Emergency Logistics Manager – Emergency Pool H/F

Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion


Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More info: www.hi.org

At Handicap International-Humanity & Inclusion, we truly believe in the importance of inclusion and diversity within our organisation. This is why we are engaged to a disability policy to encourage the inclusion and integration of people with disabilities.

Please indicate if you require any special accommodation, even at the first interview.


In order to ensure a relevant, timely and efficient response to acute crisis, the Emergency Division of HI has the role to ensure the monitoring, preparedness and response to man-made and natural disaster.
Within the frame of its emergency intervention, HI aims at ensuring that the humanitarian watch, preparedness and response to man-made and natural disaster inclusive of all affected community members.
The Emergency Division may lead some emergency response or support the Geographic Division to respond to new disaster depending on the intensity of the crisis and the capacity of the program in place. The Emergency Pool is composed of a team of emergency experts, ready to deploy within 72 hours. Their role is:

  • To conduct diagnosis and launch new emergency operations in the field
  • To support pre-established programs and teams to respond to new disaster in the field
  • To contribute to lessons learned exercises, technical methodology and guidance, tool kits in coordination of the Emergency Division team members, Shared services Divisions and Technical Divisions at HQ level.


Under the responsibility of the emergency pool manager and in close coordination with the HQ logistics global specialist the emergency logistics manager will be in charge of :

  1. Participating to initial diagnosis and coordinate the rollout and scale-up of the emergency response operations from logistics perspective following a humanitarian crisis;
  2. Leading and coordinating logistics deployment in the framework of new program or area/project opening following a disaster, in accordance with Humanity & Inclusion´s rules and standards and those of its donors
  3. Contributing to the institutional capitalization and participate in the development and update of Humanity & Inclusion´s emergency methodologies, procedures, tools and trainings.
  4. Representing and promoting Humanity & Inclusion´s mandate in the framework of the emergency responses in your field of expertise;


You have a general or technical diploma, and additional training in logistics management and development of humanitarian projects / operations, or equivalent, preferably in the field of international solidarity.

Professional experiences :

  • Strong professional experience (at least 3 years) in emergency responses;
  • Experience of at least 2 years in a Logistics coordination/manager position or similar in emergency or post-emergency assistance;
  • Confirmed experience in team management and representation;
  • Good knowledge of emergency donors regulations and processes;
  • Experience in the development of humanitarian intervention strategies.

Required skills :

  • High capacity for analysis and synthesis;
  • Ability to project quickly in an emergency context;
  • Mastery of the management of the project cycle;
  • Ability to train and build capacity;
  • Ability to conceptualize and formalize tools, methods and procedures;
  • Ability to handle conflicts;
  • Ability to work remotely including capacity building and remote deployment;
  • Mastery of emergency donors rules (EU, US, DFID, etc.);
  • Excellent communication includes constructive feedback.

Soft skills :

  • Ability to provide a large workload under constant pressure;
  • Excellent responsiveness and flexibility in all circumstances;
  • Sense of priorities, great capacity for organization and autonomy;
  • Able to live in community and accept the constraints;
  • Great ability to manage own stress and that of co-workers;
  • Strong ability to challenge and work on self-development.

Language skills :

• Excellent command of French and English (oral and written) essential. Spanish or Arabic is a plus.


At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission. https://hi.org/en/join-the-team

  • Starting date: 22nd of April 2024
  • Length of the contract: 5 months
  • Type of contract: HQ contract
  • Salary depending on the experience of the candidate
  • Additional benefits: luncheon vouchers and health insurance
  • Cadre au forfait jour : 212 jours
  • Specific conditions for the Emergency Pool:
    • Flexibility/availability allowance (620€ gross/month)
    • Perdiem in proportion to the time spent in the field
    • Hardship allowance in proportion to the time spent in the field
    • Collective housing in charge of HI when in the field
    • Medical evacuation insurance International SOS
    • Recuperation pack: between 2 to 5 days, depending on the length of the mission
    • Position starting in Lyon (1 to 3 months) then possibility of telework (up to 49 days/year) in Shengen area

How to apply

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link:


Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, don’t wait for applying!

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 1 Mar 2024

Job Notifications
Subscribe to receive notifications for the latest job vacancies.