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Logistics Coordinator at Tanzania Red Cross Society January, 2020


Logistics Coordinator at Tanzania Red Cross Society January, 2020
Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) is a voluntary humanitarian organization established as an independent National Society (NS) by an Act of Parliament No. 71 of December 1962 amended by Parliament of Tanzania in September 2019. TRCS was recognised and admitted to the membership of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in 1963.

National Societies are recognized by the host Governments as auxiliary to the public authorities in the humanitarian field, meaning that they supplement or support the public authorities in this area. As such, they are equipped to partner with the Governments in the fulfillment of national humanitarian responsibilities.

TRCS is the largest and most dependable local partner in delivering humanitarian services in United Republic of Tanzania. TRCS has an active network in all regions in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. Most importantly and because of its credibility, Tanzania Red Cross Society receives supports from a broad range of partners including the International Federation Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the American Red Cross, the Spanish Red Cross, the Belgian Red CrossFlanders, the French Red Cross, the Italian Red Cross, the China Red Cross and the Korean Red Cross. Partners from UN Agencies are UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and UNFPA; and other partners are the EU, USAID, CDC, BPRM, JHPIEGOand PACT Tanzania.

If you think you meet competencies, qualified, ambitious, efficient, energetic and ready for the challenge, please apply for the following openings at Tanzania Red Cross Society.

Current existing staff and volunteers of Tanzania Red Cross Society are encouraging to apply.

Duties applicable to all staff:

Work towards the achievement of the Tanzania Red Cross goals in Tanzania, through effective managerial and lateral relations and teamwork.
Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities, lateral relationships and accountabilities.
Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor/ line manager.
Share and act in accordance with the Red Cross/Red Crescent fundamental principles and humanitarian values.

Job Title                     :           Logistics Coordinator

Duty Station               :            Nyarugusu Camp (Kasulu DC) and Mtendeli Camp (Kakonko DC)

Reports to                  :           Team Leader Age Limit                         :           Not above 55 Years.

Posts                           :           1

Key Responsibilities

Maintain an up-to-‘date knowledge of the supply market for all TRCS supplies and services
Liaise with technical team to establish technical specifications of items for supplies to be ordered
Process and obtain relevant approvals for materials to be purchased in line with the existing requirements and protocols
Provide advice on procurement issues with best practices in line with the public procurement procedures and protocols
Responsible for the planning, support and implementation of an efficient logistics and supply chain management system for the organization in accordance with the program requirements.
Management of data essential to make available an accurate forecast for procurement at regular intervals
Serve as in-house resources person to provide guidance on logistics issues
Prepare and process the local purchase orders and ensure that orders are delivered to suppliers on time
Maintain and update the asset register on regular basis by ensuring that all new procured materials are being recorded
Coordinate shipping of procured items to TRCS regional offices
Working closely with Storekeeper Officers to ensure all items are received and recorded in the store book ledgers before being issued
Ensure the highest standards of probity are maintained in all purchasing activities

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:

Holder of a degree in Procurement and Logistics Management from a reputable University.
Must be registered and certified by PSPTB (Procurement and Supplies Professions and Technicians Board) as Procurement and Supplies Professional.
Five Years working experience from the reputable organization  Ability to work under difficult conditions with minimum supervision.
Must demonstrate high level of integrity & professionalism.
Must be able to deal effectively & timely with demanding and changing situations.
Basic computer skills with minimum of Microsoft word, power point and excel

Mode of Application:

Interested candidates with the required qualifications and experience are advised to submit their application letters to the address mentioned below; together with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of at least three referees; certified copies of academic certificates; Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document) and other relevant awards.

Applications may be submitted directly by hand delivery to either TRCS Headquarter – Dar es Salaam Office; TRCS Kigoma Office; TRCS Ngaraganza Office – Kasulu District; TRCS Makere Office – Kasulu District, TRCS Kibondo – RFL Office and TRCS Mtendeli Office – Kakonko District.

No applications will be received/considered through email or any other form of online submission.

Only short listed candidates meeting the minimum set criteria will be invited for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks after the application deadline you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process.

All applications are free for all candidates and no one should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to TRCS – HR Department through Organizational Official Email:

The Secretary General,
Tanzania Red Cross Society,
Mwai Kibaki Road, Mikocheni B, Plot No. 53, Block ‘C’,
P.O Box 1133,

Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

The deadline for submission is 24thJanuary 2020 by 16.00 Hrs.. . BOFYA HAPA KUJIUNGA NA GROUP LA WHATSAPP