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Assistant Logistics Manager – Technical

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Assistant Logistics Manager – Technical

Based: Goma(with significant travel to field locations)

Contract length: 6 months (with possibility of extension)

Closing date: November 21st, 2012


1.     Background

An exciting opportunity exists for a competent and experienced Technical Logistician to support our operational programme in DR Congo.

Tearfund has been implementing relief and rehabilitation projects in Eastern DR Congo since 2002. The programme now has 18 international staff, 150 national staff and an annual turnover of £3.5 million. Projects are implemented in 3 locations, in Watsan, Food Security and Public Health Promotion sectors.

Working very closely with the Logistic Manager, the role will provide technical capacity across the DRC Programme to support the implementation of relief and rehabilitation projects in a challenging and potentially insecure environment.

The applicant will possess formal technical logistics qualifications. Applicants will also have IT, electrical, vehicle and communications equipment experience. The role requires frequent travel to field sites. This will involve significant amounts of time maintaining, repairing and developing the logistics equipment and infrastructure of the programme. In addition the role will involve training and development of national staff within the logistics function and other project staff with whom they will be working with. Excellent written and spoken English and competency in French and/or Swahili is essential.

All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.

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