Solidarités International (SI)

Stock and Freight Manager

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Solidarités International (SI) is recruiting for Contract Stock and Freight Manager

Job Description

Solidarites International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter.

SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stock and Freight Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Beginning of contract: ASAP
Contract duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension)
Probation period: 1 months


  • The Stock and Freight Manager supervises the arrival, storage and shipping of food or non-food items, goods, tools and materials used by Solidarités International or under the responsibility of Solidarités International and stored in the partner warehouse.
  • He/she is in charge of issuing and monitoring all of the administrative documents linked to the stored goods.
  • The Stock and Freight Manager is responsible for the shipping and transportation of goods: he/she optimizes the transportation to bases, monitor the security and inform about delivery.
  • He/she offers technical and organizational solutions for the optimization of freight and the reduction of running costs.

Main Tasks
Warehouse Management:

  • Storage and stocked materials:
    • Monitor the warehouse’s interior and exterior installations and infrastructures. Good storage condition
    • Spot damage and alert the line manager.
    • Verify product quality on delivery. Set aside any non-compliant or infested products and report them to the line Manager
    • Regularly check product quality during storage.
  • Warehouse management:
    • Organize the stock request (in/out) and link with the warehouse partner according to partner’s standards.
    • Participate to each loading/unloading of cargo at the warehouse.
    • Fill in the shipping or delivery documents in compliance with Solidarités International’s standards
    • Ensure good coordination with the procurement manager to organize reception of cargo.

Freight Management:

  • Transporters Follow up:
    • Participate to transporters identification, help in costs and contracts negotiations for truck rentals
    • Monitor trucks good conditions, equipment (tools, fire extinguisher, …)
    • Ensure the administrative documents for all trucks are available, filed and monitored
  • Freight Management:
    • Collect all freight request forms from bases and organize the cargo movement.
    • Organize and provide feedbacks on cargo schedule
    • Ensure proper cargo loading and transport documents (waybill, order mission, military clearance …)
    • Link with partner warehouse for cargo movement
    • Request and Collect security clearance from appropriate office for cargos organized by SI
  • Security:
    • Ensure follow up of the SI cargo movement. Report all inccidents to the line manager
    • Confirm the road security authorizing a movement
  • Reporting:
    • Prepare inventory reports and forward them to the line supervisor
    • Keep the stock forms updated (soft and hard copies)
    • Take a monthly inventory of stored goods and materials and reconcile it with the theoretical inventory

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    SSCE /NABTEB /Diploma /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech /HND
    Other Requirements

    Personal Abilities

    • Dynamic, organized, methodical, team player, with sound communication skills
    • Languages : fluent in English (additional languages a plus)
    • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, capacity of prioritisation of tasks, work under tight deadlines

    Technical Competences:

    • Professional experience: at least 3 year of experience in similar position in Logistics especially with INGOs
    • Bachelor's Degree in Logistics and Supplies or any related fields
    • IT skills: Microsoft software practice, sound Excel skills.

    Salary and Conditions

    • In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria
    • Delocalized status and related benefits: Applicable

    Application Closing Date
    19th July, 2019.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online


    • Please when the page opens, select "Stock and Freight Manager" fill the form and attach your CV. The CV attached must be named with your name and surname.
    • As position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the final date.

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    About Solidarités International (SI)
    Solidarités International is a non-profit organization working in areas of conflict and natural disasters. Its main aim is to provide quick and effective support for people in life-threatening situations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter. The organization also has a particular focus on unsafe drinking water and food insecurity among the most vulnerable populations. Solidarités International, an organization founded in 1980 by Alain Boinet under France’s 19...
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    Job Summary
    July 12, 2019
    Offer Type
    Minimum of 3years
    July 19, 2019
    Transportation / Logistics / Supply
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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