Operations Specialist

  • Added Date: Friday, 22 May 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 07 June 2020


Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Promotes knowledge management and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example.ย 
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.ย 
  • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.ย 
  • Ability to lead formulation and monitoring of management projects.ย 
  • Solid knowledge in financial resources and human resources management, contract, asset and procurement, information and communication technology, general administration.ย 
  • Ability to lead business processes re-engineering, implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change.
  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback.ย 
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.ย 
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.ย 
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.ย 
  • Leads teams effectively and shows mentoring as well as conflict resolution skills.ย 
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Masterโ€™s Degree in Operations Management, Project Management or related field from a reputable university.
  • Five years of experience in logistics.ย 
  • The appointee must be customer focused and highly motivated with good time management and interpersonal skills. She/he must have excellent communication and organization skills and with a high level of accuracy and reliability.
  • S/he must have a well-established methodology for addressing logistical problems and a strong attention to details.
  • Good knowledge of administration of developing countries is desirable.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English.ย 


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Contract Duration: 1 Year

This vacancy is archived.

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