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Emergency Logistics Advisor, Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT)

  • Dubai

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)
Job Description:

Position Location: To be determined by the home country of the successful candidate, where World Vision International is registered to operate.

Emergency Logistics Advisor, Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT)

Provide emergency logistical services that ensure a rapid and effective response delivery. Deliver high level management support to response activities, reducing risk, increasing compliance and quality of delivery.


Logistics and Supply Chain Strategic Planning with key stakeholders in a response context.

Staff and resource Logistics and Supply Chain activities to meet response requirements.
Establish, implement and manage ProVision Emergency Response platform in rapid response and emerging contexts.
Manage global pre-positioned stock through partner relationships as necessary to support rapid onset disasters and the needs of the organisation.

Provide technical management support to the partnership with an aim to reduce risk and increase compliance with relevant policies and procedures.

Manage and maintain key relationships with external Community of Practice (CoP) stakeholders.

Provide mentoring to suitable candidates to build individual technical capacity, with an aim of strengthening the Disaster Management system.


Required Professional Experience

1. Minimum 5 years’ experience in an emergency or fragile context environment.

2. Minimum 5 years’ line management experience with procurement and logistics activities – preferably in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), military or INGO context. Experience in managing multicultural teams.

3. Experience managing and interacting at all levels of the organisation from field workers to the C suite level.

4. Must demonstrate a high level of Information Technology and Systems literacy. (Procure to Pay Systems, Inventory Management Systems).

5. Must demonstrate a high level of personal resilience, capacity and interpersonal skills

6. Knowledge of ProVision

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics or Law or Commerce, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

1. A high level of written and spoken English is necessary.

2. Valid driver’s license

3. Valid Working with Children Check (or similar).

4. HEAT Training

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

This role is part of the GRRT and the candidate will be expected to perform in hash and difficult conditions, such as a Cat III global response.

A high level of travel is required – 50% minimum per year.

Language Requirements

French, Arabic or Spanish language highly regarded.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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