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Expert Logistics

Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)

  • Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
  • Location: Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: 2020-01-22

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Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe!

We are one of the largest and most respected private organisations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. As a politically and confessionally independent organisation, our value-oriented actions are always based on ethical principles. Our vision is clear: "Zero Hunger by 2030" - If you want to become part of this joint mission and support us in the fight against hunger worldwide, we look forward to receiving your application as:

Expert Logistics*

in Kirundo

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. Employment location will be Kirundo with frequent trips to Bujumbura, Burundi.

As Expert Logistics you will be responsible for the accurate implementation of logistic standards and all processes related to procurement, logistics etc. in Burundi according to internal and donor regulations.

Your responsibilities

  • Establish an efficient warehouse and store management system in Kirundo and Bujumbura
  • Establish and update a database of local suppliers, specifying the criteria of quality, price, service, ethics etc.
  • Prepare procurement plans for all projects and ensure their execution
  • Regularly organize (at least once a month) the inspection of all stocks according to the specific requirements of each piece of equipment and according to the requirements of the donors (palletisation, shelving etc.)
  • Organize quarterly stock inventories
  • Prepare monthly fuel and consumption reports and provide feedback if necessary
  • Regularly evaluate the staff under your leadership and implement a capacity building plan
  • Actively participate in all training sessions organized in your favor

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in logistics, development cooperation/humanitarian aid or a similar qualification commensurate with the position
  • 2 to 5 years professional experience working in the global south
  • Experience working in east african region and with EU based Fundings (EUROPAID, BMZ AA)
  • Coordination and organization skills – even under a high workload
  • Broad intercultural competence and ability to cope in an international team
  • Excellent spoken and written French is mandatory, English/Swahili and/or Kirundi 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. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits".

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by January 22, 2020. Your contact person is Ina Stepka.

*We welcome applications from all people, regardless of gender, confession, or origin. In case of equal qualification, people with disabilities will be given preferential consideration.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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