Assistant Logistics Coordinators

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Full Time



Lusaka and Ndola




Job Purpose
Assistant Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating processes to achieve the effective distribution of goods for the project in different sites around the country. The goal will be to ensure the smooth operations of a variety of channels aiming for maximum efficiency.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Assist to coordinate and monitor supply chain operations and discover the most cost-effective shipping modes and schedules
  • Help the Logistics Manager with Planning shipments based on product availability and Project Manager requests
  • Assist to source and manage, recruit and coordinate truck drivers’ / transport companies
  • Supervise orders and arrange stocking of raw materials and equipment to ensure they meet the set standards
  • Work with Admin Assistant to coordinating travel of staff; booking flights, hotels, etc.
  • Keep logs and records of warehouse stock and executed orders.
  • Plan shipments based on product availability and Project Site requests
  • Manage orders and arrange stocking of materials and equipment to ensure Project sites are adequately stocked.
  • Develop requirements and standards (e.g. packaging, procurement, delivery)
  • Help foster trusting relationships with vendors and team members
  • Plan and track shipment of final products according to customer requirements
  • Track orders to ensure timely deliveries and oversee the levels of site warehouse stock and place orders as needed

Required Skills and Attributes

  • Customer Focus
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team-player
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Ability to analyze data, accounting and payment records and reports
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Transport Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business
  • A Degree in any of the above fields will be a plus
  • At least a minimum of 3+ years' work experience in Logistics Management in the NGO Sector
  • Should have a good network of local and regional transporters
  • Basic understanding of Donor regulations and policies regarding procurement and logistics
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen on working in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a Clean Valid Driver’s license
  • Must be a member of ZCILT and CILT

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : and copy in 
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