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Position:Logistics Officer (Re-advertisement, previous applicants need not reapply) – Local Position

Location:Tunis

Application Deadline:20th December 2018

Duration:12 months with possibility of extension subject to funding

Start Date:ASAP

SPARK is looking for LEAD Logistics Officer to support SPARK’s LEAD operations and projects in Tunis, Libya and Somalia/Land. Under the supervision and guidance of the LEAD Regional Admin & Finance Manager, the Logistics Officer will provide assistance to SPARK’s office and ensure that SPARK’s office is well maintained and supplied. LEAD Logistics Officer will be responsible for:

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the use of equipment and supplies within the office and maintain availability of stationary for the office in coordination with the Regional Admin & Finance Manager
  • Assisting in office related paper work such as annual office license and subscriptions, with the municipality, social security, internet service provider and other departments/entities;
  • Manage the operations and logistics of training events, workshops, including liaising with participants, booking flights, accommodation, in line with SPARK and donor regulations
  • Actively identify new vendors and suppliers for events including receiving quotes, and conducting analysis on best price and service.
  • Assist other staff members in wide range of office duties.

Requirements and Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in the relevant field;
  • Fluency in Arabic, French and English;
  • Good team worker while able to work independently;
  • Good communication and social skills and ability to work in multicultural settings;
  • Clear interest in development aid, youth and employment;
  • Eligible to work in Tunisia.

SPARK Offers

  • A challenging and exciting position in an international environment;
  • Working in a small but growing office and the opportunity to take initiative and realise your ideas and plans;
  • Remuneration based on experience and full time contract (40h/per week)
  • Dynamic team to work with.

About SPARK

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their conflict affected society into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing not-for-profit development organization with 80 staff members which supports young entrepreneurs to start or grow their own businesses. SPARK provides displaced youth with access to higher education in fragile areas. Moreover, SPARK assists post-secondary education institutions to reform their curricula to better meet the needs of the labour markets. Based in Amsterdam, SPARK has offices in among others Abidjan, Amman, Beirut, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Gaziantep, Erbil, Hargeisa, , Kigali, Mitrovica, Monrovia, Ramallah, and Tunis.

SPARK and its partners have implemented the LEAD programme since January 2016. The overarching objective is to contribute to the reduction of irregular economic migration and radicalization by improving the socio-economic position of young people in Libya, Somalia and Tunisia. As such the programme strives to create sustainable youth employment in growth sectors with special attention to young women, by assisting existing – (70%) and new entrepreneurs (30%) with coaching & training and facilitating SMEs access to finance and markets. An integral part for achieving these goals is the promotion of entrepreneurship among young people by integrating entrepreneurship education in secondary and higher education; and additionally by providing a platform for successful young entrepreneurs.

Programme activities are aimed at young people in Tunisia, Libya and Somalia/Land between 15 and 35 years old, with an emphasis on people between 15 and 24 years old (60%) and women (40%).

How to apply:

If you are interested, please apply with motivation letter including salary expectations and CV (both in English) on https://vacancy.spark-online.org until 20th December with reference: Logistics Officer.

If you have any questions regarding SPARK or the position, please visit our website www.spark-online.org or contact Majdalene Bentaher – [email protected]. Applications sent to this email address will not be considered.

All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can therefore take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.

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SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict societies into prosperity.  Learn more about our activities, how we do it, and what inspires us.

About SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile, conflict affected societies into prosperity. Company Overview SPARK is an international, non-governmental, development organisation. Headquarters is based in Amsterdam. SPARK has two founding directors: Yannick du Pont and Michel Richter. General Information SPARK has approximately 80 staff members in offices in Southeast Europe (Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey), Middle East (Lebanon, Yemen, Kurdistan/Iraq), Africa (Tunesia, South Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi, Liberia, Ivory Coast), Asia (Myanmar), and The Netherlands (Amsterdam, HQ). Products SPARK Solutions & Services have been developed to achieve our goals. These contain higher education and private sector development approaches with conflict sensitivity dimensions that can be realized for, or in cooperation with, clients and (local) partners. Potential entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses each require specific support services and solutions to successfully develop, start or expand their business. SPARK Solutions focus on developing Business Startup Centres, Startup Finance, Scholarships and Faculty Enrichment. SPARK Services contain a wide variety of trainings for entrepreneurs and local partners, curriculum development for schools and universities, organising a youth academy for entrepreneurs, setting up business plan competitions and

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Position:Logistics Officer (Re-advertisement, previous applicants need not reapply) – Local Position

Location:Tunis

Application Deadline:20th December 2018

Duration:12 months with possibility of extension subject to funding

Start Date:ASAP

SPARK is looking for LEAD Logistics Officer to support SPARK’s LEAD operations and projects in Tunis, Libya and Somalia/Land. Under the supervision and guidance of the LEAD Regional Admin & Finance Manager, the Logistics Officer will provide assistance to SPARK’s office and ensure that SPARK’s office is well maintained and supplied. LEAD Logistics Officer will be responsible for:

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the use of equipment and supplies within the office and maintain availability of stationary for the office in coordination with the Regional Admin & Finance Manager
  • Assisting in office related paper work such as annual office license and subscriptions, with the municipality, social security, internet service provider and other departments/entities;
  • Manage the operations and logistics of training events, workshops, including liaising with participants, booking flights, accommodation, in line with SPARK and donor regulations
  • Actively identify new vendors and suppliers for events including receiving quotes, and conducting analysis on best price and service.
  • Assist other staff members in wide range of office duties.

Requirements and Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in the relevant field;
  • Fluency in Arabic, French and English;
  • Good team worker while able to work independently;
  • Good communication and social skills and ability to work in multicultural settings;
  • Clear interest in development aid, youth and employment;
  • Eligible to work in Tunisia.

SPARK Offers

  • A challenging and exciting position in an international environment;
  • Working in a small but growing office and the opportunity to take initiative and realise your ideas and plans;
  • Remuneration based on experience and full time contract (40h/per week)
  • Dynamic team to work with.

About SPARK

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their conflict affected society into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing not-for-profit development organization with 80 staff members which supports young entrepreneurs to start or grow their own businesses. SPARK provides displaced youth with access to higher education in fragile areas. Moreover, SPARK assists post-secondary education institutions to reform their curricula to better meet the needs of the labour markets. Based in Amsterdam, SPARK has offices in among others Abidjan, Amman, Beirut, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Gaziantep, Erbil, Hargeisa, , Kigali, Mitrovica, Monrovia, Ramallah, and Tunis.

SPARK and its partners have implemented the LEAD programme since January 2016. The overarching objective is to contribute to the reduction of irregular economic migration and radicalization by improving the socio-economic position of young people in Libya, Somalia and Tunisia. As such the programme strives to create sustainable youth employment in growth sectors with special attention to young women, by assisting existing – (70%) and new entrepreneurs (30%) with coaching & training and facilitating SMEs access to finance and markets. An integral part for achieving these goals is the promotion of entrepreneurship among young people by integrating entrepreneurship education in secondary and higher education; and additionally by providing a platform for successful young entrepreneurs.

Programme activities are aimed at young people in Tunisia, Libya and Somalia/Land between 15 and 35 years old, with an emphasis on people between 15 and 24 years old (60%) and women (40%).

How to apply:

If you are interested, please apply with motivation letter including salary expectations and CV (both in English) on https://vacancy.spark-online.org until 20th December with reference: Logistics Officer.

If you have any questions regarding SPARK or the position, please visit our website www.spark-online.org or contact Majdalene Bentaher – [email protected]. Applications sent to this email address will not be considered.

All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can therefore take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.

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