Deputy Head of Department - Logistics

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.


Position Overview: 

The Deputy Logistics Coordinator supports the Logistics Coordinator. He is responsible for overseeing and leadership the logistics team in the absence of the logistics coordinator.


Specific Objectives: 

  • Support the Logistics Coordinator.
  • Oversee the supply chain and management of equipment and share it with the Logistics Coordinator.
  • Provide ongoing support to programs at Capital and bases level.
  • Ensure administrative tasks.
  • Participate in recruitment within the logistics department.
  • Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics & supply chain management / any technical field preferred.
  • Master’s degree is desirable.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years in the humanitarian/development sector.
  • Minimum 3 years of managerial experience in Logistics.
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills; approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality; able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment.
  • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently.
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international and/or health related NGOs.
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.
  • Fluent in basic IT and networking technology.

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Logistics / Transportation

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years