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Job Details

City:
Maungdaw
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Logistics

Company Details

Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Company Type:
Non-Profit Organization
No. of Employees:
501-1000

Preferred Candidate

Professional Skills

Language Skills

Job Description

Logistics Officer

Reference Number: LOG_MUA_2017002

Who are we?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC undertakes humanitarian activities in various regions of the country and promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

About the Job

The ICRC Logistics Department is looking for a Logistics Officer to be based in its Maungdaw office. In close cooperation with the logistics teams in Sittwe and in Yangon, the Logistics Officer will be responsible to provide technical and operational support in the areas of purchasing, warehousing, field supply system as well as support and transportation management.

Start date: as soon as possible


Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible to carry out various purchases in Maungdaw and field locations as requested by the different departments.
  • You will follow up the delivery schedule of the purchased goods.
  • As part of your responsibility you will launch requests for quotation for transportation, you will develop selection tables and purchasing contracts.
  • You will liaise internally with the dispatcher and externally with the suppliers for the needs of air, sea and road transportation delivering the purchased goods.
  • You will assist in the monthly stock consolidation on a monthly basis.
  • In addition, you will participate in various tender processes.
  • Furthermore, you will supervise and manage requisition orders, purchase orders, stock requisitions, and entry forms, packing lists, claim reports and way bills once the paper files are completed.

What we offer

We offer an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension. We offer a fair compensation package including, for example, medical coverage and transportation allowances. Furthermore, we provide various training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.

Need further information?

For more information about the position, you are most welcome to contact our HR Assistant – Recruitment & Selection, Hnin Hsu Wai, at yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org. For general information about the ICRC, please consult www.icrc.org.

Interested?

Yes? Then apply!

Please submit your application in one email not exceeding 5MB via email to:

yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org

Your application should include an updated CV and a cover letter expressing your motivation working with the ICRC and in the vacant position, both in English language. Your application should include relevant certificates and contact details of three professional referees minimum, as well as your salary expectations.

Please indicate the Reference Number LOG_MUA_2017002 in the email subject.

 

You can also submit your application via mail to:

ICRC - Human Resources Department

No.2(C)-5, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road

8th Mile, Mayangone Township

Yangon

Or

ICRC Sub-Delegation Sittwe - Human Resources Department

No-1/4, Myin Pyaing Kwin Road,

West Sanpya Quarter, Sittwe

 

Or

ICRC Office Maungdaw - Human Resources Department

No-722, the entrance of Na Ta La Office’s Street,

Myo Ma Ka Nyin Tan Quarter, Maungdaw

 

Please send your application no later than 13 November 2017. Interviews are expected to take place within 2 weeks days after the application closing date. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

Position Requirements

About you

To be successful as the Logistics Officer in the Logistics Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  • It is required to have a university degree or similar level of professional school.
  • You should have at least 2 years’ work experience in a relevant field.
  • Preferable in commercial or humanitarian logistics.
  • Your communication skills should be excellent and you should have good knowledge of written and spoken English and as well as Myanmar language.
  • The knowledge of local languages is an asset.
  • Previous ICRC experience is also a strong asset.

We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You should also be self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You should be flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You should the proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines. You should be able to exercise discretion and have the ability to establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.

The position will be based in Maungdaw with frequent travel to other ICRC offices in the country as directed. You should be willing to relocate to Maungdaw.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender, disability or age.

About the Company

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

In Myanmar, the ICRC is committed to the people of Myanmar. The organization works to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by armed conflict and violence in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. It covers a range of humanitarian activities all of which aim to better protect and assist those most affected. It promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Many of its programmes are carried out jointly with the Myanmar Red Cross.

At present, the organization works with more than 550 staff members, the majority of whom are Myanmar citizens.

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