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HEKS/EPER Odessa, Ukraine
xxxx Odessa
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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.
Logistician Manager, Ukraine, 100%

With the onset of conflict in Ukraine following the Russian invasion on the 24thof 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.


To manage and organize all of the logistics for the delegation, the residences of the country team and the projects, we are looking for a proactive and experienced:

  • You manage the logistics of the programs and intervention zone and material resources
  • You make sure equipment is supplied according to predetermined planning
  • You manage the logistics of the programs and intervention zone and material resources
  • You organize the allocation and provision of the technical equipment
  • You identify the requirements and choose the suppliers
  • You provide training in the handling of equipment and develop operating procedures
  • You provide preventive and curative maintenance for the fleet of vehicles and recruit technical staff
  • Telecommunications: You install the equipment and maintain it
  • Energy: You implement power installations or have them built
  • Professional diploma or university degree is a Logistics field (supply, IT, mechanic…)
  • 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
  • Skills: organized, sense of human relations, diplomacy, communication skills
  • Languages:Fluent in English (written and spoken), knowledge of Russian is an asset, knowledge of the Ukrainian context would be a distinct advantage.
  • An international position with a duty station in Odessa Ukraine
  • An opportunity to make a difference in this world
  • An interesting and challenging position with scope for design
  • Duration 6 months (possible extension)
  • Starting date: ASAP
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.

We are not setting any closing date for this application. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. Recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled.

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