Job Opportunity: Area Operations Manager in Yemen with ACTED

Deadline : 16 Apr 2020

Nonprofit organization: ACTED

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Job Opportunity: Area Operations Manager in Yemen with ACTED

ACTED provides a job opportunity as an area operations manager in Aden, Yemen.


You must have a:

  • BA or MA degree in logistics.
  • 2 years of prior experience in logistics.
  • The ability and prior experience in project management including human resources, logistics follow up, reporting.
  • Proven ability in strategic coordination with multiple and multilevel partners and stakeholders across the project areas.
  • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions.

Your Responsibilities:

You will be in charge of:

  1. Ensure timely, cost-efficient & transparent supply chain management in the area.
  2. Ensure that ACTED procurement guidelines are applied in the area at all times maintain a local supplier database up-to-date & build a strategic view of sourcing in the area. 
  3. Support the design of budgets by checking main unit prices as well as maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of running costs. 
  4. Ensure the development of the procurement plan for every project, in close coordination with the CLM, taking into consideration project constraints, donors & ACTED procurement guidelines, and any other specifics. 
  5. Coordinate procurement with capital & other field offices logistics & program staff. 
  6. Anticipate procurement risks such as tender failure, delivery planning, seasonality, budget restrictions custom clearance, etc., and liaise efficiently with other departments and the CLM to mitigate such risks. 
  7. Major risks identified should be directly raised to the area. 
  8. Maintain framework contracts for running supplies/services/works in alignment with ACTED procurement guidelines; ensure constant availability of running supplies/services/works such as fuel, stationery, transportation means, etc 
  9. Apply the value for money principle throughout the procurement process by implementing sound suppliers/service providers/contractors offers comparison, physical quality check, search for the best prices, etc. 
  10. Ensure the efficient & exhaustive circulation, filing & archiving of procurement documentation as detailed in ACTED logistics manual (tender documents, contracts, quotations, etc.)
  11. Ensure premises are furnished, made secure for use, and maintained. 
  12. Ensure goods transportation means are secured such as rental trucks, air cargo, etc. 
  13. Follow-up deliveries based on contractual terms. 
  14. Liaise efficiently with suppliers for timely deliveries in particular, or efficient solving of any unexpected issue anticipate & mitigate delivery risks such as transportation, legal authorizations, custom clearance, quality check, etc.


If you are accepted at this job, You will have:

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level, and experience.
  • Living allowance of 300 USD.
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse or housing allowance (depending on the contract length and country of assignment).
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED.
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances.

About ACTED:

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises, promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

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