Date de rédaction : 06/12/17 
Date de prise de fonction souhaitée : 15/01/18
Durée de la mission : 6 mois renouvelables
Localisation : Malakal, Upper West Nile, South Sudan


SI has been operating in South Sudan since 2006, and has developed activities in emergency and post emergency contexts, particularly in rural and semi-urban areas. Its expertise in running emergency WaSH intervention is highly acknowledged by all WaSH actors and donors present in the country.


We currently operate an Emergency Preparedness and Response program throughout the entire country, as well as Wash activities in the PoC in Malakal, and emergency Wash assistance in informal settlements in Upper West Nile state. We have also started recently a Wash in health program in Raja, and a Wash in Nut project will be soon launched in consortium as well in the same area.


The mission strategy is to continue along with our focus on WASH/EPR interventions and to develop stronger responses to food security and livelihood needs.


The logistician is in charge of :

  • The base Logistician will implement and supervise all logistics operations at his/her assigned base.
  • He/she will organize logistics support for programs, in keeping with Solidarités International procedures.
  • He/she will assist or the field coordinator in the implementation of safety rules.
  • He/she will be directly in charge to supervise and manage all the logistics team at base level.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensure logistics tasks are carried out in a manner that all SI and donor’s procedures are respected.
  • Be the main focal point of all logistics related matters between Base and coordination.
  • Make sure all supplies/services to the programs are delivered on time as per requested delivery.
  • Ensure logistics/program stocks are monitored, recorded and followed up systematically and are in accordance to the rules and regulation of Solidarities International.
  • Manage at team of 5 national staff, supervise their performance and follow all the HR issue related to his/her team
  • Ensure a high level of involvement in SI projects activates and support/coordinate with the operational team in order to reach their objectives smoothly.
  • Organizing logistics support to the Field Coordinator to implement the security procedures and act as a security back up for the team while the Field coo is not able to do so.
  • This position requires strong field experience and autonomy. He/she will need to manage logistical activates in compound environment, where market for services and supplies are limited.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in logistics
  • At least one previous mission of management experience in logistics(required)
  • Experience in training; ability to design and implement training
  • Strong working knowledge of procurement and purchase procedures  and experience in applying them
  • Experience on team management
  • Field experience (conflict/ post conflict area) of implementing emergency humanitarian programs mainly focused in water and sanitation.
  • Experience on watsan projects is a plus



  • Handy and creative in logistics issues (examples warehouse management, space for accommodation and office, communicate and socialize with other actors in the field)
  • Knowledge of vehicle management and maintenance.
  • Good skills in staff management
  • Technical support for the staff (examples purchase process, mechanical problems, VHF and HF configuration, IT issues)
  • Knowledge of emergency humanitarian strategies
  • Report writing skills



  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Arabic is an asset


Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.

NB:  The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension


laried post: According to experience from 1760 euros gross per month (1600 based salary plus 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of 700 USD.

Solidarités International will cover accommodation and travel expenses from the expatriate’s home country to the site of the assignment.

– Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

– Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 500 euros allocated by Solidarités). He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarités will cover travel costs).

During the assignment, the expatriate is entitled to R&R every three months: one week at three and nine months (with a 500 euro allowance) and two weeks at six months (with a plane ticket back home covered by Solidarités).


Living conditions:

Internet and Air conditioned 24/7 in the office and the compound (each room). Thanks to the previous field co we now have our own shower and toilets within the compound.

Possibility to do sport within the humanitarian hub (running, volley ball, soccer…).

Possibility to have a social life and interact outside work with all the humanitarians from the PoC living in the hub.

Little variety in the local food, food cargos are supplied by coordination logistics regularly.


Mano Gaudin, Recruitment & Follow Up Officer

FonctionsTechnicien spécialiste
ActivitésLogistique, Mécanique
PaysAfrique, Soudan du Sud
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Date de fin de validité 31/12/2017