Logistics Associate

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1415
Date Posted:Jan 21, 2021
Reference:Vacancy # 933
Closing Date:Feb 5, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:OPERATIONS
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):


Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.

Job Summary:

Logistics Associate position will be based in WAW HQ Logistics Department whom can report directly to Logistics Manager while can assist the entire team for day to day logistics and/or procurement activities for its HQ and other relevant field offices upon needs and would act for purchasing, inventories, RFQ, RFP launching and Tendering Process as per the WAW internal Procurement Policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and Issue of RFQ, negotiations with vendors and providers
  • Issue Purchase Orders/Contracts
  • Monitor, track and expedite all WAW procurement & logistics activities;
  • Manage the Procurement database components. Coordinate customizations to the database and reports module in close collaboration with WAW HQ team to meet the specific procurement needs of the WAW.
  • Implement the customized WAW procurement.
  • Regular review of procurement requests in Database and follow up with further procurement actions collaborating with HQ procurement team when required
  • Track processing of purchasing requests from WAW staff to ensure timely and accurate completion; provide regular updates to requestors; recommend customized reports from Database to facilitate effective tracking
  • Conduct vendor’s evaluations and coordinate customizations with WAW logistic team
  • Monitor and maintain up-to-date WAW Property Inventory for all offices
  • Update inventory database regularly
  • Conduct quarterly physical inventory check for all offices
  • Locate and identify potential vendors and suppliers both domestically and internationally
  • Conduct cost/price, quality and past performance/timeliness review of bids received; assist other procurement staff in evaluation of bids
  • Work with freight forwarders to coordinate the transportation requests;
  • Prepare supplier and/or bidder list
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirement:

  • Minimum University degree or equivalent in related field is desirable.
  • At least 3 years work experience in the procurement, contracts, and/or logistic field, or equivalent.
  • Fluency in English, Dari and Pashto
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy with e-mail, word processing, Excel spreadsheets and databases.
  • Team work oriented.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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