Country Logistics Manager (Madagascar)powrót

Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) is currently looking for a Country Logistics Manager to manage and coordinate support functions of the PAH office to be opened in Madagascar. 

General information: 

Organization: Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH), Warsaw-based international non-governmental organization with a representation office in Madagascar; 
Position: Country Logistics Manager 
Location: Fort Dauphin (with travels to operation locations) 
Job terms: Full time 
Type of employment: Employment contract 
Starting date: ASAP 

We strongly encourage qualified candidates to apply as soon as it is possible as the applications will be reviewed on rolling basis. 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for all logistics and procurement functions in Madagascar 
  • Provide direct oversight and guidance to the Logistics Officers and assistants, ensuring effective management of various logistics functions, including asset management, fleet management, transportation, warehousing, and procurement 
  • Ensure compliance with organizational and donor regulations, as well as safety standards in logistics and procurement operations 
  • Liaise with all supply chain actors (government authorities, private companies, INGO partners and clusters) and insure procurement of WASH, NFI, food and others in accordance with international and local laws 
  • Actively participate in the development and updates of project planning and budget proposals, including emergency operation
  • Provide valuable assistance in formulating strategies and providing guidance to the Country Director in converting recognized logistical and technical requirements into Country Program goals, priorities, and the essential resources 
  • In collaboration with the Head of Programmes establish a comprehensive country Procurement Plan in alignment with expenditure validation procedures and scale 
  • Role and responsibility to ensure quality of reporting, exchanges and sharing of reliable information and data to HQ 
  • Ensure proper documentation and archiving 


The successful candidate will be selected based on the qualification requirements described below: 

  • +5 years of relevant experience working in humanitarian logistics and procurement 
  • Proven experience in team management (at least 3 years) 
  • Previous experience in international work environment 
  • Negotiation and communication skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment 
  • Strong interpersonal, management and leadership skills 
  • Experience with the logistical challenges of operating in Madagascar or similar contexts 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft tools (especially Microsoft Excel) 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French (at least C1) 
  • Driving license 

What PAH offers: 

  • Work experience with professional and flexible international NGO, which is one of the largest NGOs in the Central-Eastern Europe 
  • Work in a dynamic and motivated team 
  • Medical insurance 

For expatriate Staff, PAH offers the following additional benefits: 

  • Free accommodation 
  • Flights home covered at the beginning and at the end of the deployments 
  • Annual leave of 26 working days and 5 additional days of free leave 
  • Medical insurance (including Emergency Evacuation) 
  • Psychological Support Package 

How to apply: 

Please fill in the online application form and submit your resume and cover letter in English no later than December 11th, 2023. 

Due to the urgency to fill the post, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. PAH reserves the right to close the job opening before the deadline. 

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified. 


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