Logistician 1 at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Logistician 1 at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistician 1

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Site Manager. The logistician provides technical and operational support in the areas of purchasing, supply chain management, stock management and statistics in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect needed data and information within assigned area(s) and produce and share related reports with LSM and technical reference persons.
  • Follows up on all work-related messages and correspondence with the relevant contacts and departments.
  • Ensure the hand-over with handling agent for all passengers, luggage, and cargo for RED flights from/to Port Harcourt airport for further processing through terminal.
  • Ensure that all departing/arriving cargo is as manifest and corresponds to the AWB issued by Logistics. Any unmanifested cargo (including Dangerous Goods) should be reported to AirOps focal point ABJ.
  • Coordinate transport with the contracted transportation companied the transfer of goods from store to the distribution points.
  • Supply-chain management and planning (manage and follow up on requests, provides customer desk service, and carries out related reporting) in case of Logistics managers absence.
  • Participation in purchase planning (purchase orders, request orders, supplier files, etc.) and liaise with requesting department understand the need.
  • Implementation and follow-up for financial and administrative procedures
  • Acts as Team lead in the absence of the Logistics Site Manager (LSM).
  • Ensures that goods are properly segregated within the Store.
  • Independently carries out ordinary procurement for specific sector(s) up to a certain amount.
  • Drafts requests for tenders/quotes, selection tables and contracts and submits them to their hierarchical superior.
  • Ensures that goods are received, stored, and dispatched according to the SOPs; immediately reports any problem or discrepancies.
  • Organize the logistical transport of good so that the ICRC can carry out its assistance activities.
  • Checks the credentials of contracted companies under the supervision of Logistics Site Manager.
  • Ensures that all transport requests from delegation and sub-sites are responded to quickly and efficiently.
  • Follows up on purchases and deliveries and checks that they are conform with specifications and contract details.
  • Follow-up on statistical reporting using Tableau application (MoPed, Dashboards for purchasing and Customer Service Desk (CSD)
  • May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary.

Education and Experience Require

  • University Degree or equivalent in any of the social sciences or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience preferably in humanitarian logistics
  • Good command of English Language
  • Available to travel outside of POH to the different sites of operation as the need requires

Desired profile and Skills:

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Excellent levels of integrity, morality, honesty, and responsibility
  • Computer literacy; proficient in Microsoft Office software skills (outlook, Excel PowerPoint, Word).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Certificates to: [email protected] using “ABJ202300378 Logistician 1 POH” as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  10th March, 2023.


  • Applications for this position that do not use the online Ms form will not be taken into consideration.
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, gender, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment)
  • We welcome applications from all qualified candidates; Female & People Living with Disability applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • ICRC will not request any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process

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