Logistics Assistant at Family Health International (FHI 360)

Family Health International (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 and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Assistant

Requisition ID: 2022200414
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time

Project Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health/Nutrition and Protection interventions

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the logistics Officer, the Logistics  Assistant will be responsible for the provision logistical services and operating the warehouse containing a wide variety of project materials and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists  in submission of weekly humanitarian cargo movement request to the cluster
  • Support fleet management/drivers’ orientation etc.
  • Verify quantities of goods delivered, inspect for damage, and enter into DPA.
  • Prepare and maintain records concerning the receipt and issuance of materials.
  • Assists logistics officer on haulage inspection and dispatched of Goods.
  • Update computer inventory control records.
  • Perform periodic physical inventory spot checks and reconciles with inventory records.
  • Assist in determining proper inventory levels, ordering points, and ordering quantities.
  • Liaises with Logistics Officer to minimize inventory and eliminate obsolete items.
  • Track usage of supplies and report on any incidence of loss or damages.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc / BA Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Estate Management or related field with 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with donor-funded procurement rules and regulations is an advantage.
  • Experience using inventory management software is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to comprehend and make inferences from technical materials and equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in pricing, contracts negotiations, policies and procedures.
  • Technical understanding of office and other mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Good analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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