FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

Position Title:            Logistics Officer

Location:                    Abuja, Nigeria

Supervisor:                Project Coordinator


Basic Function:

The Logistics Officer under the supervision of the Project Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of all activities related to transportation, warehousing, asset management and quality control.

Duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for monitoring and detailed recording of all warehouse and stock movement activities consistent with FHI 360 procedures requiring complete, accurate and timely delivery. Ensure proper warehouse management. This includes storage space, condition, and the actual storage of stock. Coordinate with vendors in ensuring timely delivery of goods to and from the country office.  Ensure maximum availability and implementation of controls and monitoring mechanisms for all logistics assets. Responsible for overseeing and monitoring asset management and updating asset list as required. Working closely with field logisticians/pharmacists in ensuring all items classified as assets are properly tagged and documented for accountability. Process logistics related requests from various field offices in a timely manner and providing feedback within the shortest time possible.  Assist with the bidding process by providing support for procurement transactions, analyzing them for conformity to specified requirements; assist in conducting appraisals and supplier selection in conformance to FHI 360 standards. Maintain a close relationship with Procurement and Finance unit to ensure that payments are processed promptly and accurately. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms; Integrity- Conducts business in an ethical manner; Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others; Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving service delivery. Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter; Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation; Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions and trends. Ability to multitask and deal with stressful situations. Substantial knowledge of standard logistics procedures and practices. Good working knowledge of MS office applications. MS Excel, MS Office, MS Outlook etc. Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor degree /HND with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in logistics and general operations with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.

Or MBA or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in logistics or operations with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.

Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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