Logistics Officer at Action Against Hunger

Title: Logistics Officer | Action Against Hunger | Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria | Action Against Hunger

Type: Full Time
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Logistics Deputy Head of Department

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

Objective 1

  • Lead the process of importation of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF)

Tasks and Objectives:

  • Draft requisite PL(s) timely and follow up subsequently on its approval with the various units/ departments.
  • Ensure that all documentation required for customs clearance (Import Duty Exemption Certificate Waiver, NAFDAC Import Permit, Pre-Arrival Assessment Report) are in place.
  • Support in the request process for IDEC, NAFDAC Import Permit, NAFDAC No Objection Waiver, and SONCAP Certification (for SON regulated products).
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders (Custom clearing agents, 3PLs, etc.) on the timely clearance and scheduling of deliveries based on the supply plan.
  • Support in the activity of tracking and communicating with the respective stakeholders as it relates to the importation, clearing, delivery, and reception of RUTF.
  • Report any delays, changes, or irregularities observed with the schedules, deliveries, and documentation.

Objective 2

  • Facilitate the local procurement of RUTF

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Based on the supply plan, draft PL(s) timely and follow up its approval with the various units/ departments.
  • Follow up with the procurement team on the ordering and contractual setup leading to the local procurement of RUTF.
  • Actively communicate and track orders in-line with delivery schedules and purchase orders issued.
  • Coordinate deliveries to all warehouses in BAY states based on pre-determined schedules
  • Communicate timely any delays, changes and bottlenecks to relevant stakeholders

Objective 3

  • Provide coordination on transportation of RUTF  

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a delivery schedule in line with the supply plan
  • Monitor and provide visibility  and coordination into the delivery schedule for inbound commodities to BAY states
  • Communicate deliveries (local and international) timely to relevant stakeholders (PM, warehouse team, Security and safety team)
  • Liaise with 3PLs on the inbound shipment as well as delivery schedules to BAY states.
  • Flag any irregularities, delays, and bottlenecks experienced with 3Pls

Objective 4

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor 3PL’s (third party logistics agent) performance using KPIs to determine quality and delivery.
  • Monitor commodity requirements to identify potential supply chain disruptions and make re-allocation decisions in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Conduct periodic reconciliation exercise in line with the PPP and submit to the PM
  • Develop and submit biweekly sitrep of your work
  • Prepare and analyze monthly report for dissemination to relevant stakeholders


  • HND / Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Administration, or related field of study.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience required on importation processes and procedures, 3rd Party Logistics management, transportation, and warehousing.

Skills & Experience

  • Post-NYSC work experience in Supply Chain or Logistics, preferably with an International NGO.
  • Exceptional organization, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment.
  • Excellent computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, a strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be a mature, self-motivated, problem-solving individual with high levels of initiative;
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate a good understanding of contemporary management best practices.
  • Excellent people skills; Demonstrate a high level of initiative, diplomacy, and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be flexible and can work independently and as part of a team.


  • Training on supply chain management preferred.
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and computer software – MS Office and Excel especially.
  • Highly organized, with exceptional time management skills to complete a wide variety of tasks.
  • Pays close attention to details.
  • Hardworking, flexible, and able to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Ability to work long hours.

Minimum Basic Salary
NGN 236,585 per month

Application Closing Date
9th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Qualified women are encouraged to apply