Logistics Officer

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Position Title:   Logistic Officer

Location:           Juba

Report To:        Head of Finance

Closing Date:    10th July 2020

ACROSS is an Interdenominational Christian and Humanitarian Organization serving South Sudan since 1972 with a mission of ‘’Transforming lives and communities in South Sudan and beyond.’’ ACROSS is looking forward to recruit a qualified South Sudanese to fill the position of Logistics Officer.


Purpose of the position:

Logistics involves the timely and monetarily efficient acquisition and delivery of supplies and services to an area for the purpose of aid or programme implementation. Supplies such as food, water, temporary shelter, and medicine are needed for basic survival after any type of disaster. As part of the logistics team, the logistic officer is responsible for purchasing, warehousing, transport, vehicle management, computer systems, telecommunications, and security. Logisticians work with a team, including drivers, security guards, assistants, warehouse managers, and radio operators.

Tasks include:

  1. Procurement support
  2. Warehouse management of base supplies as well as field warehousing
  3. Timely, safe, and cost efficient transportation of goods and services to and from suppliers and field locations
  4. Securing clearances for transport
  5. Fleet management
  6. Driver coordination
  7. Asset management
  8. Data entry
  9. Writing of reports
  10. Communication with vendors, suppliers, contractors, authorities – by phone, email, or correspondence
  11. Inventory management and stock rotation
  12. Security coordination and communication
  13. Coordination with finance and project manager
  14. Other tasks as needed and assigned by line manager or ALT

Required Skills

  • Expertise in all aspects of logistics are the most important skills needed, including transportation management, inventory management, and purchasing and procurement.
  • General management skills are a must for this position, as they manage a large team in the logistics process.
  • Problem-solving skills are needed for the complex issues that ultimately arise in the humanitarian field.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills are essential because logisticians work with a range of people, many times from all around the world.
  • Basic IT knowledge is also required including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, email, and internet. Proficiency in typing is a plus.
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English. Additional languages are a plus.
  • Committed Christian with cross-cultural experience with acute understanding of ACROSS Objectives/vision.
  • Strong leadership skills, self-driven, innovation and ability to work in a team.
  • Commitment to ACROSS Core Values: Integrity, Unity, Excellence, Faithful Stewardship, Commitment.
  • Commitment to:
    • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)
    • Core Humanitarian Standard
    • Zero Tolerance for Fraud and Corruption

Required Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, systems engineering, or supply chain management. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience (not including internships).

How to Apply:

Interested candidates to submit their updated CV, cover letter, and written Christian testimony by

Email to   or by hand to ACROSS Office in Juba. Kindly quote the position tittle clearly.

Please Note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Attach copies of all documents required (academic credentials, personal recommendations, CV, application & Christian testimony). Any application without these attachments will not be considered.
  • This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. Therefore, the position might be filled before the deadline.
  • This vacancy is open to South Sudanese nationals only and persons with the knowledge of the local text will be given preference.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications once received are NOT Returned.