Apply Now: Flying Logistician II at International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Flying Logistician II

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Country Manager, the Logistician 2 provides technical and operational support in the areas of purchasing, warehousing, stock management, import-export activities and purchasing, in accordance with the ICRC’s logistics standards and local legislation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads and supervises a medium logistics team, distribute activities, controls the quality of work in a large-size context
  • Provides technical support and training for the operation
  • Assists the Head of Logistics Unit in daily tasks
  • Implements and runs complex logistic procedures
  • Liaises with other logistics units (e.g., fleet, warehousing, dispatch, AirOps and ImpEX)
  • Liaises with Dispatch and Logistics on the status and estimated time of arrival of goods
  • Analyses situation and proposes contractual partners
  • Keep a track of all fuel usage in the field in collaboration with mechanic and workshop manager
  • Ensure that customers are provided with effective, efficient and flexible services according to the needs of programmes and assisted health care facilities.
  • Assure customers and ensure that all inquiries, requests, complaints and problems are taken seriously and treated as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Advise staff in extracting data from JDE and DFR, needed for their planning and reporting.
  • Ensure that the Logistics Tableau are used and understood by the field logistics team.
  • Develops contracts, maintains and updates a network of providers
  • Liaises with other logistics units (e.g. Supply Chain, fleet, warehousing, dispatch, AirOps and ImpEX)
  • Participates in LOG budget elaboration and implementation in the field with the help of Logistics Site Manager (s)
  • Replaces Logistic functions in Sub Delegations and/or Abuja
  • Deploys for Emergencies and set up Logistics structures for the ICRC
  • Ensure compliance with Logistics standards (set-up, processes and procedures).
  • Manage proper use of Logistics Information System (JDE/IRIS).
  • Assists vehicle fleet manager in managing the fleet issues in the field

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Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Higher Education Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or similar field. Post Graduate or Master’s Degree is an asset.
  • 4-5 years of experience in logistics, administration or similar position
  • Fluent with a wide knowledge of English.
  • 70% traveling to the field to provide the required support to the Logistics Site Manager(s), replacing any LOG functions in the field and in Abuja.

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Expert level in computer skills
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Autonomy & Responsibility; Planning, Organization & Assessment; Communication (Ability to express views and ideas); Analysis & Synthesis; Supervision & Management of Staff.
  • Driving license.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae, Application Letter and NYSC Certificate to: using “ABJ202100238 Flying Logistician 2 ABJ” as the subject of the email.


  • Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated.
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
    • Qualification(s)
    • Current location
    • Languages you speak
    • Years of relevant experience
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process

Application Deadline  24th December, 2021.

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