09 April, 2021

Logistic Officer

Vanuatu Red Cross Society


Loltong North Pentecost Penama Red Cross Branch


Due Date: 




Full Time


Organisation Description: 

Purpose of the Society
Founded in 1982, Vanuatu Red Cross Society (VRCS) is a major stakeholder in the humanitarian system. The Society is recognized by the Government as auxiliary to the public authorities in the humanitarian field in accordance with the provisions of the First Geneva Convention. The organization is also one member of the National Disaster Committee.
VRCS has identified Disaster Management and Disaster Preparedness as one of its main areas of intervention with a particular focus on community based disaster preparedness. It also implements a Health Program, whose main     components are First Aid and Hygiene Promotion. The organization also encourages Youth participation and promotes the International Humanitarian Law.
VRCS has branches in 6 different provinces and numerous sub-branches. It can also rely on a solid network of trained volunteers all over the country. Around 24 staff members are currently working at HQ in Efate, while around 11 are working in the other islands


Job Desctiption:

The Logistics officer will contribute to the timely and effective acquisition, transportation, storage, distribution of supplies and reporting.  

Purpose of the Disaster Management programme:
- To strengthen the capacity of the National Society and communities to prepare and respond to disasters
- To implement disaster response and recovery operations
- To support logistics capacity and development of the branch


Selection Criteria:

• Educated to graduate degree level and/or can demonstrate equivalent intellectual capacity
• Professional qualification or equivalent of qualifying experience in logistics  
• 2-year experience in general logistics, including warehousing and transportation
• Experience in using inventory/finance software
• Experience of supervising and supporting staff or labourers  
• Advanced skills in computers (Windows, word processing, spread sheets, etc.)
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Bislama
• Excellent report writing (financial and narrative) skills
• Accountability: commitment to RCRC movement, Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules;
• Diversity: sensitive to diversity, works effectively with people from all backgrounds;
• Integrity and personal conduct, acts without consideration of personal gain;
• Professionalism: Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter
• Building trust: Operates with transparency; has no hidden agenda;
• Empowering other: Holds other accountable for achieving results related to the area of responsibility;
• National Society relations: Meet timeline for delivery of products or services to National Societies;
• Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
• Communication: Communicate clearly and effectively, good interpersonal skills;
• Innovation: Offers new and different options to solve problems;
• Judgment decision-making: consider positive and negative impacts of decision prior to making them;
• Managing performance: Judges accurately amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task, management of budgets and resources
• Able to drive




How to Apply

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Contact Person:



Contact Phone:

(678) 27418


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:

Interested candidates may submit their applications, with letter of interest and CV, no later than 15th April, 2021 to : recruitment@redcrossvanuatu.com or by hand to the HR department




How to apply - more information:

Interested candidates are invited to pick up a more detailed Job description of this position at Vanuatu Red Cross Office (located at Vanuatu Red Cross Headquarters opposite Au bon Marché Nambatu), or send request by mail to: recruitment@redcrossvanuatu.com

 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.


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