Supply activity officer – Laascaanood

Job Information

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    Posted On Sep 5 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 2 years

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, private, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our organization offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. MSF observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and demands full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions.

MSF Sool Project in Las Anod is looking for:


Level: 5 (on MSF salary scale)

Work Location: Sool region, Somaliland. 

Start date: 1st October 2019 (if recruitment process completed on time).

Length of contract : 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance and operational need (Includes 2-month probationary period).

The  selected  candidate will be  reporting to the Deputy  Project  Coordinator (Hierarchical) and Hospital  Facility Manager (Functionally).

Main Tasks include, but not limited  to:

Performing the day to day implementation of supply procedures and ensuring efficient administrative processes for one or more areas of the supply programmes (Order Processing, Transport and Customs, Procurement, etc.) at coordination or project level according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to ensure the optimal running of the project.

Performing the day-to-day activities ensuring an efficient running of the administration processes of the supply activities following the supply procedures according to MSF standards and protocols. The activities can include one or more of the following areas:

Order Processing: Performing the day to day order processing activities in a particular supply office (coordination or project level)

Purchasing: Performing the day to day purchasing activities in a particular supply office (coordination or project level).Transport and Customs: Performing the day to day procedures and administrative processes for the clearance and transportation of goods in a particular supply office (coordination or project level) ensuring an efficient shipment of goods

Performing and coordinating administrative procedures related to his/her supply activity(ies), verifying the compliance to MSF procedures, standards and protocols. Ensuring that all necessary tools and management procedures are followed to avoid stock ruptures, losses and excess stocks in the mission

Performing delegated tasks according to his / her activity(ies) and as specified in his/her job description. Assisting the line manager with preparation of the stock reports.


(Candidate MUST be able to work and reside in Lascanod)

Education Essential secondary education and a technical diploma, in supply chain or
commerce related studies.
Experience At  least  2 years’  experience  in supply  chain  related  jobs  or  in the logistics
Desirable: Proven understanding of MSF Field Logistics.
Languages Essential:  Fluent English & Somali
Knowledge Essential: computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
Competencies Commitment to MSF Principles; Behavioural  Flexibility; Result and Quality
Orientation; Teamwork  and Cooperation;  Service Orientation;  Stress

If you meet the above requirements, please send your: (1.) Application letter, (2.) CV, (3.) National ID Card and (4.) Copies of Certificates in a single file to: and copy  indicating the position applied for and “SOOL REGION”  in the subject line before 2:00 pm on Thursday, 12 of September 2019.

Only applicants with required qualifications  and complete requirements will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)