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Director of Distributions, Logistics & Finance


  • Organization: LHI - Lifting Hands International
  • Location: Serres
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Lifting Hands International is looking for a Director of Distributions, Logistics & Finance to start in Greece in August 2024 and commit for at least six months.

About Us

Lifting Hands International operates a community center in Serres, a small city about an hour from Thessaloniki in Northern Greece. We work with a population of 1000+ refugees & asylum seekers at the local camps, providing regular aid distributions and a range of psychosocial support programs.

Role Profile

As Director of DLF you will work closely with the Director of Operations, the Director of Human Resources, the Director of Outreach and Development and the Country Director to lead and empower our management team members and ensure the health and success of Serres programs. This role entails both home-office and field-based work, including regular visits to the community center and the aid warehouse for feedback sessions or to support managers.

  • Primary oversight of aid distribution, logistics and operational finances
  • Line management & collaboration with the three program managers in charge of distributions, warehouse, logistics and facilities.
  • Leading the development of aid distribution & logistics programs towards 1) increased community engagement within program activities and 2) optionality in the reception of emergency aid
  • Working with the directors team, helping to oversee a large multicultural team of program managers, visiting and community volunteers
  • Coordinating distribution and exchange of aid with external partners and organizations throughout Northern Greece
  • Report writing and strategic planning

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum six month commitment, must be able to remain in Greece for the full period without visa restrictions
  • At least 1 year experience in a coordination role
  • Previous experience of people management in a multicultural team
  • An understanding of distributions and/or logistics in a grassroots humanitarian context
  • Demonstrable report writing skills
  • Proven ability to work in a self-directed way without constant supervision
  • Fluent English speaker
  • International Drivers License

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of Greek / Arabic / Kurmanji / Farsi / French
  • Degree(s) in a related field
  • Experience with bookkeeping and financial tracking
  • Understanding of the implementation of Psycho-Social-Support programs
  • Potential to stay on the team for 6-12 months

We Offer

  • Free shared accommodation
  • Five day work week + full week break after every 6 to 8 weeks of work
  • Monthly stipend starting at 800 euros.

To apply, please fill out this application.

To find out more about Lifting Hands International in Greece and around the globe, you can visit our site at

Please send any questions to our HR Director, Harvey, at

This vacancy is now closed.