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A Logistics manager - Buffer Stock

Duration : 10 Months
Start date : ASAP
© Sébastien Duijndam pour Action contre la Faim

Work context

Action Against Hunger began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming. In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security and livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities. In the year 2018 alone, our work in Nigeria reached approximately 3.5 million people. We are operational in 11 Local Government Areas of Borno, 12 in Yobe and 3 in Jigawa. 


Action Against Hunger Nigeria programme is supported by DFID, ECHO, GAC, OFDA, SDC, UNICEF, EU, USAID, AFD, French Ministry of Foreign affairs, SIDA and UNOCHA NHF. The total budget amounted to approximately 54 million USD in 2018. The country team comprises of over 600 staff. Other than the coordination office in Abuja, there are three state offices in Damaturu, Maiduguri and Dutse and four sub bases including Monguno, Potiskum, Bade and Damasak.


Since January 2018, our teams in Borno State have deployed emergency response to over 25,000 people in the Monguno following an attack on a military base. There are presently 350 staff in this area covering Monguno, Kukawa and Nganzai Local Government Areas working on food assistance, WASH, Health & Nutrition and recovery programmes, particularly in IDP camps. Buffer stock management is a key project for ACF and all the nutrition partners benefiting from the project.


Under the supervision of Logistics Coordinator, you will be in charge of managing buffer stock of nutrition comodities for 10 NGOs partners and supervising the overall project management : coordination with nutrition sector and partners, the coordination of RUTF needs and supply flow, warehousing, deliveries, and reporting. More specially, you will be in charge to: 


- Provide high quality project management, technical advice and leadership in the program

- Coordinate the partnerships

- Coordinate the needs and supply flow

- Supervise the transportation services

- Supervise warehousing and distribution of commodities from the buffer warehouses;

- Ensure safety and security of the goods at any time.

Requested profile

You hold a university degree in logistics or related field.   You have 4 years experience in logistics management with close support to nutrition projects and preferably experience in logistics project management such as Hubs, Humanitarian common/cluster centralized services. 

You have good sens of anticipation and strong ability to organize and prioritize workload. You are committed to ACF values, have strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.  

You are fluent in English. Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.


If you are a skilled logistician with service oriented mind, you like to have things done on time and you are willing to work under pressure in a challenging humanitarian context, you are highly welcome in our team.

You will enjoy a good team spirit with nice working and living conditions.

Specific conditions / Salary

Length of contract: 10 months, starting ASAP

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Monthly gross salary from 2010€ to 2335€ upon experience.

+ Per diem and living allowance: 539€ (cf eurocost) net, field paid.

+ 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance.  

+ 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.

+ Child allowance, limited to 5 children. 


Transportation and accommodation: 

  • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
  • Individual room in guesthouse covered 


Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance. 


Leaves and RnR

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year. 
  • + 20 RnR per year.   
  • + 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 2 months) 
  • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference. 


Training :

  • ·       Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©.
  • ·       Technical trainings at HQ or regional level (averagely 1 per year).   
  • ·       Intermission Workshop once a year.
  • ·       Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.