Job Advert for Logistic Officer Yei/Lainya Based

External/Internal – Job Advertisement
VA No. SSUHA-HPF2 Lot20-14/06/2017
The South Sudan Health Association (SSUHA) formerly known as Sudan Health Association (SUHA) is a National Non-Governmental Organization (NNGO) founded during the Sudan civil war in 1995 to support Sudanese refugees in Kenya and those living in the then liberated areas of Southern Sudan. It however started operating in Kajo-Keji in June 1997 providing basic health services to the community in that county. It is currently registered with the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC)
From the time of its inception, SSUHA has been providing humanitarian services to the needy communities of South Sudan in several fields that include health, HIV/AIDS, food security and livelihood, WaSH, etc . Among other projects, SSUHA is currently implementing (in a consortium with AAH & ARC) the LOT 20 Health project funded by HPF in Yei, Morobo, Kajo-Keji, and Lainya (Where SSUHA is operating) counties. It is therefore seeking to recruit for the following position:
Job Title: Logistic Officer
Location: Yei/Lainya County
Report to: Finance & Administration Manager
Contract Period: 8 months with possibility of extension based on meeting job performance and the availability of funds
The candidate for this position will represent SSUHA values and principles in interactions with line department and project staff. These values and principles include: the commitment to the mission, vision & aims of SSUHA, team orientation, quality work, attention to details and leadership development. He will be responsible for the overall supply chain management, and will organize and monitor the storage and distribution of items.

 Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
 Assist finance and admin manager in preparing all mobile clinic documentations, survival kits and general consumables for the staff
 Assist on local purchase order for the organization as required by its procurement policy
 Support finance manager to establish full warehouse system (hard & soft tracking and documentations, stock cards, GRNs, waybills etc)
 Ensure that all assets procured for the project are added into donor assets register and tagged as per SSUHA procedures
 Maintain basic procurement procedures as specified by donor procurement guidelines
 Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
 Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
 Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
 Resolve any arising problems or complaints
 Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
 Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
 Comply with government laws, regulations and SSUHA requirements
Minimum academic qualification of diploma in Procurement and Logistics

  • At least 2-3 years experience in similar position, preferably with NGO in humanitarian and development program
  • Experience in managing supplies, team support, vehicle management, and communications
  • General practical competencies in vehicle maintenance and building skills will be an added advantage
  • Well-developed interpersonal communications and team skills, and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations
  • Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills
  • Problem –solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel an insecure environment
  • Basic computer skills (Micro Soft Word, Excel, Internet and outlook)
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Proven working experience as a logistics manager
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
    FURTHER INFORMATION & How to apply
  • Interested candidates should submit application containing; updated CV, Cover Letter, and reference contacts (3) and copy of national ID including copies of academic credentials related to the presented CV.
  • The position must be clearly indicated in your subject-line as ‘Application, Logistic Officer ’
  • Dateline for receiving applications is June 30th 2017 by 5:00PM
  • Via email send to [email protected]; and copy [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] , [email protected]
  • This position is open to South Sudanese National only
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.