Logistics Coordinator (must be fluent in Portuguese) – Mozambique 160 views0 applications


The MENTOR Initiative is a “not for profit”, charitable, non-governmental organisation devoted to reducing death and suffering from malaria in humanitarian crises. The MENTOR Initiative is currently providing ongoing emergency support to the most vulnerable communities in Nigeria, Mozambique, Angola, the Central African Republic, Southern Chad, South Sudan, Syria and Iraq.

The Logistics Coordinator is a member of the Country Management Team (CMT) and as such actively assists the MENTOR country team in achieving programme objectives in a timely manner and strategically develop its support in response to identified needs on the ground. He/She works closely with the head of mission, the finance coordinator and the medical coordinator in providing required logistics operational support as per logical frameworks and/or in accordance with the programme grant/award specifications. The Logistics Coordinator manages a team comprising of both expatriate and national logistical staff.

The main responsibilities of this post include the following:

Office / accommodation maintenance

· Procurement and maintenance of essential items for mission bases (generator, internet, water supply, computers, communications equipment etc).

· In close collaboration with CD, ensure security precautions are adequate for all mission bases as per context requirements.

· If required, source secure warehousing facilities.

Security

· Carry out a full security assessment of the areas where MENTOR is operational

· In collaboration with CD, ensure the set up and regular update of security guidelines for MENTOR team members in the mission.

· Directly responsible for all logistical aspects of security management (fence, vehicles, security training of drivers and guards, comms etc)

Procurement

· Ensure that MENTOR procurement procedures are applied and respected at all levels.

· Ensure consignment and Customs clearance of goods

· Directly responsible for the procurement of equipment for the programmes (incl. comms equipment, drugs, vector control equipment, vehicles etc.)

· Directly responsible for all local procurement of programme entrants and operational support items.

· Work with the HQ Operations Support Officer, at organisational level, on international procurement.

Fleet management

· Coordinate and ensure the maintenance and repair of all vehicles

· Ensure the proper usage of vehicle log books, fuel consumption, daily / weekly routine checks

· Keep current documentation, maintenance and insurance of all vehicles used by the MENTOR Initiative in the Programme.

Stock management

· Ensure that MENTOR standard procedures are in place for stock management at all levels (stock cards, waybills, stock requests, inventories)

· Coordinate and ensure the maintenance and repair of all generators, communication equipment and IT equipment.

· Responsible for the setup of a complete, transparent and detailed list of assets. Ensure all The MENTOR Initiative Programme assets are recorded and monitored / maintained

· Coordinate the logistical filing system to include all equipment manuals, maintenance schedules and logs documentation e.g. way bills.

HR

· Initial recruitment of assistant logisticians, drivers and guards as required and following MENTOR standard recruitment procedures

· Direct management of assistant logisticians, drivers and guards

· Ensure that MENTOR code of conduct and internal rules and regulations are adhered to and respected.

Support malaria and other vector borne disease campaign planning and roll out:

· Train receiving agencies in necessary logistical requirements and ensure donor certificates are in place.

· Record distribution of materials to NGOs, MoH to NGO geographic coverage/ usage of materials

· Support the logistical aspects of distribution of LLINs.

· Support the logistical aspects of distribution of IRS materials to trained partners, and ensuring back up logistics for IRS campaigns as required.

How to apply

CV and a letter of motivation to [email protected]

