Logistics Coordinator

from GOAL
Closing date: 27 Jun 2018

GOAL has been present in Sierra Leone since 1998, with an overall aim to contribute to poverty and vulnerability reduction through the implementation of integrated, multi-sectoral interventions, with a primary focus on improving Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent health (RMNCAH) specifically addressing teenage pregnancy. GOAL is also improving rural water supply, urban faecal sludge management and promoting social inclusion, empowerment and decent work through systems-based programme approaches and community led social and behavioural change. GOAL currently operates in Western Area Urban (Freetown), Kambia and Kenema Districts, with funding from Irish Aid, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the European Union and USAID through John Snow, Inc.

The role

The Logistics Coordinator directly oversees the Logistics Department, ensuring efficiency, effectiveness, flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of the programme, while adhering to donor and GOAL’s logistics procedures and regulations. Based in the country office in Freetown the logistics coordinator is technically responsible for logistics activities throughout the country programme, including training and development of logistics staff and of all logistics service users. The logistics department in Freetown has been restructured in 2018 and staffing increased to ensure effective service delivery. The Logistics Coordinator will lead in embedding the new structure, training staff, reviewing processes, identifying bottlenecks and challenges and implementing solutions. The investment in the department is reflective of the priority need to strengthen logistics service support to enable delivery of country programme objectives. Concurrent to strengthening the department the Logistics Coordinator will play a key role in building and enhancing effective working relationships with other departments including building understanding and knowledge on effective use of logistics services for programme delivery.

Core responsibilities

Supply chain


Staff Management




Capacity Building




Contract duration: 18 months

Our package includes a competitive salary, shared accommodation, health and travel insurance and 20 days annual leave. Additional benefits are available after 12 months of service. Salary range for this role is € 37,000 to 47,000

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.