Logistics Analyst

  • Added Date: Thursday, 07 October 2021
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 29 October 2021

Position Title: Logistics Analyst

Reports to: Associate Director, Logistics

Location: Boston, MA

Overall Responsibilities

The Logistics Analyst plays an important role in the day-to-day functioning of the supply chain team. Responsibilities include ordering, shipment tracking, and financial and administrative tasks for specified geographical sites or programs. This position will focus on, but will not be limited to, Boston-based logistics and distribution activities. This will include managing incoming deliveries and outgoing shipments, store-room management, working with site-based teams on shipment coordination from international vendors, and using different supply chain tools to properly record and document logistics activities. This individual must be detail oriented, organized, and proactive, with a passion and commitment for system improvements. The position is full time and reports to the Associate Director, Logistics.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate closely with internal customers in sites and PIH teams in Boston, acting as relationship manager for assigned functional responsibilities.
  • Manage order process and related analyses for assigned functional responsibility, including the request for quotation and order confirmation processes and data entry, as well as coordination and information sharing with planning and sourcing teams.
  • Work with vendors to ensure high service level and resolve discrepancies.
  • Assist with additional sourcing, purchasing, data analysis and reporting upon request.
  • Facilitate communication with international site staff about their logistics needs, while improving processes to do so.
  • Maintain records for all purchases/in-kind donations and shipments including entering orders in financial system, processing invoices for payment, and submitting credit card and in-kind donation reports to Finance.
  • Document internal processes and protocols as needed.


  • Bachelorโ€™s degree required.
  • 2+ years of work experience preferred. Experience in inventory management, operations, or public health a plus.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • French language skills a plus.
  • Software skills including MS Office (Access & Excel focus) required. Must have intermediate knowledge of Excel including pivot tables and V-Lookup.
  • Experience working in cross-cultural environments and interest in social justice and underserved populations.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and country.
  • Interest in social justice strongly desirable.

Organizational Profile

Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Womenโ€™s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.

The Supply Chain team is responsible for ensuring that the supplies necessary to provide high-quality healthcare โ€“ i.e. pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and medical equipment โ€“ are in the right place at the right time. This involves providing technical support, forecasting, order management and administration, sourcing, warehousing, and logistics.

Partners in Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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