Lebanon – A Logistics Coordinator

Key infomation

Job title

Lebanon – A Logistics Coordinator

Country

Lebanon

Place (town/region)

Beirut

Employee status

Employee

Type of contract

Fixed Term Contract

Expected start date

As soon as possible

Duration of mission

12 months

Position summary

Context

As the Syrian Crisis nears its eighth year, the number of Syrians seeking refuge in other countries has reached an unprecedented scale. With more than 250,000 people killed, 1.2 million injured and 6.5 million people displaced, there are now 13.5 million vulnerable people inside Syria alone. Over 5 million refugees from Syria have fled to neighbouring countries particularly Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt

After Turkey, Lebanon is the second host country for Syrian refugees with just under 1 million refugees registered (and an estimated .5 million unregistered) for an overall population of less than 4.5 million (Source: OCHA Bulletin n33 – 2018). Prior to this crisis, Lebanon was already hosting half a million Palestinian refugees; the pressure on the Lebanese government and local population is very high. Social tensions between communities relate primarily to the competition for unskilled works, while recent surveys (ARK 2018) have shown that there are less and less interactions between refugees and Lebanese.

Due to some concern of infiltration of terrorist groups in Lebanon, in March 2015, the government of Lebanon, through the General Security Directorate, is enforcing entry regularization among refugees entering from Syria. The Lebanese government has also asked the UNHCR to stop the registration process hence new refugees and new born babies cannot be registered anymore either. Since then, it is now much harder for Syrians to enter the country, while those residing in Lebanon are also facing difficulties in renewing their residency or having access to humanitarian aid or public facilities. This situation will cause an increased economic strain on the families, although the ban on work has been left (for occupations related to construction, agriculture and maintenance only) in 2016.

Responsabilities

The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the smooth functioning of logistics on the mission, in compliance with procedures and guidelines. He/She makes sure the logistics support and resources necessary fir carrying out the programs are available and efficient, and actively participates in the mission’s safety management.

Main activities

Coordination: He/She supervises the Logistics activities at mission level, consolidates and communicates logistics information within the mission and with HQ, and ensures coordination with external stakeholders (donors, partners, humanitarian actors…) on logistics topics

Supply Chain: He/She coordinates the supply chain at mission level, ensuring timely delivery of required goods, works and services, in compliance with applicable procedures and regulations.

Assets and fleet management : He/She is supervises the management of all mission assets (IT, communication equipment…) and vehicles fleet, ensuring proper sizing and dispatch as per needs and available budgets.

Technical supervision and support: He/She provides technical guidance and support to the field teams for the implementation of logistics activities and compliance with procedures. He/She also leads the Logistics department assessment, structuring, and capacity building at mission level.

Safety : He/She supports the Head of Mission for security and safety management of the mission. He/She ensures required means are available and guidelines are communicated and followed.

Required profile

Training

Bac + 2 to + 5 – in logistics. (Purchases, transport etc.).

Professional
experience

Min. 1 year at Logistics Coordination position.

Experience in multicultural contexts.

Nowledge
and skills

Knowledge of supply chain, stock and assets management procedures

Familiarity with the procedures of institutional donors (OFDA, EU, UN agencies etc.)

Good Mentoring and training skills to be able to assure the capacity building of national teams

Languages

English is required, French and Arabic are assets.

Proposed terms

Compensation

Fixed-Term Contract: 12 months

Starting date: As Soon As Possible

Monthly Gross Income: from 2 200 to 2 530 Euros per semester seniority with PUI

Benefits

Cost Covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…

Insurance: including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation

Housing: possibility of individual housing.

Daily Living Expenses (« Per diem »)

Holidays

Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance

Paid Leaves Policy: 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

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Person in charge of this offer

In charge

Jean-Christophe Ouedraogo, Human Resources Officer for expatriates


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