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Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Logistics Officer - Save the Children Rwanda

Posted By on Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in seven regions in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 150 staff. SCI Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire a qualified, committed and experienced national to fill the following position;


This is a Grade 4 position.


As a member of the field office management team in Kirehe, the Logistics Officer responsibility for spearheading Logistics matters of the Field Office (FO).  The Logistics Officer in his/her capacity will be accountable for the provision of effective HR and administration services in both emergencies and development programming contexts at the field office level.


Logistics Support
    Support the field office with logistics requests as guided by the Country Logistics Manager and Field Office Manager
    Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards and logistics policies are implemented and adhered to in the field office and that the requirements of the donor are also adhered to.
    Provide advice and support to the programme on logistics whilst providing timely reports including Weekly Procurement Tracker and Monthly KPI reporting
    Ensure systems in place to monitor pipeline and procurement expenditure on a monthly basis and finance monthly payment projections
    Carry out any required procurement, including Emergency Procurement, in compliance with SCI Standard guidelines, procedures and forms (Purchase Orders, Goods Received Notes, etc.)
    Tracking of all vehicles on the fleet, including movement planning and day-to-day allocation.
    Manage, maintain and ensure repair of vehicles in safe and efficient work order.
    Ensure that vehicles are checked on a daily basis, and liaise with the Country Logistics Manager to ensure that regular service and maintenance is carried out.
    Ensure vehicles have current meeting all safety and security requirements and lawful documentation including comprehensive insurance and registration.

Receive travel requests, and maintain trip schedules and Staff Movement

    Degree in Logistics and Procurement or related field
    Relevant training in Logistics and Procurement
    Experience in Human Resource, Admin and Logistics
    Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate skills in leading a multi- disciplined team through a period of change
    Analytical, decision making and strategic planning skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities
    Ability to coach, mentor, delegate appropriately and provide developmental guidance to supervised staff
    Competent level skills in core IT applications, particularly MS Office
    A commitment to the values and principles of Save the Children
    High level of commitment to the principles of development and to the organizational and programmatic goals of  Save the Children
    Base in Kirehe or surrounded area will be an advantage


    Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
    Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

    Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
    Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    Future orientated, thinks strategically.

    Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
    Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
    Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

    Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
    Willing to take disciplined risks

    Honest, encourages openness and transparency

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus an updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to: before 10th March 2016.

Kindly, mention “Logistics Officer Position”

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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