Logistics Officer Eastern Ukraine*


The position is open to Ukrainian nationals only and to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are very good prospects for an extension. The employment location will be Poltova, Ukraine. The position may require to travel.

As Logistics Officer for our Ukraine response, your aim will be to provide logistical and procurement support to our Programme and Projects in Eastern Ukraine.

Your responsibilities

  • Support Partners in assessing their logistics policies and procedures (Procurement, Warehouse, Asset Management, Fleet Management etc) and support them to strengthen them.
  • Carry out regular checks of warehouse documents and stocks to ensure procedures are adhered to
  • Carry out reviews of any procurement files of procurements carried out by the partners, identify areas for improvement and develop a capacity-building development plan jointly with the partners
  • Participate on procurement committees for partner procurements as agreed in their partner agreement
  • Adhere to the WHH logistics policies (Procurement, Transport, Warehouse, Asset Management, etc) and ensure that all staff is regularly trained and inducted on the procedures
  • Create a PreQualified Supplier List for the East Ukraine area
  • Establish Framework agreements with suppliers/service providers in the region for those materials and services that are required regularly
  • Ensure that all Logistics records for the field office are archived/filed on the JERU MS Teams platforms
  • Manage the rental vehicles in Poltava by procuring them, establishing the agreements, and training the drivers on the WHH Fleet standards of driver conduct
  • Ensure log sheets are maintained for each vehicle.
  • Prepare the weekly driver roster based on the planned weekly movements and share it with the Project Heads, Safety Office, and Head of Ops each week
  • Ensure that security approval has been granted for all movements that require security approval beforehand
  • Prepare reports for transport, fuel management, procurement trackers, and warehousing and submit them to the Logistics Manager for review
  • Identify buildings in areas agreed by the Security and Safety Advisor to establish any office, guesthouse/storage facilities that may be required
  • Support the other units and colleagues in crosscutting topics

Your profile

  • Formal or professional trainig with additional logistics qualifications
  • ideally 2 to 5 years professional job experience in the field of (humanitarian) logistics
  • Strong MS Teams skills
  • Willingness to travel within Ukraine
  • Fluency in Ukrainian
  • Russian and or English language skilss are an asset

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale.

How to apply

Please send your application in English via our online recruiting system by September 22, 2022. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 9/22/2022