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A Logistics Head Of Department - Kaboul, Afghanistan


Duration : 12 months
Start date : ASAP

Our work in Afghanistan  Salary & Benefits Living & Security conditions in this base


General description of the position

Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will be responsible to secure sound logistical performance and coordination at mission level in order to provide programs with optimum support.


Main responsabilities

More precisely, you will :


- Contribute to the definition of mission strategy

- Coordinate logistics at national level from Kabul: You will have to manage Logistics : Supply Chain, Vehicle Fleet Management, Equipment Fleet Management, ICT and Network, Management of energy sources, different building techniques and rehabilitations

- Collaborate with headquarters in the management of international transport (KPIs, freight agent…)

- Put in place a security policy for the mission in a humanitarian context

- Promote and ensure collaboration and coordination in logistics with the mission's partners and Cluster coordination

- Prevent and manage fraud and corruption

- Manage the Logistics team in capital and be a support/technical manager for Logistics Manager in the bases: around 19 logistics positions in KABUL with numerous supplier drivers and security guards, 16 logistics positions in HELMAND , 4 positions in GHOR with a small vehicle fleet of suppliers drivers, and 4 positions in BALKH.


Do you fit the requested profile ?

You hold a bachelor degree in logistics and have at least 2 years of professional experience on a similar position on the field for an international NGO. You have a significant experience in high-pressure emergency situation and in management of a big national team and big logistics operations. Proven experience in Supply Chain, Vehicle Fleet Management and Management of energy sources or ICT is compulsory.

You have also an excellent knowledge in security and safety at working locations. You are recognised for your interpersonal skills and your capacity to represent your organisation in external meetings. A previous experience in the field of logistics and/or security management with ACF is preferable. You speak and write English fluently.


Specific conditions / Salary

- Contract: 12 months fixed term contract under French legislation

- Remuneration and benefits :

Monthly gross salary from 1 805 € to 2 305 € upon experience.

+ Per diem and living allowance: 413 € (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.

Opportunity of coaching (DP) or mentorship.

Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.


Work context

ACF has been operating in Afghanistan since 1979, with a strong focus on emergency response to human-made and natural disasters, targeting primarily refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, and flood/drought affected populations. Over the years, ACF has expanded the focus of its’ intervention from short-term, more emergency to longer term projects aimed at addressing chronic vulnerabilities of the communities and strengthening their capacity to prepare to, and cope with disasters. Sector-wise, ACF has established itself over the past 25 years as a prominent Nutrition and WASH actor, with recognized expertise in these two sectors.


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