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Post Title: Logistics Officer

Organization: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Location: Afrin, SYRIA

Contract Details: 8 months (Full Time) / consultancy contract.

Starting: As soon as possible

Benefits: Competitive package

Application closing Date: 31/10/2020


Welthungerhilfe is a private, non-profitmaking, politically independent and non-denominational organization that supports people living in deprivation and poverty, irrespective of the color of their skin, their religious beliefs or their worldview. WHH is working in the fields of development cooperation and humanitarian aid, relief aid, rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Welthungerhilfe operates inside Idleb, Syria since 2017 remotely from regional office in Gaziantep/Turkey through implementing partners. WHH implements projects directly inside Syria since 2018, as well.

Welthungerhilfe set up an office in A’zaz, Syria in 2018 in order to start direct implementation of projects in the fields of emergency response humanitarian and relief aid. Ever since, Welthungerhilfe has distributed food baskets, food&hygiene and agricultural vouchers in the IDP camps in A’zaz. Welthungerhilfe aims to sustain the humanitarian aid projects and increase the resilience of IDPs in the region.

Overall Role:

Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Logistics Officer provides efficient and effective logistics support to the projects assigned to him/her:

· Procurement

· Inventory Control of Supplies

· Transporting and Distributing Supplies

· Maintaining all logistic records

Responsibilities of the Logistician:

· Ensures the proper functioning of supply chain including procurement planning.

· Procurement of relief items.

· Planning commodity schedules for project activities in close cooperation with relevant project staff.

· Organizing and if necessary, undertaking, local purchases ensuring adherence to established procedures.

· Ensure documenting receipt of good.

· Liaising with the suppliers for all local purchases.

· Warehouse management.

· Maintain and update suppliers list.

· Support Head of logistics

· Support the logistics activities

· Inventory management

In addition to the above, the Logistician may be asked to carry out other duties requested by the Logistics Manager.

Required Qualifications:

· Position open to Syrian nationals only

· Education: University degree or college.

· Work Experience: Minimum three-years professional experience in a similar position, preferably in a non-profit organization

· Skills/knowledge:

  • Previous experience procurement and logistics
  • Proven knowledge of computerized systems; high degree of computer literacy and word processing and Excel skills
  • Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
  • Ability to work with minimum or no supervision with the ability to deliver tasks timely.
  • Ability to report to remotely located management

· Social Skills; Ability to build a network and work in a team under pressure.

· Language Skills: English and Arabic highly required (written & spoken).

The Logistic Officer will be obliged to maintain confidentiality regarding all information obtained in the course of his/her work during the employment at Welthungerhilfe and thereafter.

Submission Guidelines:
  • The applicants should submit a cover letter and CV indicating their match to the above qualifications and requirements in line with the description of duties to the following email address: [email protected] no later than CoB 31/10/2020.

The subject line should read: Job Application – Logistics Officer/Afrin (SYR1078)

A cover letter must include salary expectations.**

  • To help us with our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email/cover letter where (vacanciesinsyria.com) you saw this job posting.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe reserves the right to fill in the position before the deadline due to urgency.


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