Deputy Logistics Coordinator – UKRAINE- based in UKR-Kiev

Première Urgence Internationale

Fixed-term contract – 9 Months

Starting date : 17/07/2023

Localisation: UKR-Kiev

PUI all around the world

With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

  • Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
  • With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
  • Present in 24 countries, on 5 continents
  • Thanks to the work and commitment of :
  • More than 2500 national staffs
  • Around 225 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
  • And 120 employees at HQ

PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

Learn more on our history, our values, our areas of intervention.

Focus on our activities in UKRAINE

PUI intervenes in Ukraine since 2015, in response to the needs provoked by the conflict in Donbass. PUI develops its integrated approach with health, mental health, protection and WASH projects to improve and restore equitable access to quality health services as well as to water, sanitation and hygiene for the most vulnerable population living in cities located along the contact line in the Donetsk Oblast. PUI also technically and materially assists a large network of Health Facilities and social institutions to improve the quality of care provided to the population.
In order to support the populations affected by the conflict currently affecting the country, PUI is currently scaling up its activities in Donbass and in other regions of Ukraine.

What about the Deputy Logistics Coordinator ?

As Deputy Logistics Coordinator, under the responsibility of the Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible for participating in the implementation of a logistics framework tailored and organized around an efficient supply chain, a properly sized logistics support at the mission level. You will also be committed to the management, respect, compliance and efficient implementation of all related policies, rules, procedures and good practices at coordination level. You will support the Logistics Coordinator in the technical management of logistics managers upon request.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

Supply Chain: You will be responsible for implementing the supply chain strategy at coordination level. You will ensure that the administrative and operational components of the supply chain are in place and functional. You will guarantee that PUI’s related procedures, policies and tools linked with purchases, transport and storage are in place and are respected. You will support the Logistics Coordinator in making relevant links woven with HQ so as to avoid delays, loss, gaps in the HQ – field supply chain.

Support logistics management: You will ensure that all coordination teams have the means, resources and tools they need to carry out their activities. You will actively support the Logistics Coordinator in shaping the mission in terms of materials, equipment, services allowing a well-functioning of the bases.

Security : You will ensures that the necessary means and frameworks are available to implement security rules related to communications, movements and facility management at coordination level.

Team management: In collaboration with the logistics coordinator, you will be responsible for the tailoring of the coordination logistics team. You will be responsible for the line management of the logistics managers’ team at coordination level in accordance with related HR policies and procedures, including recruitment and performance management.

Strategy: You will support the Logistics Coordinator in the mission logistics strategy designing, including supply chain, support and logistics operations together with the Coordination team.

Coordination: Under the supervision of the logistics coordinator, You will consolidate and share logistics related information, data at Coordination, bases and HQ levels.

Representation: On Logistics Coordinator request, you will represent the organization in forums, amongst partners, authorities and different local actors involved in the logistics fields..

The challenges that await you :

1/ Helping in the smooth coordination of the Log department of a large, growing and dynamic mission. 2/ Ability to support the mission in this changing context in Ukraine (agility, flexibility and responsiveness)

What you will need to succeed

  • Training: You hold a degree in logistics (purchases, transport). If you have attended some Humanitarian or Bioforce training courses, that will be much apreciated.
  • Experience: Strengthened by minimum 1 year of logistics Experience in Humanitarian sector and minimum one year of general management experience. A previous experience in a similar field would be appreciated. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
  • Skills: You have strong knowledge of procurement and supply chain in humanitarian context, as well as proven management experience and organizational skills. You know how to draft a report and have ICT skills. Specific experience in medical supply chain, as well as experience in customs, importation will be appreciated.
  • Qualities: You have a strong work ethic, are committed and disciplined within busy working environment. You demonstrate an ability to take initiatives and responsibilities. You have good analytical and judgmental skills and you are able to prioritize. You demonstrate good organization as well as good stress management skills.
  • Languages: English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak Ukrainian and/or Russian, it would be a definite asset.

A word from the manager

« Ukraine mission is a full of challenges mission. A position to be embodied in a dynamic context of a significant increase in PUI’s response in Ukraine. »

PUI will offer you

  • Status : Employé(e) with a Fixed-Term Contract
  • Monthly Gross Income : 2 340,00 – 2 590,00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accomodation
  • Daily Living Expenses (“Per Diem”)
  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its humanitarian action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it.

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge and to join PUI great family ?

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