Senior Logistics Coordinator, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Senior Logistics Coordinator
WCS is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Logistics Coordinator for the Boma-Jonglei Landscape program.
This is a full-time position responsible for procurement, logistical support to field operations and programs, and oversight of contractors and construction projects. Duties include working with and oversight of WCS logistics personnel, overseeing contracting and implementation of field construction projects, assuring procurement, shipping, country clearances, proper tracking of inventories and assets, and regular maintenance of program materials according to WCS and donor requirements. The position will be based in Juba with frequent travel to Boma and/or other sites in the landscape. Occasional travel to Kenya, Uganda, and the USA may be required for procurement needs. The Senior Logistics Coordinator reports to the WCS Southern Sudan Program Manager.
The desired qualifications for this position are extensive professional experience with logistical systems, procurement, contracting construction in Africa and/or other remote regions and post-conflict areas and proven ability to work with national and local organizations. A strong interest in wildlife conservation, natural resource management, or related fields is an advantage. Proven ability to work well in a team in multi-cultural situations and under difficult field conditions is essential. Fluency in written and spoken English required and familiarity with languages and culture of Southern Sudan will be an advantage.
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications, should apply by sending an application letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three referees, with the subject Coor-Boma-Jonglei to the below address not later than March 30th 2009.
Sarah Elkan, firstname.lastname@example.org (file size should be limited to under 500kb) with a copy to email@example.com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
For more information about Wildlife Conservation Society and its Southern Sudan Program visit our website at: http://www.wcs.org/international/Africa/sudanprogram