Immunization Logistics Officer (1 Position)

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Immunization Logistics Officer

Organization GREDO- Gargaar Relief and Development Organization
Position Title Immunization Logistics Officer (1 Position)


Location/Duty Station Cross-cutting in 5 districts “ Elberde, Dinsor, Berdale, Hudur and Yeed”
Announcing Date 05 April 2022
Closing Date 14 April 2022
Project Name GAVI Project
Reporting Health and Nutrition Manager or his designee
Commitment to Diversity GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.
Submission Email:


Organizational Background

GREDO is an indigenous local NGO.  Non-profit non-partial, non- political and voluntary organization based in Baidoa. To reach the most affected grass-root communities in Bay and Bakool regions and lower Shebelle effectively and efficiently, the necessity of local partnership in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need, a group of Somali intellectuals and well-wishers initiated in December 1992 a local non-governmental organization called Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented during these period different projects including relief and emergency programs and later improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.

We are looking forward to establishing teams of health workers consisting of various cadres of health professionals to deliver lifesaving emergency health services to the population in need through this program with high impact on lives of the most vulnerable population groups.


This role supports GREDO EPI project in Bay, Bakool under the general supervision of the Health and Nutrition Project Manager, with key responsibility for the implementation of GREDO Supply Chain policies and procedures at field level in co-ordination with the field teams. The immunization logistics Officer also has responsibility of supporting, training and mentoring of the overall EPI supply chain process and ensure the proper monitoring of consumption and EPI inventory management.


  • Responsible for overseeing EPI logistics/ medical supplies in Bay and Bakool regions, International and local medical procurement, cold chain management in liaison with the district EPI team line with GREDO policies and procedures and with emphasis on traceability control and medical stock visibility.
  • Responsible for EPI stock inventory management. Provide weekly and monthly stock reports for all GREDO cold chains in the regions. This should include weekly EPI inventory report in the project areas.
  • Ensure proper and reliable cold chain systems are implemented. Should be able to supervise cold chain activities in the project areas of Bay and Bakool.
  • Ensure security and maintain of medical stores & stocks around the Bay and Bakool area.
  • Ensure the placement of proper pharmaceutical logistic information and coordination in all the medical stores and warehouses exists to ensure expiry control.
  • Ensure that procedures of drug supply chain meet GREDO and partners regulations.
  • Responsible for the implementation of audit queries, spot check, mid-year and end year recommendations for medical stores finding. This should include adherence to strict EPI/Cold chain protocols.
  • Responsible for timely GRN creation for received EPI supplies and timely sharing with his/her supervisor.
  • Responsible for packaging advice and delivery follow up of supplies to the centers and field offices.
  • Advise on space availability and stocking guidelines and temperature requirements to meet shelf life.
  • Responsible for TIM entry and removal of supplies by ensuring accuracy and compliance on TIM requirement.
  • Ensure delivery of quality drugs, vaccine supplies and equipment to the program sites through an enhanced supply chain system.
  • Support the field logistics teams with the implementation of policies and procedures for the management of the medical/ EPI supplies.
  • Acting as procurement officer whenever the logistic Officer is on leave.
  • DO any other responsibilities assign by your line manager of his/her designate.


  • Comply with GREDO policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunity and other relevant policies and procedures.

SKILLS AND BEHAVOURS (Our Values in Practice)


  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results together with children and role modeling GREDO values.
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • Sets ambitious and challenges goals for self and team, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages team to do the same.
  • Widely shares personal vision for GREDO, engages and motivates others.
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues. Members, donors and partners.
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks


  • Honest, Encourages openness and transparency
  • Always acts in the best interests of children

Qualification and experience

  • A holds degree in pharmacy, Medical, Nurse, or related field.
  • Medical logistics certificate diploma in Pharmacy will be an added advantage
  • 2-3 years’ experience of working in the field of pharmaceuticals and or EPI/cold chain systems
  • Experience in working with Health & Nutrition teams specifically medical environment in emergency context.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Operation (Use Excel Sheet)
  • Ability to synthesis and analyses complex information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention, especially in Health, Nutrition.

Child Protection

  • The responsibilities of the post will require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people.
Core Values

·        Integrity

·        Honest,

·        Openness

·        Transparency

Working Condition

The candidate will be based in Baidoa, but frequent travels to meet beneficiaries and field visits is required.

All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV as a single document (including 3 Professional referees) to and indicate the position applied for in the subject. The deadline for application is 14 April 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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