Friday, April 1, 2011

Regional Logistics Manager

Job Title: Regional Logistics Manager

Place of Work: Regional Office, Nairobi
Grade: 3
Reports to: Regional Finance Manager, East and Southern Africa

Reporting to position: Technical support to all Country Logistics Managers/Focal Points

Budget Responsibility: None

Child Protection Level: 3 The responsibilities of this post may require the post-holder to have one to one contact with children or young people.


Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and works in over 120 countries around the world.

The Save the Children UK Regional Office for East and Southern Africa (ESARO) co-ordinates programmes in 8 countries. It is our intention to focus increased effort on making positive and lasting change for children across the region. This will require additional expansion in our Logistics portfolio to ensure efficiency in managing our operations and make lasting change for children in the region.

Job Purpose

To work with Country Directors and their management teams to build their logistics and operational capacity to plan and manage their resources and assets efficiently and effectively, ensuring that programmes meet their commitments and are accountable to their beneficiaries and donors.

By providing technical support to Country Logistics Managers and focal points on all aspects of logistics and operational programme delivery, it is expected the logistics manager will be able to help countries:
  • Identify significant reduction in their operational running costs through the utilization and allocation of resources and helping programme develop effective recharge mechanisms
  • Improve accountability to donors and beneficiaries through implementation of regular reporting and strong control mechanisms
  • Improve the quality and timeliness of projects


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