Logistician At Médecins du Monde - NGO Job Site

Logistician At Médecins du Monde

For more than 40 years, Médecins du Monde (MdM), a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.

Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.

MdM currently works in more than 30 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.

MdM has been implementing an emergency program in Borno State since 2016, in response to an humanitarian crisis ensued from violent conflict associated with Boko Haram insurgency, focusing on improving access to Primary Health Care (PHC), treatments of Under-nutrition and provision of services to MdM’s clients of Gender-based Violence (GBV), Sexual and Reproduction Health (SRH) and Mental Health and Psychological Support (MHPSS). With the country coordination unit in Maiduguri and 2 field offices in both Maiduguri and Damboa and 1 liaison office in Abuja, MdM’s interventions cater for for IDPs and host populations who seek services in fixed PHC clinics directly run by MdM across different project sites in Maiduguri and Damboa. Also, MdM is supporting two State-run MoH health posts in two other locations in Damboa.

MdM also has also been carrying out a yearly emergency intervention in response to cholera outbreaks and has a contingency including a trained team to respond to same any period the need arises.


Under the supervision of the field coordinator, you are in charge of supporting the logistics team for the smooth running of the base, following up the logistics activities to facilitate the operational part of the project with the resources, procedures and tools defined with the logistics coordinator. You also support the supply chain of MdM Damboa base. You supervise the deputy base logistician.

Your main responsibilities are the following:

Supply for the implementation of the base and the program

  • Ensure the follow-up of the supply for the base and the project
  • Establish and update purchasing timelines following the logistical constraints
  • Supervise purchasing, ensuring that approval rules and procedures are observed
  • Ensure that purchasing documents are completed and archived
  • Regularize all purchases files
  • Update price lists, supplier files and purchase follow-up tools
  • Implement the risks management SOPs and take diligent measures

Vehicle fleet management

  • Negotiate vehicle rental contracts
  • Supervise the team of drivers, including scheduling, in line with MdM HR policies, safety rules and procedures
  • Supervise the planning and execution of maintenance and repair work on mission vehicles
  • Ensure that drivers are aware of their obligation to adhere to MdM safety rules and procedures
  • Check that vehicle logbooks and other mandatory or legal document are in place and are used correctly

Equipment and asset management

  • Ensure tagging of assets is done
  • Ensure proper repairs and maintenance of equipments and assets
  • Organize for disposal of obsolete equipments and assets
  • Proper record keeping of all organizational equipments and assets
  • Follow up on incident reports for damaged or lost equipment and assets

Warehouse and stock management

  • Ensure warehouse security and personnel safety is observed
  • Check, on a daily basis, that all warehouse records are up to date and accurate
  • Ensure the management of contingency and buffer stocks

Compound and facility management

  • Ensure safety of MdM staff within the compounds
  • Ensure firefighting equipments are placed on strategic positions
  • Ensure clear accessibility to all areas of concern within the compounds
  • Ensure that the compound has lights, water and other necessities all through

IT & communication

  • Ensure there is stable and reliable internet
  • Support and ensure the rollout and use of VHF communication system
  • Support in the training of staff on VHF use and communication

Base maintenance

  • Supervise the team of guards, including scheduling
  • Ensure the regular order for the guesthouse
  • Ensure the maintenance of the base
  • Upgrade and develop facilities for the living area of the expatriates

Construction activities management

  • Monitor the construction activities
  • Review tenders, BoQs, designs and drawing for construction
  • Follow up to ensure the plan and BoQ are strictly respected


  • Support the logistics coordinator in all aspects of security measures
  • Ensure implementation of the security protocols by the drivers and guards, as well as through procurement procedures

Team management

  • Recruit and monitor the performance of the logistics team
  • Provide technical support to the logistics team
  • Assist the deputy base logistician in maintaining good inter-team communications and engender good team dynamics


  • Status : Employee Contract : Fixed-term contract
  • Duration : 6 months
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
  • Based in Maiduguri with regular field visits to sites of intervention
  • Gross monthly salary: 2660 euros
  • Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments – minimum of 6 months seniority required
  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
  • Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
  • Guesthouse housing
  • 22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)
  • Teleworking agreement for positions eligible to telework: 110 days/year (minimum of 1 day per week onsite), minimum of 6 months seniority required
  • Given the current circumstances of Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking special measures to apply health protocols and hygiene measures to guarantee the safety of our staff.
  • Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
  • Single posting


  • Diploma or certificate in logistics management
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in logistics
  • At least one previous experience with an INGO is required
  • Experience in fleet management, supply chain and stock
  • Languages : English is mandatory (oral and written), and knowledge of Hausa or French is an asset
  • You embrace the core values and support the proactive philosophy of Médecins du Monde.

TELEPHONE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications. MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

How to apply

Click on the following link to apply: http://www.jobs.net/j/JZqyzbhg?idpartenaire=128