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Logistics Officer - Arua

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Job Purpose:
Provide Supply Chain Management support to DRC Refugee Emergency Operations for URCS Emergency Response Actions in Kyangwali and development projects in the West Nile refugee settlements.

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. Please download application template from here (

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.


  1. Support the field team in procuring, storing and distributing goods and services and maintain stock levels
  2. Ensure that all vehicles in the operational areas are in good condition and all stores records are well maintained
  3. Preserve and maintain necessary documentation for audit and logistics use
  4. Identify and manage risks within the supply chain at field level and communicate them to the management
  5. Participate in the tendering process including preparation of tender documents relating to construction materials and equipment
  6. Prepare procurement plans in conjunction with relevant sectors.
  7. Ensure that procurement status reports are up to date at all times and are shared appropriately
  8. Ensure that all records including inventory lists of URCS items and equipment are updated and easily available to authorized users
  9. Ensure that the periodic inventory reports are prepared as required internally by URCS and/or by donors.
  10. Ensure the functionality of URCS fleet of vehicles and equipment to support program implementation
  11. Ensure proper vehicle and other equipment utilization, maintenance, fuel consumption and monitoring and controls systems as per URCS policies and procedures
  12. Provide timely, accurate stock and inventory reports for Management information and donor reporting purposes
  13. Provide timely advice and technical support on logistics issues to other functions within the field
  14. Support, train and develop the capacity of staff as required, on logistics procedures.
  15. Work closely with user departments in contract management, in accordance with URCS Supply Chain Policy ; and arrange vendor invoices for submission to Finance Department for payment
  16. Prepare timely and accurate monthly reports and other reports for management in accordance with URCS Supply Chain Policy
  17. Maintain Contract register and maintain safe keeping of records for the Logistics operational activities.
  18. Closely coordinate with respective URCS operations or project managers.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Risk management; Reporting; Logistics planning and management; Fleet management; Procurement; Stock and inventory management; Tender preparation; Contracting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Uganda Redcross Society

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965. The National Society has over 350,000 registered members with one and half million beneficiaries of its interventions. URCS works through 51 Branch Offices covering the whole of Uganda. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement comprising the International Federation and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), URCS works with a number of partners in the execution of its Mission. These include the Government of Uganda, Corporate bodies, United Nations Agencies, NGOs and participating Sister Red Cross National Societies. Over the years, URCS has witnessed an increase in the number of partners and partnerships not only nationally but internationally including private and civil society organizations. The number of communities served by URCS has also tremendously increased, as well as the scope of activities.

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