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Logistics Officer (2)

Job Title: Logistics Officer (2)

Place of Assignment: Lamwo & Adjumani Sub program

Reports to: Team Leader

Job Profile: The Logistics Officers will oversee and ensure that all activities related to fleet and stores management are implemented in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed LVIF Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects relatad to fleet and stores in the designated Sub-Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Adheres to a car parking policy that defines who can use the vehicle, at what time, for what purpose and when the vehicle must be parked.

2. Authorize the movement of vehicles leaving the compound and ensure that they are using authorized gate passes or mission orders.

3. Supervises drivers and ensures their performance management processes is adhered to, regularly sets targets for them and conducts effective appraisals

4. Supports fleet Management to ensure that movement of vehicles and repairs comply with regulations and policies.

5. Regularly inspects vehicles in order to establish its mechanical condition and roadworthiness.

6. lmplements set procedures for effective vehicle usage while minimizing the costs.

7. Maintains a productive relationship with suppliers of vehicle repair services, fuel, oils and spares and coordinates regularly with the procurement function.

8. Oversees a system for monitoring and tracking the distances and relates them to fuel usage.

9. Responsible for the effective planning and management of warehouse operations, to ensure safe and efficient warehousing and storage of all goods and supplies.

10. Coordinate the receipt dispatch of goods, GDN, RR to ensure accurate recording, accounting and reporting is available at all times to support decision-making and ensure that all stores transactions are updated accurately on the stock/bin cards on a daily basis and use the SAGE system where applicable.

11. Support receipt/dispatch goods against official approved documentation (e.g. GRN, waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of goods including the quality in compliance with the established standards.

12. Responsible for the accuracy of warehouse transaction records including identification of discrepancles, to ensure immediate and accurate reporting on commodity movements in line with the LWF/Donor requirements.

13. Responsible for inventory management (e.9. physical stock verification, reporting, stock reconciliation etc.), to ensure any existing and developing issues with regard to proper stock management are timely addressed as per LWF standard procedures, ) and support daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks and report immediately any discrepancy.

14. Regularly monitor the condition of the warehouse and goods and take appropriate actions to support efficient warehouse space-utilization. This includes the general maintenance of the warehouse, fumigation, and ensuring that the fire extinguisher are serviceable and usable.

15. Ensure that all receipts, returns, dispatches are accurately recorded and all transactions are reflected in the appropriate stock cards.

16. Supervise store staff, to ensure high-performance standards.

Qualifications,Skills & Experience:

  • University Degree in Fleet and logistics management, Business administration or related field.
  • Post Graduate training in Project Planning and Management sound knowledge of management is an added advantage;
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in logistics management preferable with INGO
  • Ability to take initiative and work independenfly
  • Good organizational and team skills with attention to detail
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (internet and computer applications)
    Ability to work under pressure

Application Procedure:

Candidates who are interested in the above positions should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact  and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only  through  our recruitment  email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

Please use the full job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 22, January 2021 by 5:00pm

LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.  Persons with disabilities and Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply.  LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies.  Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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