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6 Feb 2019


Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose ICRC  exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and

strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.




About the Job

Based in Garowe, the Logistics Assistant will support the Logistician in Puntland in all ICRC Logistics operations. He/she handles Warehousing, Fleet management, and Air operations activities, Purchases, Transport and Dispatch. He/she ensures adherence to the stipulated finance, transport guidelines, and the internal and global warehouse standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures proper storage of all goods, adhering to FIFO/FEFO and the stipulated safety regulations Performs ad hoc and quarterly physical inventory checks

Ensures all consignments are packed and marked appropriately, adheres to the transport and packaging guidelines for the cold chain items as per the manufacturer’s instructions

Ensures that the appropriate import /export documentation are filed with the Custom Authorities

Supervises the offloading of consignments and ensures proper documentation; confirms the waybills and packing lists, verifies number of parcels, signs delivery forms, transfers items into stock, updates the system and bin cards

Handles purchases; identifies new suppliers, collects quotations from them and processes the purchase orders Coordinates the usage of outsourced and ICRC vehicles and filters incoming requests

Ensures that vehicle are serviced and all the required documentations are up to date at all given times and ensures safe keeping of all logbooks

Handles the Air operations activities for all ICRC authorized flights Processes the suppliers invoices for payments

Enters data with accuracy and timely in the existing ICRC IT tools

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

Diploma in Logistics & Procurement Management, Warehousing, Purchasing & Supply Management, or equivalent diploma qualification in a related field

2 years work experience in a similar field of activity

Fluent in written and spoken English and Somali languages Excellent organizational and analytical skills

Good communication and Negotiation skills

Proficiency in Ms Office suite( especially Word and Excel)

Good knowledge of political, social and cultural affairs of the assigned region

How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 13th February 2019. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message. Any incomplete applications will be disregarded.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to

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