Logistics and Transport Manager (m/f)


Chemonics is recruiting a Logistics and Transport Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Chemonics seeks a Logistics and Transport Manager for the anticipated USAID Commodities for Health: Ensuring Guaranteed Access & Reliability (CHEGAR). The activity will aim to establish an effective and efficient transportation system in Mozambique for medical commodities via engaging the private sector to provide transport and transport management solutions
  • The program will be rolled out on a province-by-province basis. CHEGAR will focus on the provinces to address the last mile of the public health supply chain, where challenges are most acute and current system and support structures are insufficient
  • The program aims to bring a specialized technical and functional focus to a fragmented supply chain challenged by inadequate infrastructure, human resources, accountability mechanisms, and information systems
  • The Logistics and Transport Manager will work with the chief of party in providing technical direction to establishing an effective and efficient logistics system for medical commodities at the last mile. This position will be based in Maputo, Mozambique. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world
  • Work with the Chief of Party to provide management, leadership, oversight, and technical direction to establish an effective and efficient transportation system for medical commodities at the last mile, build capacity of private sector partners, and improve the availability of medical commodities at the health facility level
  • Support the Chief of Party and technical team in day-to-day project implementation, management, client engagement, and coordination between private and public sector stakeholders
  • Foster, maintain, and grow collaborative, productive, and effective relationships with both public and private sectors stakeholders
  • Design facility segmentation, seasonality mitigation, and emergency commodity delivery procedures
  • Assist the chief of party to periodically evaluate project progress against the work plan and budget, identify issues and risks related to timely implementation, and undertake appropriate interventions to meet work-plan objectives and client requests
  • Provide technical expertise in areas such as supply chain strengthening and management, forecasting and quantification, 3PL management, supply chain governance, human resources for supply chain, quality and pharmacovigilance, warehousing, distribution, and electronic logistics management information systems
  • Bachelors’ degree or higher in International Business, Transportation or Logistics
  • Minimum of 5 years of logistics experience-preferably in a transportation planning role or operational across docking environment
  • Experience with transportation management, outsourcing, performance management, and cost optimization
  • Leadership experience in supporting transportation teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills and substantial experience interacting with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts including senior level government officials
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Chemonics is an employer that does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors
  • No telephone inquiries, please. Candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis. If you have any issues with the form please reach out to, however, no applications submitted to this email will be considered
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  • Published 16.01.2020
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