The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Logistics and Operations Officer

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Contract Logistics and Operations Officer

Job Description

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

The positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Note: The positions are contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.

All positions are for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.


Position: Logistics and Operations Officer

Department: Atiku Center

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Location: Maiduguri or Yola

Supervisor: Report to Office Manager


Position Background:

The Logistics and Operations Officer will be responsible for providing logistics support for the project field operations including supply chain management, materials management, transportation and inventory.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide logistics and administrative support to program staff during workshops.
  • Provide Admin supports for day-to-day office management.
  • Coordinate all operations-related activities of the project.
  • Provides oversight of Vehicle logs, vehicle maintenance.
  • Identify Vehicle needs and reviews driver timesheet
  • Coordinates transportation and delivery of procurement and inventory.
  • Ensure periodic project vehicle maintenance.
  • Coordinate vehicle needs of project staff for official travels.
  • Direct, supervise Logistics Assistants (drivers) and arrange their trip plans.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


B.Sc /BA
Other Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • BA/B.Sc in Logistics or any related Social sciences discipline.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of requisite logistics experience in INGO or donor-funded project.
  • Must be organized and logical, willing to adapt quickly to changing policies and procedures.
  • Able to efficiently solve transport problems relating to staff vehicle needs.
  • Able to operate Microsoft Office and be familiar with any other software.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.


How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to in a word document or PDF format before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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