Procurement, Admin and Finance Officers

CTG - Committed To Good, Iraq

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsHR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th June, 2021

Job Description

  • CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
  • In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Overview of position

We are looking to hire for multiple positions under upcoming projects with our client in Iraq.

  • Working with the Project Manager, Security Coordinators and Regional Engineers, the Logistics
  • Coordinator will oversee and manage the logistics operations activities of the project with regards
  • to requirements of the project for: premises (contracting, rehabilitating and maintaining), ground
  • and air transportation, inventory, records keeping, movement of equipment and stores, petty cash
  • accounting and disbursements.
  • Under the overall supervision of the UN agency’s CO Representative/OIC, the incumbent will work
  • in close collaboration with implementing partners, other agencies and field personnel to
  • coordinate logistics support for the UN agency’s operations and ensure effective management of
  • supplies at the central and peripheral levels (including management systems to record, track and
  • report receipt, storage, refrigeration, transportation and distribution of all UN agency’s goods.)

For the Admin and Finance Officers:

  • Under the overall supervision of the requesting UN agency’s CO Representative/OIC, the
  • incumbent provides overall financial, travel, human resources and general administrative support.
  • S/he contributes to building capacity and ensuring effective and efficient support and monitoring of resources.

Role objectives

For the Logistics Coordinator:

  • Preparation of logistics plans to support all relevant operations within the assigned project(s);
  •  Establish and maintain project offices sufficient to support their needs and in full compliance with applicable security regulations;
  •  Oversee recruitment of stores’ handling Personnel and office support Personnel as required by our client in respective Country of Service;
  •  Coordination of the timely payments to all Personnel under direct supervision;
  •  Assistance in provision of logistics support to other our client Personnel by arranging land and air-travel including arrangement of security clearance for daily/weekly missions;
  •  Maintenance of equipment’ inventory;
  •  Management of programme and project transport requirements; assign duties to drivers
  • ensuring timely services, issuing fuel, recording log-books and maintenance and repair/recovery of vehicles;
  •  Ensure that regular radio reporting procedures are maintained consistent with local security measures;
  •  Maintenance of accurate stores records and accounts through sound audit and stock-take procedures;
  •  Performance of any other duties as required by our client's designated manager.

For the Logistics Officer:

Monitoring of financial resources:

  •  Assess financial and administrative capacity during the crisis.
  •  Assess the banking/ERP systems and modalities for the cash flow.
  •  Prepare contracts for additional personnel.
  •  Manage and monitor the expenditures.
  •  Provide advice on all aspects of financial rules and regulations.
  •  Clear all financial related correspondence.
  •  Provide assistance in the preparation of assets and liabilities and balance sheet statements with reports and the related working papers.
  •  Assess the need of extra finance and admin personnel to assist the country office.
  •  Review year-end closure activities and preparation of financial statements.


  •  Review and process all travel requests for funds availability against budgets. Provide guidance to personnel responsible for preparation of travel requests.
  •  Ensures tickets and DSAs are received on time. Prepares and submits claims forms and mission reports upon completion of travel.

General Administration:

  •  Orient Country Office personnel on ERP and finance related issues
  •  Assess and monitor procurement tasks and other administrative matters.
  •  Interpret the UN administrative rules and regulations and provide guidance to the Representative/Team;
  •  Identify ways in which the administrative needs can be met within existing policies.
  •  Perform other duties as required by the requesting UN agency’s Representative and personnel assigned to the CO.

Project reporting

  • The Logistics Coordinator will report directly to our client designated manager and will be
  • providing regular progress Situation Reports and will prepare information notes and updates as
  • required by our client's designated manager.
  • The Logistics Officer: Provide regular updates on the UN agency’s commodities and supplies management for
  • inclusion in donor reports and OCHA SitReps.

Key competencies For the Logistics Coordinator:

  • Masters of equivalent degree in Business Administration or any other related field; additional years of relevant work experience, preferably in combination with a relevant bachelor’s degree, may substitute for the requirement for a master’s degree;
  •  Minimum 5 years of experience in the field operations and logistics preferably within UN or a military organization;
  •  Excellent knowledge of computer applications especially the Microsoft suite of programs;
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-stakeholder environment; Fluency in oral/written English;
  • Knowledge of the UN policies and procedures will be a definite advantage.


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