Job Summary
Logistics Officer: Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP)
Deadline: 9 February 2020

Duration: 2.5 months
Location: Bulawayo
Reports To: Head of Transport

The Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP), a leading local non-governmental organisation, is inviting suitably qualified and motivated candidates to fill this vacancy under the current running Lean Season Assistance (LSA) Program.

Duties And Responsibilities
Duties Include
Communicating with secondary transporters and partners on all loading requirements, vehicle routes and delivery dates; Maintaining a status record of all commodity movements and loads/truck position all the time; Maintaining and updating transporters’ database; Conducting transporters’ evaluation; Producing weekly, monthly, and annual logistics status reports for submission to the Head of Transport; Handling all transporters’ queries pertaining to invoices and payments; Participating in the adjudication process for the selection of secondary transporters when need arises; Ensuring that accurate and complete operations, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained in an orderly manner; Ensuring that all vehicles going to the field are thoroughly inspected by the drivers before travelling; Ensuring that all vehicles receive timely servicing; Monitoring performance of the Logistics Clerk and drivers

Qualifications and Experience
Degree in Purchasing, CIPS qualification, Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply, or equivalent; 2 years’ experience in logistics in an NGO setup; Demonstrated ability working with teams.

Attributes
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to write good reports, clearly and meet a deadline; Proven work experience as a warehouse supervisor; Highly effective supervisory skills and techniques; Knowledge of warehouse software packages and MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint proficiency; Ability to input, retrieve and analyse data; Hands-on commitment to getting the job done; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

To apply
Suitably qualified female applicants (in line with affirmative action) and those who are differently able are encouraged to apply. Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their comprehensive CVs, application letter and certified copies of relevant qualifications to: The Human Resources Manager, 16 Boone Avenue, Richmond, BULAWAYO or: E-mail: [email protected] Only short listed candidates will be contacted.