Logistics & Supply Chain Manager

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Job Title:
Logistics & Supply Chain Manager
Job Type:
Contractual Job
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Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
1.00 To 0.00 / Month

Job Description

Job Context

  • Contracted hours: 35
  • Contract length: 12 months
  • Interview date: 25 November 2018
  • To be responsible for managing and leading the setup of all emergency response logistics functions and responsibilities and will manage the logistics staff. This role will report to the Sr. Finance & Operations Manager and will support the Emergency Response Manager and Programme Manager on the best use of Christian Aid`s resources. The role will include logistics support to the Bangladesh Country Programmes including the Rohingya response programme with a broad spread of programmes, staffing, thematic interventions, and complexity. As such, the role may include remote management, management of multiple field bases or direct management of logistics of various projects. The role will involve significant travel to Christian Aid programme sites. The post-holder will learn lessons from each assignment to help improve future practice.

Job Responsibilities

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Education Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or its equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

  • Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security.
  • Experience of developing / implementing a complex international supply chain to support different types of programmes, and coordinating resources to meet the programme objectives.
  • Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
  • Proven track-record in managing and supervising others in logistics, including training and capacity building
  • Experience of advising and supporting others at all levels with logistics aspects of a programme, including strategic thinking and planning.
  • Extensive practical field experience in emergencies and development contexts, as well as administration implementation with demonstrable project management skills.
  • Relevant supervisory and management experience (if applicable), proven good interpersonal skills, along with well-developed training experience.
  • Well-developed computer/system experience as well as demonstrable security management experience (if applicable).
  • Previous experience in managing logistics operations in complex and challenging humanitarian situations. Comprehensive knowledge of the different elements of the supply chain in a humanitarian context.
  • Previous experience in freight and cargo movement, as well as international bulk purchasing of relief goods (food & non-food items), common pipelines, cross-border cargo/freight movement (Road, Rail, Water, and Air).
  • Previous experience in areas affected by disasters / conflict with limited infrastructure.
  • Capacity to develop work plans and budgets, negotiate contracts, and take quick and relevant decisions.
  • Experience in a multi-donor funding environment will be useful.
  • Team management (if applicable): Experience in managing a team as a strong team player with positive attitude. Core
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written fluency in English and Bangla
  • Desirable Ability to work under pressure
  • Good understanding of grant donor financial, procurement and administrative management regulations especially multilateral donors.
  • Ability to build and maintain a good network of contacts and service providers

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