Reporting to the Zimbabwe PHIA Survey Coordinator, the Logistician will be responsible for overseeing all training logistics and the timely distribution of all survey field teams’ supplies. The Logistician will obtain timely reports from team leaders on field requirements, quantify team needs and ensure that field supplies are distributed across all teams in the right quantities at the right time.
This is a grant funded contract which may or may not be renewed depending on need.
- Responsible for all training logistics (including venues, transportation of trainees etc).
- In collaboration with the Survey Coordinator, quantifies survey teams’ needs.
- Maintains a comprehensive database of survey field supplies.
- Assists the Procurement and Logistic Manager in identifying service providers.
- Work closely with the Procurement and Logistics Manager to ensure availability of field supplies during survey implementation.
- Responsible for the timeous delivery of field supplies in the right condition and in the correct quantities.
- Receives reports from teams on items that need repairs or replacement and ensures that repairs/replacements are done in time.
- Ensures that all teams have First Aid kits and that these kits are well stocked.
- Receives reports from Field Coordinators on all field logistical challenges and works together with the Fleet Manager and Survey Coordinator to resolve logistical challenges.
- Assists the Fleet Manager in organizing fleet movement and vehicle repairs.
- Any other duties as assigned by the Survey Coordinator.
- Higher National Diploma in Logistics; CIPS qualification or equivalent
- Previous experience working in a similar position in a national health survey
- At least 3 years’ experience working in a research setting.
- Strong organizational and analytical skills, good attention to detail.
- Proficiency in relevant computer applications: MS Word, Excel etc
- Experience of working with survey teams
Periodic domestic travel throughout Zimbabwe to support the planning and implementation of the PHIA Project