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Right To Play

Right To Play  is seeking a Logistics Manager position in  One of Right To Play offices (Burundi, Canada, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda or United Kingdom). 

 

Job Summery

  • Job Title: Logistics Manager
  • Organization: Right To Play
  • Location: One of Right To Play offices (Burundi, Canada, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda or United Kingdom)
  • Grade: Unspecified
  • Occupational Groups: Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration
  • Contract Type: International
  • Contract Duration: One year with the possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability
  • Closing Date: 2024-06-21

Job Descriptions

About Right To Play


Right To Play is a global organization dedicated to empowering children and youth through the transformative power of play. We work in 14 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America, reaching millions of children each year. Our programs use various forms of play – games, sports, arts, and creative activities – to create lasting impact by equipping children with essential life skills and knowledge.

 

Role Summary


Reporting to the Global Director, Country Offices, the Logistics Manager will oversee and enhance the Procurement and Logistics operations across Right To Play’s global network of Country Offices. You will be responsible for managing the entire supply chain, including procurement, warehousing, fleet operations, and asset management, ensuring efficient support to our projects worldwide.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  1. Country Office Operations Support (30%)
  • Lead and mentor Logistics teams across Country Offices, providing guidance, training, and professional development opportunities.
  • Support recruitment and onboarding of Logistics staff in Country Offices.
  • Design and plan logistics staffing structures tailored to each Country Office’s needs.
  • Conduct support and monitoring visits to assess and address logistical requirements.
  • Implement best practices for inventory management, stock tracking, storage optimization, and loss prevention.
  • Ensure cost-effective and well-managed fleet operations, including procurement and maintenance.
  • Oversee Asset Management and Fixed Asset Reports, ensuring timely Procurement Plans preparation.
  • Support country teams in sourcing materials and equipment while maintaining quality and cost-effectiveness.
  1. Support to Global Units (20%)
  • Provide technical review of procurement processes requiring approval from senior leadership.
  • Assess logistics capacity in Country Offices and recommend actions for improvement.
  • Act as the security focal point for Country Offices/Operations, liaising with security service providers and coordinating with the People & Culture team.
  • Participate in external logistics communities of practice to strengthen Right To Play’s practices.
  • Provide training, guidance, and support on logistics matters to global unit teams.
  • Develop and implement global logistics strategies aligned with Right To Play’s mission and objectives.
  • Negotiate favorable contracts with service providers.
  • Collaborate with program and finance teams to align logistics activities with project requirements.
  1. Compliance and Risk Management (20%)
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and procedures governing logistics operations.
  • Identify and mitigate logistical risks to minimize disruptions to project timelines.
  • Ensure compliance with Right To Play’s policies, donor regulations, and local laws across all operational countries.
  • Oversee the proper disposal of assets, ensuring thorough documentation and compliance.
  • Ensure vendor eligibility screening is conducted according to required procedures.
  • Collaborate with Logistics and Finance teams to evaluate adherence to internal controls and documentation.
  • Monitor risks related to procurement and logistics, and work with country teams to implement corrective measures.
  1. Development and Implementation of Logistics Procedures (15%)
  • Develop, roll out, and maintain updated logistics, warehousing, and procurement guidelines and manuals.
  • Develop and coordinate the delivery of training modules for employees.
  • Develop logistics auditing tools and checklists.
  1. Data Management (10%)
  • Support the management of field and HQ logistics data within existing systems.
  • Coordinate with IT to develop and maintain a global logistics dashboard for data analysis and performance indicators.
  • Coordinate the compilation and submission of global and country-specific logistics activity reports.
  1. Other Duties as Assigned (5%)

 

Qualifications and Requirements

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in logistics and/or procurement at the national or international level.

 

Competencies and Personal Attributes:

 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong research and negotiation skills.
  • Solid team player with respect for others.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage a team and provide feedback.

 

Technical Skills:

 

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to use automated procurement systems.
  • Skilled in record keeping and documentation.
  • Knowledge of lead supervision and training principles.
  • Knowledge of safety and security planning processes.
  • Skilled in inventory management and hardware life cycle knowledge.

 

Sector-Specific Knowledge:

 

  • Strong understanding of supply chain principles.
  • Understanding of operations management.
  • Understanding of asset and fleet management.
  • Knowledge of stock management, warehousing, and inventory control principles.
  • Knowledge of business ethics when dealing with suppliers and third parties.

 

Languages:

 

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

 

Bonuses (Not Essential):

 

  • Master’s degree in a specialized field (e.g., Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics).
  • Valid driving license.
  • Degree or certification in project management.
  • Experience working with NGOs or INGOs.
  • Familiarity with asset tracking software and data privacy compliance regulations.

 

What We Offer

 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Flexible work arrangements (work from home, flex hours).
  • 5 personal learning and development days per year.
  • Annual learning week and staff recognition awards.
  • Opportunities to connect with global teams and engage in various projects and initiatives.
  • Wellness programs and playful activities.
  • A healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care, and be playful).

 

How to Apply


If you are interested in this position, please apply with your resume and cover letter in English via the application link: https://righttoplay.hiringplatform.ca/180162-logistics-manager/775815-application-form/en

Right To Play is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We encourage applications from historically disadvantaged groups and provide accommodation throughout the recruitment process upon request by contacting careers@righttoplay.com. Successful candidates must provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check

 

 

To apply for this job please visit righttoplay.hiringplatform.ca.

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