IEBC Electoral Logistics and Transport Senior Consultant

Job Responsibilities

The Electoral Logistics and Transport Consultant is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of all aspects of the Commission’s logistical requirements for the August 9, 2022 elections.


Major Duties And Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the IFES Kenya Country Director and the DVREO Electoral Operations Manager, the Consultant will:
Advise the IEBC Operations & Logistics Department on the development of a comprehensive logistics and transport procedure to support election operational needs;
Support and contribute to the drafting of the IEBC national & county logistics plan for activities including but not limited to candidate nomination, election day deployment and retrieval of electoral materials, equipment and polling results;
Provide guidance on logistical operations activities of the IEBC at both the HQ and County Offices to ensure the delivery of election materials (strategic and non-strategic) across Kenya in support of varied electoral activities. Transportation activities will be subject to guidance and advise from the Commission;
Conduct a needs assessment on inventory and warehousing of electoral materials of the IEBC at both HQ and county level.
Assist the IEBC in the coordination of logistical support requirements to carry out the electoral activities in a timely cost-efficient manner;
Undertake any other duties, tasks and responsibilities required for the successful conduct of electoral activities.

Skills And Specifications

Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, or other related fields combined with demonstrated professional work experience and understanding of relevant functions, preferably combined with credited courses or certifications from relevant professional bodies in supply chain management, procurement, contracting or logistics.
.10 to 15 Practical experience of working with an election commission is an advantage;
Good communication skills on all fronts, as well as excellent interpersonal skills to ensure free flow of logistics processes;
Ability to work as part of a team whenever it is necessary to do so;
Good analytical skills and ability to prioritize in the face of multiple tasks;
Excellent time management skills to ensure efficiency in service delivery; and
Advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of various software including Excel, Power-Point and Word.
Duration: Six (6) months, beginning immediately


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About International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections. Our independent expertise strengthens electoral systems and builds local capacity to deliver sustainable solutions. Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries - from developing democracies, to mature democracies.