Logistics manager At Médecins Sans Frontières en Suisse


Responsibilities:

  • Define and follow up strategies to respond to the needs of the target population through logistical activities
  • Implement and monitor logistics activities such as construction, transportation of goods and staff, communications, water and sanitation, vehicles and machinery, waste management, installations and infrastructures (e.g. hospitals, offices, accommodation for MSF staff)
  • Plan and coordinate the budget for logistics activities in order to respond to the needs of the target population
  • Manage, train and supervise** the logistic teams to correctly perform all logistics activities (including briefing on communication tools and security measures)
  • Implement and monitor appropriate security rules and measures (e.g. risk reduction policy and guidelines, evacuation plan)
  • Support or manage supply-chain activities (cold chain, stock and warehouse management, orders, insurance, etc.)

Requirements:

  • Versatile experience in logistics-related activities (e.g. mechanics, electricity, rehabilitation or construction)
  • At least two years’ relevant experience acquired in a professional or personal context; if personal experience, please provide specific examples in your CV
  • IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and/or French; any other languages are an asset (Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian)
  • Available for a minimum of six months
  • Commitment to MSF’s work and values
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to work in all kinds of contexts worldwide, including unstable areas
  • Adaptable and able to work in a multicultural team
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Self-driven with a solution-orientated approach
  • Ability to train others

Assets:

  • Relevant qualification or technical diploma (e.g. CFC in Switzerland, BTS, DUT in France, university degree or Bioforce diploma)
  • Experience working in developing countries
  • People management experience

How to apply

Apply online here