Senior Logistics Officer-Hargeisa

Country: Somalia
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 24 Aug 2021

Department: LOGISTICS

Direct Hierarch: Senior Logistics Officer

Contract duration: One Year with possibility of extension

Duty Station: Hargeisa-Somaliland

Starting Date: September 2021

ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non-discrimination.

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Their staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development. For more information, please visit our website at

ACTED is looking for experienced self-driven and self-oriented professionals to fill the position of a Senior Logistics Officer based in Hargeisa-Somaliland;

I. Main Objective

To perform transparent and efficient Logistic management for ACTED programmes in Somalia/Somaliland. i.e. all aspects related to Inventory, Communications, assets management, transport etc. The Senior Logistics Officer will report to the CLM (Country Logistics Manager). He will have direct hierarchical and functional supervisory role for all staff under his department.

II. Duties and Responsibilities

Procurement Planning and Supply chain management

o Procurement (at determined threshold)

  • Receiving and consolidating the documentation from the various area for the call of tender and framework agreement; check all the documentation and apply online the advertisement.
  • Audit for compliance with respect to all procurements made at scenario D, E and frameworks
  • Send for signature all document to the CLM
  • Assist the CLM for project procurement planning;
  • Manage and coordinate the entire procurement and supply chain resources in the mission under the supervision of the CLM;
  • Ensure information flow with other departments for effective service delivery thus securing the successful conclusion of the programs;

o Supply chain management

  • Develop and update the procurement follow up.
  • Ensure the information flow between the different stakeholders in the supply chain.

Stock Management

  • Follow all programs inventories in the mission (capital and areas);
  • Management of the IN & OUT processes in the Mission storage resources;
  • Ensure compliance with the stock management procedures.

Delivery (Transport) Management

  • Overall delivery management for ACTED freight transport;
  • Ensure compliance with delivery management procedures.

Assets and Property Management (including premises)

  • Responsible of the inventory of the asset of the mission, in collaboration with the IT;
  • Ensure compliance with assets, property and premises management procedures.

Fleet and Fuel Management

  • To ensure proper the follow up of the ACTED fleet;
  • To control and manage the cost of the fleet (fuel, maintenance and repairs);
  • Ensure compliance with the fleet management procedures.

Tele communication and Information Technology Management

  • Set-up, manage and ensure effective use of the entire telecommunication and IT system;
  • Manage the mission’s telecommunication costs;
  • Accountable for the overall compliance with the Communication and IT procedures.


  • Responsible for compiling all logistics reports from all bases and send on time to the CLM.

Protection Mainstreaming

  • Promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labors).

· Any other duties as assigned by your line manager or Country coordination

III. Qualifications/Skills Required

· A university degree is required in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Business Administration or related

· A minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience in an INGO, at the national or international levels, in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required.

· Emergency experience an advantage.

· Proven capabilities in analysing, great leadership and management is required

· Excellent skills in written and spoken English

· Ability to apply technical expertise in his/her work

· Planning and Organizing / Results and quality orientation

· Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;

· Proven ability to work creatively and independently while strictly following Instructions and Procedures

· Ability to train, mobilize, and manage staff

· Unquestionable professionalism and integrity

How to apply:

Application Procedure

Qualified national candidates with the required skills and qualifications are invited to submit their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document (the cover letter should be on the first page of the document and the CV should start on the second page) to, with the e-mail subject ‘**APPLICATION FOR SENIOR LOGISTICS OFFICER-HARGEISA**’ and received on or before 5.00pm on 24TH August 2021. Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitments.

ACTED is committed to protecting beneficiaries within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and any kind of misconduct. ACTED has specific policies, including PSEA and Child Protection, which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, beneficiaries, consultants and other stakeholders and has zero tolerance towards misconducts. Any candidate offered a job with ACTED will be expected to sign ACTED’s organizational Policies and Code of Conduct as an annex to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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