Ebola LOGISTICS Coordinator (INT5670)
Closing date: 20/06/2019
**(Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.)***
Location: Butembo/Beni/Goma (depending on progress of Ebola response) with frequent travel to all Ebola response field locations
Contract: 6 months
Salary: as per Global C1 salary scale / In line with Oxfam Values & according to location]
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Reporting to the Ebola Response Manager, you are responsible for effective logistics systems across the Ebola programme and be able to respond in a timely manner to major humanitarian emergencies. You are responsible for delivering logistics strategy to ensure that the basics of logistics are in place throughout the ebola programme. You will need to influence high-level management within Oxfam to adopt new policies and to retain discipline to policies already in place.
Regular field trips are part of this exciting job. This key position in the program often involves supporting other sectors by solving logistical queries.
This is an interesting role to any professional looking for challenges to push his/ her imaginations beyond the comfort zone and finding the right environment to explore innovate and advance, technologically with positive challenges and opened opportunity to learning and development.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
- 5 years experience in leading/managing logistics in Emergency/Development Programmes
- Strong ability in analyzing and providing quick solutions
- Excellent in planning and executing plans
- Team player, output oriented
- Skills in coordinating teams to achieve goals
- Excellent communication skills and experience in engaging with governments, I/NGOs at all levels
- Experience in capacity building
- Compatibility with Oxfam’s values essential, including commitment to the organization’s gender and diversity principles.
Key Competencies Required
- Drive to achieve results, and able to take initiative
- Ability to be adaptable and flexible
- Ability to motivate and develop others, and be able to facilitate change
- Working effectively with others at regional, country and global level
- Understanding of the organization. Awareness of the bigger picture of Oxfam and its application to the work of the countries, as well as awareness
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Go to: for external applicants: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk
For internal applicants: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/internal
- Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT5670
- Complete the online application process
- Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date. Unless a different time is specified in the advert.
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