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Logistics Assistant at International Committee of the Red Cross


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Logistics Assistant

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of Head of Office, the Logistics Assistant Provides support to Damaturu in the areas of Dispatching, Purchasing, Transport, and Fleet.
  • Handles logistical files independently, Implements and runs ICRC Logistics procedures; Negotiates contractual matters with external interlocutors and Supervises a small team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives goods and checks that they correspond to the requested quantities and qualities ordered
  • As delegated by the Purchasing team, follows up on purchases and deliveries and checks that they conform with specifications and contract details
  • Independently works to ensure that the fleet is used in a rational manner.
  • Organizes and plans drivers’ duties and assignments; dispatches the assigned vehicles.
  • Monitors and records vehicle use and fuel consumption.
  • Organizes the classification and filing documents in proper order place for all areas of responsibility
  • Performs as ICT focal point for Damaturu Office
  • Keeps tracks of all vehicle movements
  • May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary.
  • Takes all necessary steps to implement the delegation’s security rules
  • Where necessary, checks that field-trip forms are filed and correspond to the assigned mission and that logbooks are filled out.

Education and Experience Required

  • University Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or another relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Driving licence

Desired profile and Skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and knowledge of local languages is an asset (Hausa is mandatory)
  • Very well organized, with good planning abilities.
  • Computer literacy; proficient in Microsoft Office software skills (outlook, Excel Power Point, Word).



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae, Application Letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] using “ABJ202200339 Logistics Assistant DAT” as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  17th November, 2022.


  • Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be considered
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the following format:
    • Qualification(s) – Current location – Languages you speak – Years of relevant experience
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment)
  • We welcome applications from all qualified candidates; Female & People Living with Disability applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • ICRC will not request any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process