Plan International Ethiopia NGO new job vacancy

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Position 1: Supply chain and Admin officer

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The Organization

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.


The position holder is responsible to support the efficient and effective implementation of Programs by ensuring; availability of logistics support on time and with required standard. Financial reports are accurate, reflecting the reality of logistics related transactions incurred at all times, Projects logistics activities are effectively implemented according to donor requirements, and Development and maintenance of systems within the grants portfolio.

Accountabilities and MAIN WORK ACTIVITIES

Office Administrative tasks, Payment Handling and Facilitation (30 %).

  • Oversee and supervise office security service handlings efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure that all compounds are properly guarded and secured, both in terms of staff as well as facilities (fences, gates), takes appropriate corrective action when needed.
  •  Ensure that the office compound and rooms are cleaned regularly.
  •  Ensure that the office electricity, plumbing system is functioning well and report any requests for repair / renovation to the Supply Chain and Admin Coordinator.
  • Administer office and warehouse lease contracts effectively and efficiently.
  • Collect budget on time from different projects and charging on SAP in coordination with Supply Chain Coordinator, budget holders and finance.
  • Collecting and charging overhead costs from different grant coordinators for telecom service, utility, office rent fee and other service payments.
  •  Ensure the administration related budget is available and well managed for effective and efficient operations.
  • Facilitate security service payment to the contracted service provider timely

Transportation & Fleet management (30 %).

  • Assign and manage all vehicles and motorbikes in accordance of PIE fleet management policy and in consultation with logistics coordinator.
  • Arrange transportation from suppliers to the office/warehouse, as necessary with the prior approval of Supply Chain and Admin coordinator;
  •  Check and sign each vehicles log-sheet every week, develop history file for each vehicles & motorbikes.
  •  Follow maintenance, fuel consumption, and annual inspection and insurance policy renewal of each vehicles and report to PA supply chain and Admin Coordinator.
  • Approve and sign weekly/monthly logbook, trip, and fuel records, monitors utilization, maintenance and fuel consumption for all vehicles.
  •  Maintain a vehicle inventory for the PA and advise about vehicle allocation; carry out a monthly analysis on office and rental vehicles usage for decision making.
  • Facilitate timely payment for the rental vehicle service providers.
  •  Prepare and submit fleet report monthly base to PA Supply Chain Coordinator.

Asset management (15 %)

  •  Prepare inventory lists for items at PA level.
  • Timely update fixed asset registration according to the organization asset management policy.
  •  Follow up recording and tagging fixed asset timely
  •  Undertake periodic inventory for fixed asset and other consumables item in the store.
  • Ensure that storage areas, facilities and equipment meet the minimum requirements and standards.
  •  Follow-up on and ensure the proper functioning of office equipment and telecommunications systems including office telephone, office fax, satellite telephones for all offices in consultation with line manager and ICT Unit.
  • Supervise all asset transactions to be carried out in compliance with the store and fixed assets guidelines.

Supervisory role (10 %)

  • Supervise drivers, Security Guards and Office attendants.
  • Supervise, coach and motivate staff to enhance and manage their performance and development that enables them to perform their maximum capacity by managing their workload (work inventory, planning, monitoring and feedback) as well as by arranging adequate working conditions and input in line with their operational needs.
  • Receive, check and authorize weekly and monthly reports Drivers, Security Guards and compiles them into unit-wide regular reports.

Procurement Management (10 %)

  • Implement procurement process in accordance of PIE procurement; Follow up and compile the procurement plan from each budget holder.
  •  Ensure performance of transparent transactions, purchasing and delivery of goods and services within prior agreed lead times and ensures that all purchases are properly documented.
  •  Prepare comparative bid analysis for tender bids, takes minutes and reports outcome for the Tendering Committee;
  • Collect quotations as per the Procurement Guideline and forwards them to the supervisor; reports any difficulties (sourcing, stock outs, unavailability) immediately to the supervisor and consults the requestor when needed;
  • Support in different procurement specific PA wide initiatives as advised by the PA Supply Chain and Admin Coordinator.

Periodic Reporting (5%)

  •  Prepare and receive, checks and compile monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and yearly logistical reports (Asset, Fleet, Procurement, Stock etc)

Job Requirements


Qualifications/ experience essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/logistics Management, Purchasing/Supplies Management or related field.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in INGO environment, involving in the procurement of both emergency and development programs.

Qualifications/ experience desirable:

  • Substantial experience in procurement and fleet management.

Languages required

  • Fluency in English language is essential

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

We create a climate of trust inside and outside the organisation by being open, honest and transparent. We hold ourselves and others to account for the decisions we make and for our impact on others, while doing what we say we will do.

We strive for lasting impact

We strive to achieve significant and lasting impact on the lives of children and young people, and to secure equality for girls. We challenge ourselves to be bold, courageous, responsive, focused and innovative.

We work well together

We succeed by working effectively with others, inside and outside the organisation, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them to achieve their goals. We come together to create and implement solutions in our teams, across Plan International, with children, girls, young people, communities and our partners.

We are inclusive and empowering

We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge inequality in our programmes and our workplace. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.

How to Apply

The closing date for the application is December 10, 2022. Qualified candidates should submit their application with the links provided below.

For external applicants:

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that: 

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated links.
  • Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to Apply

More information about Plan International can be found on http://

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 

Deadline Dec 10, 2022



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