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"Head of Logistics Department – Sudan, Khartoum"


Country: Sudan

Location: Khartoum, with field visits in Darfur

Duration: 6 to 9 months renewable, from December 2019 – Please note that visa approval can take up to 2 months; anticipation in the application process is therefore recommended.

Conditions: Salaried contract, gross monthly salary from € 2,300 to € 2,800 depending on experience, monthly per diem 480 EUR, medical coverage of 100% + repatriation insurance + provident fund, accommodation, international and local transportation as part of the mission, break every 3 months.

Family duty station: to be discussed according to experience and context evolution in Sudan.

Presentation of TGH

"Actor in a sustainable and shared solidarity"

Founded in 1994, TGH is a French international solidarity organization based in Lyon, France. The association designs and implements emergency, rehabilitation and development programs in the following sectors: water, hygiene and sanitation, civil engineering, food security and rural development, socio-educational and psychosocial. TGH is currently operating in 10 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Presentation of the mission

TGH is present in Sudan since September 2003, and opened its first project for the victims of the Darfur crisis in one of the IDPs camp in West Darfur (Riyad camp of Geneina) in June 2004. TGH has since extended its activities in West Darfur and Central Darfur, implementing its projects through 5 operational bases (Geneina in West Darfur; Bindizi, Um Dukhun and Zalingei and Golo in Central Darfur). All projects are coordinated from Khartoum main office. TGH currently works in the fields of water and sanitation, hygiene promotion, NFIs, food security and livelihood, Education.

TGH’s strategy in Darfur consists in shifting gradually and where appropriate to more development-oriented programming, while maintaining the capacity to provide humanitarian assistance when needed.

Ongoing operations include:

TGH is currently funded in Sudan by a set of different donors: HF, ECHO, Europe Aid, UNDP, SHF and IOM-RRF.

Job description

Under the supervision of the Head of Mission and in collaboration with the Head of Admin, Finance & HR Department, the overall responsibility of the Head of Logistics Department is to ensure the respect and implementation of tools and logistics procedures. The Head of Logistics Department also supports the local logistic team and the good execution of current and futures projects.

The position of the Head of Logistics Department will include:

Ensure the overall management of the logistics activities

Staff capacity building and Logistics department strengthening

Support the collaboration between TGH Logistics and other departments (Administration, Programs)

General support to the mission

This list of responsibilities could be modified according to the needs in the field.

Working environment and living conditions

Based in Khartoum, the Head of Logistics Department will perform regular missions to Darfur bases. The movements to the field-bases are ensured by United Nations Humanitarian Air Services- UNHAS.

Current social context in Sudan, especially in Khartoum, can lead to temporary tightened security procedures (movement restrictions, etc.).
Health risks are limited and there is little prevalence of malaria or other diseases in Khartoum. Quality medical services are available in Khartoum.

The mission in Khartoum has an office/ guesthouse of a significant size (4 floors) providing adequate separation of work and living space. Communication means are good (efficient internet, international phones).

Khartoum enjoys a lot of different places for extra-professional activities: markets, swimming pools, sailing club, museums, gardens, access to cultural sites out of Khartoum. The social life is rather rich and active.

There are daily flights to regional and Europe destinations and expatriates go out of the country every 3 months for breaks.