HEKS/EPER, Swiss Church Aid, supports projects designed to combat hunger, poverty and injustice in over 30 countries on four continents. HEKS/EPER also provides worldwide humanitarian assistance for victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts and supports the Church's diaconal work in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. In Switzerland, HEKS/EPER champions the rights and causes of refugees and socially disadvantaged people. Through its development and social policy work in the fields of climate justice, access to land and food, migration, and integration, HEKS/EPER strives for systemic change - globally and in Switzerland.

With the onset of conflict in Ukraine following the Russian invasion on the 24 th of February 2022, 6.5 million Ukrainians (approximately 15% of the population) have been internally displaced while 3.3 million (approximately 8% of the population) have fled to neighboring countries. Major population centers are under siege with civilian infrastructure heavily damaged. Basic commodities are becoming scarce with critical services facing significant strain.

Therefore and with immediate effect, we are looking for a proactive and experienced:
Roving Logistics Manager, Ukraine, 100%
Your main responsibilities:
  • Supervise operation of the country logistics team
  • Logistics team management 
  • Esurance of functional and efficient team structure
  • Esurance of smooth delivery of quality logistics service to all projects
  • Contribute to intervention strategies and their implementation by project teams, along with other team members
  • Conduct and arrange relevant capacity building activities
  • Management of premises
  • Stock and fixed assets management
  • Fleet and transportation management
  • Distributions management
  • Coordination of purchases
  • IT and Communications management
  • Reporting and coordination
  • Logistics coordination with different collaborators and partners
To be successful you bring:
  • Professional diploma or University degree in a Logistics field (Supply, IT, Mechanic or similar)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Advance IT knowledge (hardware and software, Microsoft Office, Internet)
  • Previous experience with an NGO is mandatory
  • Previous experience in emergency response is appreciated
  • Knowledge of the Ukranian context would be a distinct advantage
  • Fluency in English mandatory (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of Russian/Ukrainian is as asset
What you can expect from us:
  • An international position, it is a roving position within the Ukraine
  • An opportunity to make a difference in this world
  • An interesting and challenging position with scope for design
  • Duration 12 months (possible extension)
  • Attractive salary and compensation (R&R)
Would you like to join the HEKS/EPER team? We are looking forward to your complete application in English (CV, Cover letter and certificates) exclusively via our online portal.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. HEKS/EPER reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the deadline.

For further information about HEKS/EPER, please consult our website https://en.heks.ch/.