Logistics Supervisor Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Médecins Sans Frontières

Position Title: Logistics Supervisor 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization providing assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or non-natural disasters, or persons excluded from access to health care. The organization has health projects in more than 68 countries.
MSF France Mathare project is looking to fill the position of a Logistics Supervisor. The successful candidate reports to the Logistics Manager.
MSF France has had a significant presence in Kenya since 1996. In Mathare Lavender House Clinic, MSF runs a 24-hour SGBV Clinic for victims of sexual and gender-based violence and an Emergency program that provides pre-hospital care and trauma/medical stabilization. We also have a clinic in Dandora offering youth-friendly services to those between the ages of 10 to 24 years. All our services are free including a toll-free hotline.
The objective of the Position:
The Logistics Supervisor (Base) is responsible for all the logistics activities that support the day-to-day functioning of the project offices and facilities, including the residential compounds. These activities include transportation/fleet management, communication means and infrastructure, security/guarding, and the provision of utilities.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Fleet Management Supervision - Ensuring the vehicle fleet maintenance which includes planning and overseeing timely preventive and curative maintenance of all vehicles according to MSF standards; Instructing and monitoring drivers on correct driving habits and standard checks
• Facility management and asset inventory- Under the line manager's supervision and instructions: Ensuring the check and follow-up of facilities through daily visits and reporting any anomalies/problems, evaluation of the rehabilitation needs; following up minor building rehabilitation work; checking that premises observe security norms; monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
• Security and safety- Regularly checks and verifies the security services provided at the residential compounds and coordination office, discussing any concerns or remarks with the residents and supervisor
• Human Resource Management- Team management, performance reviews, learning needs identification for his/her team
• Logistics administration and reporting- Assists the Logistics Manager with the follow-up of logistics budgets and revisions; expenses/realization; preparation of the monthly cash request
• Together with the line manager and according to MSF standards: planning the required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up; Monitoring maintenance activities of infrastructure; management of non-medical stocks and equipment
• IT & Maintenance - Project (acting) IT/Technical families Focal Person.
• Due to the MSF nature of activities; other duties as assigned by the Supervisor like participating in emergency response as needed
Qualifications & Requirements:
Desirable: Degree in humanitarian logistics, management In Logistics and supply, Electrical, Mechanical, Construction, IT, Bio- Med or related fields.
Essential: at least three years of relevant experience in technical logistics or related fields.
Desirable: Finance/Contract management experience. At least two years in supervisory/managerial positions with MSF or other humanitarian NGOs
Fluent in English and Swahili
Computer literacy, all-round technical understanding,
People management, Commitment, Flexibility, Results-oriented and Teamwork

How to apply

Applicants MUST be Kenyan nationals and have the necessary statutory documents (ID, NSSF, NHIF, and a PIN certificate).
Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit a motivation letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file mentioning on the subject line “Logistics Supervisor” to Email: msff-kenya-recruitment@paris.msf.org by the deadline.