Emergency Logistics Advisor

13701-16G28120
Dubai
23-Oct-19
International Role - Yes
2+ Years

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide emergency logistical services that ensure a rapid and effective response delivery. Deliver high level management support to response activities, reducing risk, increasing compliance and quality of delivery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Strategic Planning with key stakeholders in a response context.

  • Staff and resource Logistics and Supply Chain activities to meet response requirements.

  • Establish, implement and manage ProVision Emergency Response platform in rapid response and emerging contexts.

  • Manage global pre-positioned stock through partner relationships as necessary to support rapid onset disasters and the needs of the organisation.

  • Provide technical management support to the partnership with an aim to reduce risk and increase compliance with relevant policies and procedures.

  • Manage and maintain key relationships with external CoP stakeholders.

  • Provide mentoring to suitable candidates to build individual technical capacity, with an aim of strengthening the Disaster Management system.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics or Law or Commerce, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an emergency or fragile context environment.

  • Minimum 5 years’ line management experience with procurement and logistics activities – preferably in a FMCG, military or INGO context.

  • Experience in managing multicultural teams.

  • Experience managing and interacting at all levels of the organisation from field workers to the C suite level.

  • Must demonstrate a high level of Information Technology and Systems literacy. (Procure to Pay Systems, Inventory Management Systems).

  • Must demonstrate a high level of personal resilience, capacity and interpersonal skills.

  • A high level of written and spoken English is necessary.

  • French, Arabic or Spanish language regarded highly.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Valid Working with Children Check (or similar).

  • HEAT Training.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of ProVision.

Work Environment:

  • This role is part of the GRRT and the candidate will be expected to perform in hash and difficult conditions, such as a Cat III global response.

  • A high level of travel is required – 50% minimum per year.