Oxfam Job vacancy in Ethiopia - Logistics Officer

Oxfam Job vacancy in Ethiopia - Logistics Officer

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About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global community that believes poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s rights activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers, and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation of 21 organizations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development, and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people's power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organization working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity, and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you Bachelor's (BA) or Degree from a recognized university/college in Logistics, Operations or any other areas that can bring an added value to the post?

Do you have relevant logistic experience of 4-5 years (including, Asset management and control and property and security services) for BA holders or 5-7 years for Diploma holders, preferably in an international NGO like Oxfam

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

The Role

We are looking for Logistics Officer is to work as part of the Dire Dawa Field team in providing general logistics support including procurement planning, fleet management, coordinating with project partners, safety and security of office premises, administrative support, inventory, asset, and contract management.

What we are looking for

The Logistics Officer position will require to be an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:
  • Bachelor (BA) or Degree from a recognized university/college in Logistics, Operations or any other areas that can bring an added value to the post.
  • Relevant logistic experience of 4-5 years (including, Asset management and control and property and security services) for BA holders or 5-7 years for Diploma holders, preferably in an international NGO like Oxfam.
  • Good comprehension of security issues and clarity on reporting on them.
  • Good personal communication skills, in written and verbal English.
  • Ability to adjust to constantly changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through
  • Able to work with little supervision, use initiative to a good degree, work creatively and effectively.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s equal opportunity and gender policies. Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into logistics programs
  • Driving license and use of it in insecure contexts.
  • Flexibility in terms of travel and working hours.
  • Willingness to travel including medium/high-risk areas

We offer

This role will allow you to act as a key contributor to our work of supporting those most in need. You will also have a chance to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and internationally-focused environment and we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package.


We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organization.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Position: Logistics Officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia


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How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile using Oxfam's internal /External application portal https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/or https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/16101/description on or before 30 November 2021.

Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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