Expert Logistics*

Country: Central African Republic
Organization: Welthungerhilfe
Closing date: 8 Sep 2021

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are very good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Bangui, Central African Republic.

As Expert Logistics you will be responsible for the accurate implementation of logistic standards and all processes related to procurement, logistics etc. according to internal and donor regulations. You will be responsible for the professional execution of programme/project activities delegated by the programme/project management within the Country Office.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring that material resources are correctly planned in agreement with the Head of Project and the Head of Finance
  • Involvement in the planning and processing of local purchases, storage, transportation, distribution and use of funds, incl. documentation in accordance with Welthungerhilfe standards and the respective specifications and requirements of the project and co-financers
  • Supporting Heads of Project in determining financial and material requirements
  • Involvement in the preparation and monthly revision of the operational plan
  • Participating in the preparation of regular reports on the project's progress and developments on the ground
  • Leading, coaching and capacity building of the logistic department
  • Organising fleet management of the country programme/projects
  • Planning and organising imported goods (import regulations, customs handling)
  • Organising and maintaining office premises/guesthouse, and storage facilities (including the identification of suitable buildings, furnishings and fittings)

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in logistics, development cooperation/humanitarian aid or qualifications that are commensurate with this position
  • At least 5 years of job related working experience (regional working experience is an asset)
  • Sound experience with planning and data collection methods
  • Broad intercultural competence and ability to cope in a multinational team
  • Coordination and organization skills – even under a high workload
  • Excellent spoken and written French and English, knowledge of German would be an asset

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits".

**Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

How to apply:

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by September 8, 2021 by following this link. Your contact person is Carolin Moellenbeck. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

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