Deputy Logistics Coordinator at Premiere Urgence Internationale


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    WHO ARE WE ?
    Emergency First International is an international NGO, non-profit, apolitical and secular. Emergency First International was born from the merger between two French NGO Première Urgence and Aide Médicale Internationale.
    First International Emergency assists civilian victims, marginalized or excluded by the effects …

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    Deputy Logistics Coordinator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Logistics&nbsp , Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain&nbsp

    Based in: Coordination Office , Maiduguri
    Contract Start Date: ASAP
    Open for Nigeria Nationals only


    General objective
    The Deputy Logistics Coordinator assists the Logistics Coordinator (Log Co) in ensuring the smooth functioning of logistics at mission level. He/She contributes in making the resources which are necessary for carrying out the programs are available and actively participates in the mission’s safety & security management.


    • Support the Logistics Coordinator to define the mission’s safety management
    • tools, in collaboration with the Field Coordinators concerned
    • Assist in ensuring that general rules and safety plans for the mission and for the bases are put in place and respected and make sure everyone (expatriate and local) is familiar with and understands the general rules and safety plans
    • Under direct supervision of Log Co, Ensure that the material and personnel
    • resources on-site are sufficiently adapted to the level of safety which is
    • judged to be optimal in the bases and among the teams in the field
    • Participate in collecting safety information in the PUI’s operation areas and communicates these in accordance with the channels defined (Log Co, Security Advisor, HoM, +/-others)
    • Participate in analyzing the mission’s safety circumstances and conditions, alert and may propose mitigating solutions to the Logistics Coordinator concerning potential changes relating to risks as well as measures to be put in place
    • Communicate, on a regular basis, with the guards and the drivers concerning accidents, risks and behavior to be embraced (regular meetings and training if necessary)


    • Assist the Supply Chain Manager in guaranteeing that purchase procedures are respected in the field and the capital, from the direct purchase to the national call for offers and helps in supervising the purchasing process for the whole of the mission
    • Work in close collaboration with the person requesting the purchase, with strong technical specificity, and carry out the appropriate conformity tests
    • Help the Supply Chain Manager in ensuring that contracts signed are adequate in terms of effectiveness and protection of the PUI procedures
    • Help the Supply Chain Manager in consolidating/updating the mission’s price catalogue for the mission’s operation areas
    • Assist the Supply chain Manager in ensuring that purchase files are correctly archived


    • Assist the Supply chain Manager in choosing the mode of transport and the packaging of the merchandise
    • Liaise with the Supply Chain Manager to plan and supervise the shipment and delivery of materials up to their final destination
    • Liaise with the Logistics Officer for the shipment of merchandise coming from Abuja and help in supervising the potential process involved with clearing customs


    • Assist in guaranteeing the management and monitoring of the mission’s stocks, according to PUI’s procedures and tools
    • Assist in ensuring that the PUI procedures and tools are known to and understood by everyone and are applied on all the mission’s bases
    • Ensure that stock cards, stock register and waybill tools are in place and well up to date
    • Ensure that stocks are carried out timely and according to the PUI’s procedures (location, layout and salubriousness)
    • Assist in organizing fluxes in merchandise, making sure that the goods received are of a certain quality and carry out physical checks of stocked merchandise
    • Assist in ensuring the movement/transfer of documents is properly referenced

    Assist in ensuring the procurement/supply chain files are kept well in a chronological order and are available all the time for audit trials


    • Support the Log Co in defining the mission’s technical needs on each base and make sure that their funding is possible, especially when new projects are being planned
    • Provide technical recommendations on the choice of computer equipment, tele/radio communication equipment and energy supply when needed
    • Support in creating utilization procedures and training personnel on how to use them
    • Ensure the monitoring of equipment (state, location, proprietor/backer etc) through regular updates of monitoring tools (property list) and the keeping of physical inventories
    • Assist in the installation of equipment and ensure they run smoothly and are maintained
    • Ensure any necessary repairs are duly carried out

    D. SUPPORTING THE BASES (Installation/Redeployment/Normal functioning/Closing)

    • Actively contribute to the opening and the closing of base(s) and potential redeployment.
    • Support the Log Co in the organization of logistics factors (installing equipment, building research etc)
    • Support the Log Co in defining and carrying out the necessary rehabilitation and installation on the different bases


    • Support the Log Co in ensuring that logistics information is effectively
    • circulated between teams on the field, the capital and headquarters
    • Participate in writing internal reports for everything concerning the logistics of the mission
    • Support logistics coordination at mission level by regularly visiting bases, checks, monitoring, training etc.
    • Participate to the financial and administrative management of the Logistics Department
    • Participate in the writing of reports for the donors (lists of equipment, checking functioning costs etc)
    • Ensure the keeping of and the archiving of purchase files (help, equipment, location, omissions etc)
    • Participate in the preparation of an audit which is either forthcoming or already underway
    • Externally, Represent PUI among authorities for any questions concerning logistics order (registering equipment, customs etc)


    • Contribute to the supervision of the whole Coordination Base logistics team, directly or otherwise Contribute to work meetings, mediates potential conflicts, defines priorities and plans activities
    • Participate in the recruitment of the logistics team
    • Contribute in the training of local and international members of the logistics team who are in the Coordination or on the bases on the procedures and tools of PUI
    • Build capacity of the local staff over best procurement, best warehousing and distribution practices
    • Conduct performance reviews regularly and provide feedback to the LogCo The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.


    • Contribute in the finalization of the setting up of all logistics procedures and systems at Coordination level with the support of the logistics coordinator
    • Train local members of the Coordination Base logistics team on PUI procedures and tools



    • Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa, Kanuri is a plus
    • Education Degree: Minimum of Bachelor of Arts, Higher National Diploma in
    • engineering or any relevant field
    • Work experience: Minimum 2 Years in a relevant field with an INGO

    Knowledge and skills:
    Logistical skills
    Knowledge of institutional donors procedures (UE, OFDA, ECHO, AAP, UN agencies …)

    Computer skills: Microsoft Pack Office and any other software
    Transversal skills:

    • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of
    • responsibility
    • Ability to withstand pressure and volatile environment
    • Sense of diplomacy
    • Analytical skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Team management
    • Capacity to adapt and organizational flexibility
    • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to represent the activities and mandate of PUI before local authorities and suppliers

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) on to apply

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