Logistics Assistant


Company Abt Associate...
Category Procurement
Location Kumbungu, Wes...
Job Status Temporary
Salary GHS
Education HND
Experience N/A
Job Expires Nov 02, 2021
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Company Profile

Abt. Associates Inc., a US-based company, is implementing USAID–funded President’s Malaria Initiative VectorLink project. The project is supporting implementation of malaria control strategies such as bednet distribution and indoor residual spraying (IRS). In Ghana, Abt has been implementing IRS in the northern sector since 2011 and is preparing for the 2021 IRS campaign.

Job Description

For the VectorLink project, Abt Associates is seeking qualified individuals to fill the temporary position of Logistics Assistant at each of the districts below. Candidates residing in these locations have an added advantage. Successful candidates will be contracted for up to 3 months

Please note, the project will not hire people under government payroll or employed by any other organization





West Mamprusi


Mamprugu Moaduri


East Mamprusi


Bunkpurugu-Nakpanduri/ Yunyoo-Nasuan









Prior to recruitment, selected candidates will go through training to get oriented to the job tasks and responsibilities. Logistics Assistants will be supervised by the District Operations Coordinator and also report to the Procurement and Logistics Manager.

Responsibilities of Logistics Assistants

  • Manage all inventory received for IRS in the assigned district on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for compliance to and routine completion of all paperwork required at each stage of the supply chain in the district
  • Prepare weekly logistic and supply needs tracker for each operational site of the district.
  • Supervise the management of the district storerooms to make sure they are in compliance with the best warehouse and inventory management practices
  • Prepare inventory requests and follow up on the requests
  • Prepare monthly inventory  status reports
  • Work closely with store assistants to serialize insecticides using barcoding system
  • Work closely with store assistants in the assigned district to ensure proper inventory movement documentation and sufficient supply of materials at all times during the IRS campaign.
  • Work closely with respective Store Assistants and Site Managers to demobilize all sites and send all designated IRS materials to the district store
  • Ensure all forms of solid waste are transported from site stores to district stores and onward transportation to Tamale regional warehouse.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and supply or another relevant field
  • Previous experience in logistics management is preferred
  • Good communication, negotiation, and analytical skills
  • Team player able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Must  have basic knowledge in  computer literacy  with a good understanding of the use of MS office applications and experience of operating electronic gadgets such as tablets and smartphones
  • Previous work experience in IRS will be an added advantage

How To Apply

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