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The MENTOR Initiative saves lives in emergencies through tropical disease control and then stays to help people recover from crisis with dignity, working side by side with communities, health workers and health authorities to leave a lasting impact. Our PurposeThe MENTOR Initiative is a discrete and agile humanitarian organisation purpose built to relieve human suffering from tropical diseases. We act in some of the world’s most austere and vulnerable communities, who are often devastated and forgotten.  Regardless of race, creed or nationality, MENTOR strives to deliver disease control to populations at greatest risk of suffering and death. Our first and last considerations are the needs of the people we serve.smiles WMDAs signatories of the International Committee of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, and not be used to further a particular political, social or religious viewpoint.Experts in malaria and neglected tropical diseases, we establish large scale control during humanitarian emergencies to save lives and reduce suffering, whilst concurrently developing indigenous capacity and long term sustainable control of these diseases. Collaborating with communities, health workers, health authorities and international organisations, MENTOR leaves a lasting impact ensuring effective disease control surveillance, preventative and curative services, and providing learning for the future.We invest in targeted operational research to bring evidence based and proven disease control solutions to all our programmes. MENTOR use this learning to innovate, influence and implement international policy and practice.In all our endeavours, we strive to attain the highest professional values and standards, quality, accountability and our teams are committed to stay until the job is done. Notre VisionThe MENTOR Initiative sauve des vies pendant les situations d’urgences par le contrôle des maladies tropicales puis reste sur le terrain pour aider les gens à se remettre de la crise avec dignité, travaillant côte à côte avec les communautés, les personnels sanitaires et les autorités sanitaires pour avoir un impact durable.Notre ObjectifThe MENTOR Initiative est une organisation humanitaire discret et agile, conçue pour atténuer la souffrance humaine causée par les maladies tropicales. Les équipes de MENTOR agissent au sein de communautés qui sont parmi les plus austères et les plus vulnérables du monde, souvent dévastées et oubliées. Quelle que soit la religion ou la nationalité d’une population, MENTOR fait tout son possible pour lutter contre les maladies qui leur posent les plus grands risques de souffrance et de mort. Les premières et les dernières considérations sont les besoins des personnes que MENTOR sert.En tant que signataires du code de conduite du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge, MENTOR croit que l’aide doit être donné à chacun qui en a besoin, et ne doit pas être utilisé pour promouvoir un point de vue politique, social ou religieux.MENTOR utilise son expertise dans le paludisme et les maladies tropicales pour établir des programmes de lutte à grande échelle pendant des crises humanitaires afin de sauver des vies et réduire la souffrance. Il cherche en même temps à développer la capacité indigène et la lutte durable des maladies. En collaborant avec les communautés, les personnel sanitaires, les autorités sanitaires et les organisation internationales, MENTOR laisse un impact durable qui assure des services de contrôle, de surveillance, de prévention et de traitement efficaces, et qui fournit un apprentissage pour le futur.MENTOR investit dans la recherche opérationnelle ciblée afin que ses programmes de lutte contre les maladies utilisent des solutions basées sur des preuves et éprouvées. MENTOR utilise cette apprentissage pour innover, influencer et mettre en œuvre la politique et la pratique internationale.Dans tous ses efforts, MENTOR cherche à atteindre des valeurs et des normes de qualité et de responsabilité professionnelles les plus élevées ; les équipes de MENTOR s’engagent à rester jusqu’à ce que le travail soit terminé.

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0 USD Mozambique CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week MENTOR Initiative

The MENTOR Initiative is a “not for profit”, charitable, non-governmental organisation devoted to reducing death and suffering from malaria in humanitarian crises. The MENTOR Initiative is currently providing ongoing emergency support to the most vulnerable communities in Nigeria, Mozambique, Angola, the Central African Republic, Southern Chad, South Sudan, Syria and Iraq.

The Logistics Coordinator is a member of the Country Management Team (CMT) and as such actively assists the MENTOR country team in achieving programme objectives in a timely manner and strategically develop its support in response to identified needs on the ground. He/She works closely with the head of mission, the finance coordinator and the medical coordinator in providing required logistics operational support as per logical frameworks and/or in accordance with the programme grant/award specifications. The Logistics Coordinator manages a team comprising of both expatriate and national logistical staff.

The main responsibilities of this post include the following:

Office / accommodation maintenance

· Procurement and maintenance of essential items for mission bases (generator, internet, water supply, computers, communications equipment etc).

· In close collaboration with CD, ensure security precautions are adequate for all mission bases as per context requirements.

· If required, source secure warehousing facilities.

Security

· Carry out a full security assessment of the areas where MENTOR is operational

· In collaboration with CD, ensure the set up and regular update of security guidelines for MENTOR team members in the mission.

· Directly responsible for all logistical aspects of security management (fence, vehicles, security training of drivers and guards, comms etc)

Procurement

· Ensure that MENTOR procurement procedures are applied and respected at all levels.

· Ensure consignment and Customs clearance of goods

· Directly responsible for the procurement of equipment for the programmes (incl. comms equipment, drugs, vector control equipment, vehicles etc.)

· Directly responsible for all local procurement of programme entrants and operational support items.

· Work with the HQ Operations Support Officer, at organisational level, on international procurement.

Fleet management

· Coordinate and ensure the maintenance and repair of all vehicles

· Ensure the proper usage of vehicle log books, fuel consumption, daily / weekly routine checks

· Keep current documentation, maintenance and insurance of all vehicles used by the MENTOR Initiative in the Programme.

Stock management

· Ensure that MENTOR standard procedures are in place for stock management at all levels (stock cards, waybills, stock requests, inventories)

· Coordinate and ensure the maintenance and repair of all generators, communication equipment and IT equipment.

· Responsible for the setup of a complete, transparent and detailed list of assets. Ensure all The MENTOR Initiative Programme assets are recorded and monitored / maintained

· Coordinate the logistical filing system to include all equipment manuals, maintenance schedules and logs documentation e.g. way bills.

HR

· Initial recruitment of assistant logisticians, drivers and guards as required and following MENTOR standard recruitment procedures

· Direct management of assistant logisticians, drivers and guards

· Ensure that MENTOR code of conduct and internal rules and regulations are adhered to and respected.

Support malaria and other vector borne disease campaign planning and roll out:

· Train receiving agencies in necessary logistical requirements and ensure donor certificates are in place.

· Record distribution of materials to NGOs, MoH to NGO geographic coverage/ usage of materials

· Support the logistical aspects of distribution of LLINs.

· Support the logistical aspects of distribution of IRS materials to trained partners, and ensuring back up logistics for IRS campaigns as required.

How to apply

CV and a letter of motivation to [email protected]

2022-01-29

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