Logistics Manager – Consultant, Gaza Emergency Response

  • Egypt
  • TBD USD / Year

Project HOPE

Project HOPE is an international NGO of engaged employees and volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency

POSITION SUMMARY:

Project HOPE is seeking a Logistics Manager to be part of the Gaza Emergency Response. The primary responsibility of the Logistics Manager is to provide operational support structure, committed to provide reliable and timely program activities support in order to achieve efficient services to our beneficiaries. The Logistics Manager is responsible for, and accountable for, the delivery of all logistics and supply chain related activities in accordance with Project HOPE’s Logistics policies and procedures. Additionally, they will provide the technical oversight, input and supervision to coordinate the staff support to, delivery of, and implementation of, all logistics support systems according to Project HOPE’s Logistics policies and procedures.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Foster collaborative coordination among all actors, including field missions, service centers, headquarters divisions and services on issues pertaining to development of and compliance with supply chain operational guidance.
  • Identify, collect, assess, integrate regulatory compliance requirements into supply chain processes, policies and business rules, and initiate reviews to ensure relevancy and validity of the existing supply chain guidance.
  • Maintain repository of all organizational supply chain operational guidance; ensures personnel are aware of and take steps to comply with relevant rules and regulations; monitors, assesses and develops mitigation strategies for risks associated with non-compliance.
  • Provide effective and timely planning, oversight, management and coordination of logistics support operations and projects. Ensure effective and timely provision and coordination of diverse logistics support requirements.
  • Integrate and monitor the implementation of logistics support plans at all field missions; supports the establishment of mission specific supply chain operational guidance and provides expert advice on the implementation of integrated supply chain strategies for the field.
  • Coordinate field requests for assistance with relevant departments.
  • Develop policy and procedures documentation for field logistics support; provides substantive inputs to the preparation of position papers and reports to policy-making organs.
  • Plan and co-ordinate logistics support to new, sustaining, expanding, contracting and liquidating peacekeeping operations and other field missions and other peacekeeping operations.
  • Provide effective management and successful coordination of logistics support activities.
  • Ensure the monitoring of Headquarters and field policy on materials and personnel movement operations.
  • Ensure that logistics requirements take account of gender-specific needs.
  • Develop plans and procedures for assessing material, staff and their movements, planning and costing of operational budgets.
  • Coordinate and direct a team of staff and/or mentor and supervise the work of new/junior officers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Academic degree in logistics or relevant field (desired). Certification in Humanitarian Logistic Supply Chain
  • Experience (5 to 7 years) in humanitarian logistics management within the field of supply chain. management (procurement, tendering, contracting, clearance, transport, warehousing, etc.), fleet management and asset management, distribution support.
  • Proven strong technical capacity building expertise and experience with working with partners.
  • Proven record on the ability and experience of the management of country logistics and supply chain at a senior level.
  • Experience with donor (i.e., OFDA, ECHO, DFID, BPRM, UN-Agencies specific procedures).
  • Commitment and demonstrated skills to build national staff capacity in the areas of logistics management, supervision and monitoring.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with analytic approach.
  • Strong interpersonal, management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work in participatory manner with staff to assess needs, implement and monitor activities.
  • Ability to work in harsh conditions, often in remote areas.
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is essential.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form and must be able to travel internationally.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Work environment:

  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions.
  • Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation.
  • While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

How to apply

Please apply online at https://projecthope.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/1239?c=projecthope


Closing date: 30 Nov 2023