Logistics Officer At Still I Rise

  • Role: Logistics Officer
  • Area: Logistics
  • Reports to: Deputy Principal, School Principal
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Contract: Full Time, Temporary, Renewable
  • Compensation: USD 400 – 470
  • Starting Date: Immediate

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the smooth running of all school operations relating to logistics ; coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of and adherence to logistic and security procedures and providing logistical support to the food program and all sanitation aspects.
  • Responsibility for all the renovations and maintenance of the school, including requesting quotations, negotiating, and implementing contracts related to renovation work, plumbing, structural and mechanical repairs.
  • Ensuring all insurance policies, safety plans and protocols are compliant with national and internal rules and regulations
  • Inventory management; tracking and reporting of movement of all items.
  • Overseeing all aspects relating to school transportation including upkeep, all safety aspects, routine maintenance and management of driver personnel
  • Assisting the Deputy Principal to bi-annually review, update and create modified risk assessments and security plans with the support of the Programs Director
  • Procurement, purchasing and management of all goods and supplies including school equipment and materials in accordance with Still I Rise internal procedures
  • Managing all expenses including rental fees, utilities and related expenses of the school plus all associated buildings rented by Still I Rise, in accordance with Still I Rise internal procedures
  • Bookkeeping all expenses and timely submission of internal expense reports
  • Participating in monthly finance and progress report meetings with senior management
  • Leading training workshops, including first aid and emergency protocol walk-throughs during onboarding of new team members and also running workshops, in these specific areas, for the entire team on an ongoing basis,
  • Coordinating and supervising auxiliary staff including personnel such as drivers, cleaners, security and kitchen staff
  • Organizing periodic distributions to the students such as hygiene, food etc on a needed basis

Essential Skills:

  • Fluent knowledge of the English language- written and oral
  • Minimum age of 23 years
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Commitment and willingness to work in a challenging environment
  • Passion, drive and dedication to our cause
  • Experience in accounting and financial management and planning.
  • High level of accountability over work.
  • Provision of creative solutions and ways of seeing
  • Ability to advise and mentor team members
  • Competent in negotiation and problem solving
  • Experience in team management.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, both written and spoken
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills including use of MS Office, Google Drive and Slack.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment
  • Full Drivers license

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience in project coordination, administration or working in the humanitarian field
  • Experience in the education sector
  • Experience working with a refugee population
  • Experience working with teenagers
  • Fluency in Swahili and English

How to apply

Candidates are invited to submit their application including their CV and a motivational letter by emailing:

hr@stillirisengo.org and specifying the object “LOGISTICS OFFICER”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.