Logistics Officer (Ref. 10)
ECHO South Asia Regional Support Office
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: August 26, 2010
LOGISTICS OFFICER (Ref.10)
ECHO SOUTH ASIA
REGIONAL SUPPORT OFFICE
European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department
(ECHO) funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and
conflicts outside the European Union. ECHO works with about 200
operational partners, including United Nations agencies, the Red
Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid
is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their
race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political
South Asia Regional Support Office (RSO) in Delhi provides support to
nine countries in South Asia – India, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan,
Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iran and Maldives.
South Asia RSO announces the vacant position of a ‘Logistics Officer’
for its Regional Support Office based in New Delhi.
Vacancy Announcement and
Terms of Reference for the
post and the standard EC format
CV are available at the EU Delegation website:
http://www.delind.ec.europa.eu/vacancies.asp for use by the
education and/or equivalent adequate experience, university degree is
least 5 years relevant working experience in logistics functions
writing Hindi fluently
written and spoken English; other relevant languages will be considered
as a plus
literate and proficiency in use of MS Office applications and MS
carry out missions across South Asia
manage and coordinate a team of about 5 persons and to work in a
multidisciplinary and multicultural team
flexibility, versatility, initiative, pro-activity, diplomacy, dynamism
Able to work
under pressure and tight deadlines
The incumbent serves as
Logistics Officer in ECHO RSO Delhi with the overall responsibility for
independently planning and executing all logistics functions, providing
effective support and advice to ECHO RSO Delhi and ECHO field offices
in the region and ensuring efficient management of service contracts.
Also assuring that regional needs for procurement and other logistical
duties are properly covered. In addition, the employee provides the
necessary surge support to all the ECHO field offices under ECHO RSO
Delhi area of responsibility.
Applications MUST comprise of:
letter setting out briefly the candidate’s motivation and suitability
for the position.
CV in the EC standard format only (The EC Standard format can be
downloaded from the same web page
position and contact number/details (telephone, fax, e-mail) of three
references, one of them being from the last employer.
recommendation letter(s) that the candidate may wish to add.
A copy of
A copy of
relevant work certificates.
A contract of employment
will be concluded for an initial period of one year, subject to a
successful completion of 6 month probation period. Employment is
expected to start in October 2010. The candidate will be placed in
Group 2 on the ECHO salary grid which is a senior level position. A
competitive salary, comparable with international organizations in
Delhi will be offered to the selected candidate.
The European Commission’s
Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is an Equal
Opportunities Employer. The working conditions include working with a
dynamic, enthusiastic and engaged team in an open and collaborative
Applications must arrive in
the ECHO Regional Support Office no later than 26/08/2010 at 17:00
local time. The application should be clearly marked
Logistics Officer (Ref. 10) on the envelope. No electronic
application is accepted.
Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted. Candidates must abstain from contacting the ECHO
Regional Support Office for information on the selection process. Any
candidate that in any way tries to influence the selection process will
be disqualified immediately.
ECHO South Asia
Regional Support Office
the post of Logistics Officer