the base and the living environment
  • Undertaking or supervising the installation, maintenance and repair of logistical equipment
  • Maintaining the equipment list at the base
  • Assessing the needs for logistical equipment and ensuring proportional allocation
  • Supervision of the energy sources and vehicle fleet management          maintenance, planning, monitoring costs, administrative aspects (insurance, documentation)

4: Contribute to Security Management

  •  working with the Field Coordinator on the definition of a local security plan
  • putting in place security guidelines for the base and ensuring they are properly applied
  • Maintenance of an effective network, with local input, on contextual and security matters, collection  and analysis of information to inform the risk and context analysis undertaken by the Field Coordinator
  • Writing of the local security plan and transmitting to Field Coordinator for validation
  • Security briefing and training of ACTION AGANIST HUNGER teams
  • Monitoring the application of security procedures, issuing reminders and alerting the Field Coordinator as and when necessary

5: Human Resources management and capacity building:

  •  day-to-day management of his/her team (guidance, follow-up, motivation)
  • evaluating the performance and developing the skills of his/her team members
  • Defining the Human Resources needs in his/her area of activity and producing the organisational chart of his/her team
  • Taking part in the recruitment of his/her teams
  • Organising and leading team meetings
  • Working out and monitoring individual action plans for team members
  • Managing planning operations, task sharing and coordination of work
  • Managing difficulties in the team

6 : Represent ACTION AGANIST HUNGER when liaising with partners:

  • Represent ACTION AGANIST HUNGER when dealing with partners and official authorities;
  • Participate to the logistics cluster;

Job Requirements


Diploma / Level of studies:

B.A. degree in Supply Chain Management/Business Administration or equivalent field of studies and at least 5 years’ work experience on the similar position.


Required skills:

  • Experience in humanitarian work indispensable
  • Experience in management, in following through a programme, in evaluating security
  • Good organizer
  • Rigour
  • Good analytical capacity
  • Team spirit
  • Good communication and relations with people.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please send your application composed of: none returnable CV, Covering Letter with “Base Logistics Manager” written in the subject line, and two references, applicants to the following addresses:

Action Against Hunger – Addis Ababa – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box

2357,  (On the way to Meskel flower from Dembel city mall, Behind Addis Ababa Road Transportation Authority Garage ): or Directly In Person to Action Against Hunger,  Gode, Sekota, Gambella, Mega, and Hirna offices ;

“Women Applicants Are Highly Encouraged”

NB: Only short listed applicants will be communicated On and selection process includes technical test and an interview.

Dont Miss Latest Jobs In Ethiopia. Subscribe Today. CLICK HERE

Apply for this Job