Logistics Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frontieres



Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare.

  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Abuja

Place of Recruitment: Abuja — Work location: Abuja — Type of Contract: 6 month fixed term, renewable

Scope of responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Supervising the daily logistics activities and providing maintenance to the MSF equipment, facilities and infrastructures, according to MSF standards and protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect con-ditions and collaborate in the development of the mission.
  • Monitoring maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards
  • Ensuring the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager’s supervision through daily visits to the facilities and reporting any anomalies or problems, evaluation of the rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work according to supervisor’s instructions; checking that premises observe security norms and monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
  • Planning together with the line manager the required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
  • Coordinating and leading the logistics team under his/her responsibility which includes daily supervision, monitoring of the quality of work and the definition of each person’s task, drawing up their working schedules; organizing and leading team meetings; participating in the recruitment of team personnel and attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities
  • Ensuring the vehicle fleet maintenance which includes planning and overseeing timely preventive and curative maintenance of all project vehicles according to MSF standards and Instructing and monitoring drivers on correct driving habits and standard checks
  • Managing and following up orders which includes collecting logistics orders coming from different departments or health facilities; drawing up and following up orders according to the procedures in force;  providing technical support to the storekeeper, makes local purchases according to MSF supply procedures and ensures reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of materials before its shipment
  • Suports and supervisoes  electricians, plumbers and other contracted service providers  as needed and ensure all instalations and services rendred are done based on MSF standards, by seeking for suport from his supervisir when needed.
  • Planning vehicles movements, tracking individual trips, and ensuring implementation of security measures
  • Tracking consumption of supplies, fuel, lubricants, used in different facilities (office, house, store, etc.).
  • Checking the maintenance of the various open spaces (gardens, courtyards…) and ensuring that domestic waste is correctly discarded
  • Checking and ensuring the maintenance of MSF premises and facilities, as well as the general water supply, electrical, walls, ceilings ect. and security conditions. In this sense, making inspection visits to assess the rehabilitation needs of facilities.
  • Performing maintenance of logistics equipment for cold chain, energy, IT and radio communications, in particular: 
  • Inventories and the reallocation of equipment.
  • Renewing the authorization to use radio material with local authorities.
  • Checking the quality of the work carried out on generators and electrical installations.
  • Preparing orders for his sector activity, do the follow-up, and checking their proper reception and state.
  • Carrying out local purchases and ensuring that the line manager is aware of any problems linked to the quality or availability of the items to be purchased.
  • Participating in trainings at the request of the line manager

Minimum requirements:

  • Essential diploma and specialization in Logistics is an asset
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in logistics or similar positiion
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to MSF Principles, Stress Management.

Applications must be in English and include:

Method of Application

Applications must be in Englishandinclude:

Complete CV with cover letter and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.

Updated contact details and ID

Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Sans Frontieres on bit.do to apply

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