Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Action Against Hunger began working in Bangladesh since 2007 following the floods in Shariatpur and cyclone Sidr. Since then, Action Against Hunger has been working to fight against hunger, malnutrition and responding to humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh. As of today, Action Against Hunger is running its programmes in South-west and South-east of Bangladesh. The organization has received its NGO Affairs Bureau Registration on 2008. The activities with refugees in Cox’s Bazar started in 2009 and as gradually increased and extended to the Bangladeshi community in 5 different upazillas.
The government renewed Action Against Hungers’ registration in March 2018, FD1, for the next 10 years. Over the years, the organization has built strategic relationships with local/national partners strengthening their capacity by cross learning and extended support.
The programmatic and operational activities have expanded considerably over the last 12 months and the team has expanded to close to 1000 national staffs, 15 international staffs and 1500 volunteers. They are implementing a large humanitarian programme providing aid to both the Rohingya and the host population. 25 projects are on-going in Dhaka, Satkhira/Barguna and Cox’s Bazar (mainly funded by BPRM; COFRA Foundation; DANIDA; DFID; SDC; SIDA; UNFPA; UNHCR; UNICEF; WFP; ECHO). Our main fields of focus are Nutrition & Health, Food Security and Livelihood, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRR&M) and Mental Health and Care Practices (MHCP). The security situation remains comparably stable in the area.
The Logistics Coordinator will be managing entire Logistics activities of ACF Cox Bazar Base. The operation will involve delivery of services, supplies and resources of approximately 20 million EUR over 2020-21 for over 30 Donor funded projects; managing base’s logistics team that currently consists of 3 (three) managers and 6 (six) officers and more 150 watchman in 60 ACF's facilities;
The position: Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator Operations, the Logistics Coordinator will take a leadership role in executing effective and efficient procurement, logistics and warehouse services and asset control management for massive number of ongoing programs in Cox's Bazar. He will also ensuring values and competencies in maintaining transparency, integrity and compliance with established rules and regulations of ACF and the respective donors. Undertake logistics team performance management, draw up development action plans as necessary and take a leadership in capacity buildings. More precisely, you will :
Remuneration and benefits :
Transportation and accommodation:
100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.
Leaves and RnR: