Still I Rise – Logistics Officer

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Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the smooth running of all school operations relating to logistics, including but not limited to procurement, contracts, maintenance, renovation, asset and transportation; 
  • coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of and adherence to logistic and security procedures and providing logistical support to the food program and all sanitation aspects. 
  • Responsibility for all the renovations and maintenance of the school, including requesting quotations, negotiating, and implementing contracts related to renovation work, plumbing, structural and mechanical repairs. 
  • Ensuring all insurance policies, safety plans and protocols are compliant with national and internal rules and regulations 
  • Asset management: carry on regular inventory activities; tracking and reporting of movement of all items; schedule regular maintenance; record disposal and donation.
  • Overseeing all aspects relating to school transportation including upkeep, all safety aspects, routine maintenance and management of driver personnel 
  • Assisting the Deputy Principal to bi-annually review, update and create modified risk assessments and security plans with the support of the  Programs Director 
  • Procurement, purchasing and management of all goods and supplies including school equipment and materials in accordance with Still I Rise internal procedures
  • Carry on scheduled market assessment 
  • Carry on comparative bid analysis  and set up of contracts and framework agreements with suppliers 
  • Managing all expenses including rental fees, utilities and related expenses of the school plus all associated buildings rented by Still I Rise, in accordance with Still I Rise internal procedures
  • Participating in monthly finance and progress report meetings with senior management 
  • Leading training workshops, including first aid and emergency protocol walk-throughs during onboarding of new team members and also running workshops, in these specific areas, for the entire team on an ongoing basis,
  • Coordinating and supervising auxiliary staff including personnel such as drivers, cleaners, security and kitchen staff 
  • Organizing periodic distributions to the students such as hygiene, food etc on a needed basis

Essential Skills:

  • Degree in Purchasing and supplies or its equivalent
  • Fluent knowledge of the English language- written and oral
  •  Minimum age of 23 years
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Commitment and willingness to work in a challenging environment
  • Passion, drive and dedication to our cause
  • Experience in accounting and financial management and planning. 
  • High level of accountability over work.
  • Provision of creative solutions and ways of seeing
  • Ability to advise and mentor team members 
  • Competent in negotiation and problem solving
  • Experience in team management.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and spoken
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills including use of MS Office, Google Drive and Slack. 
  •  Experience working in a non-profit environment
  •  Full Drivers license 

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience in project coordination, administration or working in the humanitarian field 
  • Experience in the education sector
  • Experience working with a refugee population
  • Experience working with teenagers
  • Fluency in Swahili and English 

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hrnairobi@stillirisengo.org using the position as subject of email.




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