International Committee of The Red Cross
Logistics Country Manager
International Committee of The Red Cross
Posted date 20th March, 2024 Last date to apply 3rd April, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Logistics
Type Full Time Position 1
Status Closed


Logistics Country Manager 3 coordinates and is responsible for all logistics activities within a country. S/he ensures that logistics systems are in place and operational and provides technical and operational support in accordance with ICRC logistics standards. S/he ensures appropriate planning and effective use of resources in the country and serves as the main link between the logistics staff at headquarters and logistics teams in the field. S/he is able to understand and to participate in different strategies in order to provide appropriate logistics support and to support logistics development globally. That includes strategies that will follow the regional aspirations.

Main Requirements:

  • Master’s degree, diploma or comparable title in a technical or administrative preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in leadership or management position
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent computer skills (Word and Excel), including ICRC standard computer systems
  • Experience in Import, Export, Warehouse, supply Chain, purchasing, Fleet management, Process optimization preferred
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of the local market
  • Lean Management; yellow or green belt an asset
  • Experience and mindset of continuous improvement of service delivery and efficiency
  • Driving license an asset

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leads multiple teams of Logistics Staff members or Logistics activities performed within the country
  • Oversees and supervise dad-to day logistics activities and ensure highest services delivery
  • Sets up, adapts and maintains infrastructure according to needs
  • Is responsible for implementing logistics and financial procedures on-site in accordance with the logistics and FAD strategies for the country.
  • Regularly monitor tableau reports, ensure that the KPIs are met and develop action plan for improvement
  • Remain focal person for the collaborative demand planning process and ensure smooth implementation accordance to ICRC standard.
  • Plans and oversees procurement activities (purchase orders, supplier files, sourcing, collaboration with Buyer
  • Coordinates with VFM ensure Fleet SOP are followed and implemented.
  • Coordinate with Impex officer in arranging and executing custom clearance of incoming cargo.
  • Ensure transport management of the cargo is handled with ICRC standard.
  • Follows up the supply pipeline with the delegation, the logistics Hub, and/or the region and the headquarters, including for import-export activities where necessary.
  • Is responsible for managing finances for the cost centre(s) under their responsibility.
  • Ensures that risks are mitigated by performing the controls assigned to his/her role as described in the Logistics Risk and Control Matrix
  • Remain focal person for the tax refund policies, ensure proper implementation and updates the policies as necessary accordance to the FBR policy
  • Participates in delegation coordination meeting and represents logistics unit
  • Replaces any staff members under his/her supervision in their absences
  • Participate in budget exercise and monitor the logistics budget implementation.

We offer:

  • Open-ended contract.
  • A competitive package.
  • Extensive opportunities for learning and development.

Your application should be submitted no later than 03/04/2024 and MUST include:

  • cover/motivation letter setting out briefly your motivation and suitability for the position. The ICRC will pay special attention to it while shortlisting the applicants.
  • A complete and up-to-date CV/Resume.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for further assessment process.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture, as the diversity of ICRC is critical to our acceptance and the quality of our activities. We encourage individuals from different genders, and backgrounds, as well as people with disabilities, to apply for this position.

Application submitted after the closing date shall not be entertained.


  1. Requires you to add cover letter.
  2. Resume attachment is required.