MAIN ACTIVITIES

Organisational Logistician

  • Supervising logistic aspects in the area.
  • Organising and coordinating the use of vehicles, as well as the transportation of materials and staff.
  • Train, supervise and coordinate national personnel in the logistic area.
  • Managing material procurement, warehousing and stock management
  • Supervising maintenance, rehabilitation or construction works.
  • Supervising health facilities and equipment in order to identify any structural problems and intervene promptly.
  • Ensure that adequate standards are maintained in staff houses.
  • Supervising the management of means of communication
  • Ensure the availability of all the documentation necessary for the reporting of expenses and activities and relating to the procedures followed.
  • Ensure a correct management of purchases, applying adequate procurement procedures.

Maintenance Technician

  • Technical supervision of maintenance and rehabilitation works.
  • Coordinate, train and supervise the national staff in charge of maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Supervising the facilities in order to identify and solve technical problems related to the electrical, hydraulic and solar systems.
  • Ensure an adequate logistic and residential setting, preparing a plan for the routine maintenance of infrastructure and equipment, and planning and carrying out any extraordinary maintenance or rehabilitation work.
  • Establishing and maintaining good relations with contractors and service providers, and monitoring their work on the field.
  • Install new biomedical equipment and guide the health personnel in its proper utilisation.
  • Elaborate timely technical reports.
  • Ensure proper storage of materials and stock management.
  • Ensure the availability of all documentation necessary for the reporting of expenses and activities and related procedures.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good knowledge of English, French or Portuguese (depending on the country of destination).
  • Previous professional experience in logistics: transport, maintenance, small rehabilitations (for organisational logisticians).
  • Previous professional experience in electrical and plumbing maintenance and rehabilitation (for the maintenance technician)
  • Preferable previous experience working or volunteering in fragile or low income countries.
  • Organisational skills and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Dynamism, adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability of adapting skills and competencies to contexts with limited resources and capacity to effectively cooperate with the national staff.
  • Availability to stay in the field for 6-12 months.

If you are interested in working with us look at our vacancies or submit your application.

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