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Logistics Officer

at Uganda Red Cross Society
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 19, 2019
Category Transportation & Logistics
Currency UGX


Logistics Officer

Title Logistics Officer (1 Position)
Grade UR 5
Project Report Technically to the Coordinator Supply Chain Management at HQ and administratively to the Operations Manager
Location Arua
Duration 12 months with possibility of Renewal
Date August 2019
Job Purpose:

The Logistics Officer will be responsible for providing Supply Chain Management support to the development projects in the West Nile Refugee Settlements.


Support the field team in procuring, storing and distributing goods and services and maintain stock levels
Ensure that all vehicles in the operational areas are in good condition and all stores records are well maintained
Preserve and maintain necessary documentation for audit and logistics use
Identify and manage risks within the supply chain at field level and communicate them to the management
Participate in the tendering process including preparation of tender documents relating to construction materials and equipment
Prepare procurement plans in conjunction with relevant sectors.
Ensure that procurement status reports are up to date at all times and are shared appropriately


Excellent inter personal and communication skills
High level of Trust and integrity
Good team leader
Organised and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure
Significant understanding of complex emergencies
Understanding of various donors requirements
Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office and a database package.
Fluent in written and spoken English

Experience Requirements

At least 3 years working experience in Managing Procurement, Logistics or supply Chain activities at Officer Level;
Good understanding of Navision accounting System;
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.

Education Requirements

Minimum Bachelor Degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management from a reputable Institution;
Postgraduate qualification in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain or CIPS is an added advantage.