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Project Logistics Assistant

  • Bili-Uele, DRC
  • Posted on Monday, October 1, 2018
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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) supports the conservation and sustainable management of priority biodiversity landscapes through the support of Protected Area (PA) authorities and local communities living in the periphery of PAs. The Project Logistics Assistant will ensure efficient and effective coordination and management of logistics and support AWF/ICCN Bili-Uere Protected Area Complex (BUPAC) office procurement to ensure good value for money. The position will also work in collaboration with AWF Kinshasa Finance and Logistics Department as well as the procurement team at AWF’s Nairobi Headquarter office.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide logistical support to Bili site procurement under the orientation of the AWF-DRC Program Finance and Compliance Officer.
  • Ensure the transport of equipment from implementation through adherence to basic administration and accountability in line with AWF procedures.
  • Support and ensure effective implementation of logistics as outlined in the work plan for set up of logistics and operation for the BUPAC EU Ecofac 6 project.
  • Help in the implementation of an accountability system for use and maintenance of car/motorbikes (logbook), and communication (Internet and Thuraya).
  • Organize, receive, transport, and arrange documentation and other formalities for incoming goods in BUPAC site.
  • Provide oversight for equipment maintenance, repairs and renewals, stationery and stores management and other maintenance in Bili site.
  • Oversee the management of travel and accommodation of AWF/ICCN staff to/from Bili site.
  • Prepare reports on cars and motorbikes, repairs and maintenance in collaboration with ICCN logistician once on board.
  • Any other duties as proposed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Logistics, Business Administration, Procurement, or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing logistics in remote locations.
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage.
  • MS Word and Excel, Internet/email communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in French, knowledge of local languages (Lingala, Swahili or Panzande) is an advantage.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment.
  • Quick learner/fast adaptor with a high level of flexibility.
  • Willingness to work in a remote area.
  • Commitment to AWF and its mission.

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