Closing Date : 2020-03-04
Duty Station : Baghdad, Iraq
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Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 04 Mar 2020

Position Start Date :Middle of March 2020

Duration :12 months

Location :Erbil - Iraq

Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled

Tdh :

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss organisation for children s aid. Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief. This engagement is financed by individual and institutional support, with administrative costs kept to a minimum.

Context :

The Logistics Coordinator reports to the Country representative, and is in charge of all of the logistics for the delegation, the residence of the Country representative and the projects:

Management of the fleet of vehicles / IT equipment

Procurement supply

Stock management

Various maintenance

Contribute to drawing up intervention strategies and their implementation by project teams, along with the Country Representative, coordinator and project leaders.

Participate in drawing up strategic guidelines for the delegation with the Country Representative, the coordinator or project leaders: collect the data and analyse the opportunities and the risks. Initiate discussions on improvements to be made in his/her field. Participate in the development of new tools in his/her field of activity.

Responsibilities :

Administration / logistics program

Manage the logistics of the programmes and intervention zone and material resources.Make sure equipment is supplied according to predetermined planning.Guarantee the management of Tdh property (securing of the human and material resources).Manage the logistics and the maintenance of the base and its equipment. Monitor the maintenance /restoration of the living quarters. Ensure that the Operations Manual is properly applied.

Maintenance and use of technical equipment

Organise the allocation and provision of the equipment.Identify the requirements and choose the suppliers.Provide training in the handling of equipment and develop operating procedures.Implement the monitoring tools. Monitor the additional equipment required and advise on the purchase.

Park vehicle

Provide preventive and curative maintenance for the fleet of vehicles. Recruit technical staff.

IT park

Provide preventive maintenance, including as regards data backup.Identify the base's IT equipment requirements. Diagnose breakdowns and organise the repairs.


Install the equipment and maintain it.


Implementing power installations or have them built.

Supply Management base and logistics operation

Handle orders and service contracts according to the established rules."Organise the different stages in purchasing goods and services: orders, tracking, taking delivery, any customs clearance, conformity checks and budget check".Provide the (logistical) management for expatriated HR or other people passing through (welcome, lodgings, travel, etc.).Organise travel logistics in the framework of the projects (planning, vehicles, tracking movements, etc.)

Transportation Management

Choose the methods of transporting and packaging the merchandise. Schedule shipments and track them up to their final destination. Organise the local transport.

Management of distributions

Organise, plan and supervise the implementation of the identified activities in coordination with the other services.Analyse the relevance and appropriateness of the distribution in relation to changes in context and needs Train and supervise the distribution team. Define a distribution process. Monitor and evaluate the distributions.


Choose the storage site and its layout plan. Organise the flow of merchandise.Take delivery of the merchandise and check the quality & quantity.See to the physical management of the stock and in particular, attend to phytosanitary measures and expiry dates. Monitor the stock list.

Security Management

Conduct security briefings. Comply fully with Tdh security rules and those of the country. Ensure that safety equipment is present, up-to-date and in compliance.


Write the monthly reports with analysis of the results. Write the logistics section of the sponsors reports and the Tdh annual report. Create and monitor the tools for obtaining the verification sources necessary to the project.

Participate in specific projects

Define the needs. Draw up the budgets. Identify the players. Identify the human resources requirements. Monitor the supply of consumables. Maintain and service the equipment. Compose the invitations to tender. Examine and compare the quotes. Establish the terms of the contracts. Provide the security for the project.

Construction and rehabilitation

Coordinate the activities of the various groups of skilled workers. Take delivery of the materials and equipment.

Profile :

Education: Professional diploma or university degree in a logistic field (supply, IT, mechanic, )Language: Fluent in English (written & spoken), knowledge of Arabic is an assetExperiences and aptitudes: At least 2 years experience in a similar position previous experience with an NGO is mandatoryAdvance IT knowledge (hardware and software, Microsoft Office, Internet)Previous experience in emergency response is appreciatedExtensive project management experience (management; planning; staff development and training skills) in emergency Management experience and strong team leadership qualities Qualities: organized, sense of human relations, diplomacy, communication skillsKnowledge of the Iraq/Syrian context would be a distinct advantage

Salary :

Expatriate contract under Swiss labour code 3 400 CHF (~2 950 ) < > 4 750 CHF (~4 100 ) net salary/monthaccording to experience x 13, Annual Leave: 25 days per year. Contract includes also local accommodation and transportation, health and repatriation insurance, return flight.

Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies :

Fully complies with Tdh s Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistleblowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own StaffCommits to respecting Risk Management Policies including: Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities PoliciesCommits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene in.

We offer an exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children.

Are you interested? Do you want to face this challenge?

Procedure :

Please applying directly online:

Application files sent through our official websitewill be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.) will be requested at a later stage.

We will be in touch with the shortlisted candidates only in the selection process with the large number of applications received, we unfortunately cannot provide personal follow-up to the larger candidate pool. Thanks for your understanding.

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How to apply:

Please applying directly online:

Application files sent through our official websitewill be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.) will be requested at a later stage.

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