Logistics Head of Department
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 6 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa, Rautahat), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

Logistics Head of Department

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Commercial / Logistics / Supply Chain
Job Level : senior
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : May. 04, 2016 00:00 (2 years, 5 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification
  • At least 5 years’ experience with at least 2 years experience in similar position .Candidates with NGO experience will be given priority. 

Key Competencies Required

  • Team management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vehicle/ Fleet Management and
  • Management of energy sources or ICT
  • Security Management
  • Strategic thinking
  • Fluency in both English and Nepali language

Job Description

Main Objective: Secure sound logistical performance and coordination at mission level in order to provide programs with optimum support.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Developing a logistics strategy for the mission
  • Producing high quality and timely logistics contributions to "proposals" and reports for funding bodies
  • Implementing ACF logistics regulations throughout the mission and ensuring compliance with them
  • Ensuring the quality of the logistics service provided throughout the mission
  • Leading and optimising logistical activities at mission level
  • Ensuring that logistical commitments made to funding agencies are respected
  • Producing timely and high quality logistics reporting for the mission
  • Anticipating and flagging up logistics-related risks
  • Working with headquarters on the definition of incoterms
  • Selecting  freight agent and performing contract management
  • Ensuring reception of merchandise and customs clearance
  • Ensuring that local security plans are appropriate and up to date 
  • Designing the national security plan and submitting it to the Country Director 
  • Informing and training the teams about security and the related resources 
  • Implementing security guidelines on the mission and control their application 
  • Participating in the process of selecting partners and validating the risk analysis in logistical matters submitted by the bases
  • Defining with partners the modes of logistics management in the framework of joint projects
  • Validating the logistical aspects of partnership conventions and agreements
  • Taking full advantage at mission level of all innovative logistics management practices in the framework of partnerships
  • Identifying the risks of fraud and corruption in his/her field of competence and putting in place preventative and monitoring mechanisms
  • Making his/her team aware of the risks of fraud and corruption
  • Alerting the Country Director in cases of fraud and corruption and undertaking  corrective action
  • Putting in place and monitoring recommendations arising from the day-to-day control and audits
  • Ensuring the day-to-day management of his/her team (guidance, follow-up, motivation)
  • Evaluating the performance and developing the skills of his/her team members

Contract Type  : Fixed Term Contract
Contract Termination Date    : Dec 31, 2016
Basic Salary per month    : 139,104 (plus accommodation allowance provided on the basis of localized or delocalized staff, transportation allowance, festival bonus and provident fund   benefit)



Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees through email: recruitment@np.missions-acf.org by 4th May 2016. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. Applications will proceed as soon as we receive. ACF Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates. 

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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