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Logistics Officer


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Catholic Relief Services


Mekele, Ethiopia 


Logistics-Warehouse, Purchasing-Procurement

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio currently focusing on community-based food and livelihood security through activities in agriculture, health, peacebuilding, WASH, emergency relief, and savings and lending. CRS is active in nearly all regions of Ethiopia: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), Somali, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar, and Dire Dawa Regions. CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following positions;

Position title: Logistics Officer - Mekele PDP
Duty Station: CRS/Mekele Field Office
Employment Term: Indefinite period
Reports To: PDP Manager
Application Deadline: March17, 2019

Purpose of the Position: You will coordinate the implementation of all day-to-day logistics activities to ensure all programs and operations have the goods and services needed when they need them in support of high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. Your knowledge and experience will allow you to coordinate commodity and logistics needs and challenges and the implementation of solutions, as you apply the principles of stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability
Specific Job Responsibilities
Please visit www.ethiojobs.net for the detailed duties and responsibilities of this position
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • MA/MSc Or BA /BSc Degree in a relevant field
  • 3 years of relevant experience is required for MA/MSc of which 1 year is in a senior position, OR
  • 6 years of relevant experience is required for BA/BSc of which 1 year is in a senior position
  • Knowledge of political dynamics along the chain, infrastructure, market knowledge, as well as related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio). Experience with commodity tracking systems is a plus.
  • Personal Skills
  • Good planning, coordination, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Good analytical skills with ability to make independent judgment and decisions
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team environment
Agency-wide Competencies for all CRS positions:
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
*Trusting Relationships *Professional Growth *partnership *Accountability

How To Apply:

Please visit www.ethiojobs.net  to fill a form and attach your up-to- date CV and application letter before the application deadline. Applications should be submitted by March 17, 2019 up to 5:00 PM. late submission will not be accepted. These job opportunities ore open to Ethiopian nationals only. Phone solicitations cannot be accepted. You will be contacted only if you are selected for written exam/interview.
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply
CRS talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation
Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info
Catholic Relief Services/Ethiopia (CRS/Ethiopia)
Addis Ababa

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