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Logistics Specialist

South Sudan (South Sudan)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: South Sudan (South Sudan)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: 2021-04-30

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The department of this position is responsible to provide strategic support for the administrative, 
logistics and technology requirements for all of our client's field missions.
Role objectives
  • Integrate logistics and support plans, deployment timelines and budget requirements for planned or new peacekeeping missions.
  • Develops and implements methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of logistic plans.
  • Formulate specific Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Manages logistics operations.
  • Ensures timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery of peacekeeping cargoes and personnel.
  • Coordinates inputs with regards to supply chain management and service delivery. 
  • Ensures that logistics requirements take account of gender-specific needs.
  • Coordinates uniformed capabilities logistics activities with procurement, finance, human resources, policy and other substantive units.
  • Follows up on legal and financial aspects.
  • Develops and implements DOS logistics support policy, procedures and methodologies to the common benefit of all functional units.
  • Prepares reports on operational logistics issues, linked to uniformed capabilities.
  • Identifies plans and manages special logistics operations with reference to uniformed capabilities.
  • Ensures that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Prepares contingency plans and logistics preparedness reviews.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Project reporting
The Logistics Officer reports to the Chief of Section.
Key competencies Professionalism: Knowledge of logistics operations and practices. Ability to provide and coordinate technical and procedural advice in a broad range of logistics areas. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Team management
No direct Reports.
Further information
Education
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, public administration, supply chain management, logistics, law or other relevant field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience, in logistics or supply chain management operations or related area is required.
  • Experience in coordinating logistics support operations is required.
  • Experience in coordinating inputs with stakeholders to prepare written reports and communications is required.
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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