Transport & Customs Officer(Port Sudan) – MSF Belgium

Section/Unit:Logistics and Supply
Salary815 USD
Supervisor:Supply Chain Supervisor
Location:Port Sudan
Duration6 months renewable subject to performance and budget
Deadline:21 March 2024

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 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
  • As responsible for the Port Sudan office and Guesthouse consumables storekeeping 
  • Receiving orders and deliveries, identifying and reporting potential discrepancies.
  • Updating and/or creating stock cards for all stock items immediately after reception of goods
  • Storing materials by the system in force to ensure continuous availability ensuring that all items are well organized and correctly stored, well protected, fully identified and easily accessible (cleanliness, security, access, etc.).
  • Preparing orders on time before sending goods
  • Performing physical stock counts by the frequency previously defined. Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresh thresholds, stock out and expiry dates

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

EducationEssential secondary education
ExperienceAt least 2 years’ experience in supply chain related jobs or in the logistics department
Languages              Essential English and Arabic fluency
KnowledgeComputer literacy

Interested candidates are requested to send the applications with documents; (Updated CV, Educational certificates, work experience certificates, previous employers’ references and copy of their national ID) to:

Via hand delivery of the application through the Labour Office, Port Sudan

  NOTE:   Please note that MSF will Only accept applications and CVs submitted in the English language. Only shortlisted candidates will be called.

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