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Logistics Expert

Job opportunity

Logistics Expert

Location : Goma

Closing date : 08 August 2014


      I.        Contexte


Welthungerhilfe ( is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of Logistics Expert in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The post is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial term ending 30 September 2015. The office is located in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo.

    II.        Objectives and responsibilities of the position


As the Logistics Expert, you are responsible for organising and implementing procurement and warehouse activities at the Beni location within the specified organisational, scheduling, contractual and financial guidelines.


Your most important duties are as follows :

-        Ensure orderly material resources planning in coordination with the project managers at the locations and the project administrators ;

-        Transport management (air and road transport) ;

-        Support and advise national staff with regard to logistics issues ;

-        Implementation of security analyses on location, and regular organization of security training for project personnel ;

-        Management and maintenance of technical equipment, inventory ;

-        Ensure functioning communication between base and fleet vehicles ;

-        Establishment and supervision of warehouse management of relief items and other materials (incoming/outgoing, regular stock-taking, fresh supplies).


   III.        Your qualifications will include


-        A university or polytechnic degree in development cooperation/humanitarian aid/focus on logistics, or qualifications that are commensurate with this position ;

-        Several years of project and coordination experience in carrying out emergency aid and development projects of international (aid) agencies - preferably in the region ;

-        Experience in managing a workshop ;

-        Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload ;

-        A good command of French and English ;

-        Willingness to travel in the region.


We offer the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. Our offer includes an intensive training period as well as regular Rest & Recreation days.

How to apply :

Please send a covering letter and CV by e-mail, quoting "COD 13214" to Barbara Kürsten (