Country and Base of posting SOUTH SUDAN, JUBA

Reports to Logistics Coordinator

Duration of Mission 6 months with possible extension

Start date ASAP

General information

MAGNA is a non-profit independent medical humanitarian organization. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff.

We recruit medical and non-medical personnel, collects private and institutional funds and raises awareness among the public about populations in danger. Using a small but highly committed group of staff and volunteers, we have achieved respectable results. We treat patients suffering from a wide array of illnesses and health needs (child health, malnutrition, sexual violence, women health, mental health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, cholera and other diseases).

Currently we have open missions in South Sudan, DR Congo, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Cambodia. Since start we have worked in over 15 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and America.

In South Sudan, MAGNA has opened mission in 2011 and currently we are working in Jonglei, providing access to medical care for population in crisis, through static healthcare centers, mobile health and outreach interventions.

Job description

Overall objective

Planning, coordinating, and monitoring all technical logistics, supply chain, HR and finance related activities in the project according to MAGNA protocols, standards and policies, in order to optimize the mission’s response to the needs of the target population and ensure an optimal running of the project.

Tasks and responsibilities

Establishing, planning and supervising in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator and the LogCo/HRCo/FinCo, HR and Fin activities in the project. Identyfying and addressing the needs of the project.

Monitoring the implementation of the following activities in accordance with MAGNA procedures and guidelines

Supervising a support structure and the timely execution of all curative and preventive maintenance and repairs for the effective management of all MAGNA equipment and facilities in order to ensure its good condition and usability.

Coordinating, in close collaboration with the Medical referent or Medical Coordinator in the project and the LogCo, the supply chain processes and systems, keeping updated information on stocks (expiry dates, security level, pipeline and lead times) in order to ensure availability of all the medical and non-medical material and related services under optimal conditions.

Supervising administration related activities, in close relation with the Finance Manager and in accordance with the MAGNA purchasing and payment procedures for the mission.

Planning and supervising, in close coordination with HR department the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction/briefing, evaluation, potential detection, etc.) of the national staff under his/her responsibility as specified by the line manager and the administrative and logistic processes (end of contract, accommodation, extension of mission, early return, etc) of the international staff of the project in order to ensure an efficient staff sizing, facilitating its reception, movements and legal compliance.

Specific objectives and related activities

Ensuring logistics and supplies for the mission

Required knowledge and skills

Professional experience

Essential, secondary education or technical skills in three or more of the following fields: vehicle mechanics, energy electricity, supply management, communication, construction.

Valid and clean driving license

Knowledge and skills

Excel (compulsory)

Essential, working experience of at least two years in relevant and similar jobs.

Desirable working experience with MAGNA or other NGOs, in developing countries

English and Mission language essential.

Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into team, suitability for the job and assignment/mission)

Good stress management

Resistance to pressure

Analytical capability

Organized and methodical


Strong sense of responsibilities

Strong listening and empathy skills

Ability to adapt, manage priorities and be pragmatic

Diplomatic and with a sense of negotiation

Good communication skills

Honesty and rigor

Proposed terms


EMPLOYED with a Fixed-Term Contract


Your gross monthly salary will reflect your post’s seniority & your cumulative weighted work experience.


Interested applicants can send only their CV including education, qualifications, contact number and relevant documents: by email, to address : [email protected]

Closing date: 07/04/2019

The email subject line MUST include in the title of email the following to be considered: “LOGISTICS FIN HR MANAGER SOUTH SUDAN”. E-mails without job title will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information (e-mail, mobile, etc.) and 3 professional references.