Transport & Customs Officer – MSF-Spain


Job Description

Organization:Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Reports to (Hierarchical):Supply Chain Manager
Reports to (Functional):Supply Chain Manager
Job Family:Logistics and Supply
Work LocationKhartoum with field visits
Salary:625 USD Gross
Closing date:06/03/2022

Main Purpose

Performing the day to day activities and administrative processes for the clearance and transportation of medical and non-medical goods for a particular supply office (coordination or project level) according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure the optimal running of the mission/project


  • Performing the day to day activities and administrative processes to ensure an efficient running of the clearance and transportation processes of medical and non-medical goods for a supply office (coordination or project) following the supply procedures according to MSF standards and protocols. Including the following activities:
  • Managing and planning, in collaboration with the line Supervisor and the Warehouse Supervisor, the shipment of goods between the projects and/or from the capital to the projects choosing the best possible means of transport
  • Being responsible for the reception of international freight and its forwarding to the field.
  • Being responsible for all customs and administrative related issues
  • Regularly assessing the local transport market (companies, prices, services, delays,…), and proposing different third party providers for validation
  • Performing delegated tasks according to his / her activity and as specified in his/her job description

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Prepare all shipping documents, conducting negotiations with the authorities if necessary.
  • Prepare the vehicle/aeroplane manifests for the transportation of goods, have them approved by the line manager, and for-ward them to the Field.
  • Oversee actual transportation, if necessary accompanying convoys, and inform the Field team of any change of itinerary.
  • Prepare monthly transportation schedules in conjunction with the line manager, considering the priorities of the operations and weather conditions.
  • Regularly evaluate the market in order to obtain the most competitive prices; identify new carriers and negotiate the best prices.
  • Ensure compliance with any new rules/procedures and keep all official forms relating to freight, transportation and customs up to date.
  •   Supervise and manage loading and unloading staff (planes, trucks, etc.), as well as casual workers hired subject to the approval of the line manager.



University degree

At least 2 years’ experience in supply chain related jobs or in the logistics department

Essential mission working language and local language
Knowledge Computer literacy

– Results and Quality Orientation L1
– Teamwork and Cooperation L1
– Behavioural Flexibility L1 MSF Principles L1
– Service Orientation L1
– Stress Management L2

How to apply

• Interested candidates are requested to send their CV & copy of educational and experience certificates to HAC Labour office, Khartoum
• Qualified women encourage to apply

Opening date: 20/02/2022 – Closing date: 06/03/2022

For jobs from MSF visit: MSF Jobs Page

For more Jobs from HAC visit: HAC Jobs Page

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