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Logistics Coordinator at VSO

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Applications have closed
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Location Malawi
Salary TBC
Contract type Fixed Term
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date 17 May 2023
Interview date TBC
Start date TBC

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

The Logistics Coordinator will coordinate logistical and operational activities in collaboration with District Coordinators and Field Operation Officers, providing support and guidance on requests and bookings; Lead on rigorous asset management, including IT and security assets, in coordination with field staff, ensuring safekeeping, assurance and availability of the assets; support staff and volunteers on security-related needs and IT needs (in collaboration with Global IT Team); manage the fleet of VSO vehicles, including coordination of their use and maintenance, and support management of drivers; support contract management in Collaboration with FOOs and through keeping up to date database and liaison with procurement officer.

Ideal Applicant Summary

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.