Head of Logistics
Application deadline 2 days ago: Tuesday 31 Jan 2023 at 23:00 UTCOpen application form
- Hours: Full-time
- Remuneration: Up to £46,000 gross annual (dependent on experience)
- Duration: Permanent
- Location: UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK with hybrid working (approximately 30% on-site)
Do you have the technical experience managing pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical commodities, Transport, Asset, and maintenance in a humanitarian environment to help UK-Med deliver life-saving medical aid?
UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.
About the position
We prepare and equip medical teams, both in the UK and worldwide, so they are ready to respond when epidemics, conflict and natural disasters hit. As a WHO verified emergency medical team, we deploy both as the British government’s implementing partner for the UK EMT and independently as UK Med. When Ebola struck West Africa in 2014, we recruited and trained UK doctors and nurses who helped local medical teams and other NGOs to bring the outbreak under control. We are core partners, providing the clinical component and key support structures of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) in line with WHO standards.
We are recruiting a Head of Logistics who will provide leadership across UK EMT partners in ensuring effective logistics arrangements for UK EMT deployment of health facilities.
Our ideal candidate will bring significant experience of providing logistics support in the humanitarian sector (expected to be at least 5 years) including in insecure environments.
You will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and be able to bring together people from a range of organisations, cultures, and perspectives into a coherent team.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through an influential role in our humanitarian programming.
How to apply
We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack - Head of Logistics - November 2022 before applying for this role.
To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal.
Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification.
Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday 31st January 2023
Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.
UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.
UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.