Logistics Officer

Posting date : 11/04/2024

Requisition ID : 22311

Job Title: Logistics Officer 

Department: Operations 

Reporting line: Logistics Manager

Location: Kampala, Uganda 

Job Grade: 12


About ENGIE Energy Access 

ENGIE Energy Access is the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa. The company develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGO solar home systems are financed through affordable instalments from $0.19 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,800 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1.8 million customers and more than 9 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to impact 20 million lives across Africa by 2025. 


Job Purpose/Mission  


The Logistics Assistant is an integral part our Operations, the Logistics Assistant will support the Logistics Manager in the day to day running of the logistics requirements of Operations. Not limited to customs clearance, international shipping, Distribution planning and implementation, health and safety, process and policy implementation.



  • Support the Logistics Manager in handling customs clearance requirements.
  • Support the Logistics Manager in shipment tracking and reporting the same in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Inspect truck conditions before loading to the field and share job cards.
  • Support the Logistics Manager in managing safety of EEA products in transit both locally and internationally.
  • Work to reduce logistics costs in the operations department.
  • Promote and improve best practice policies and procedures within EEA
  • Champion Health and safety standards and practice at all times.
  • Support the Logistics Manager in demand forecast and planning.
  • Follow up on pending shipments and advise statuses to the Logistics Manager.


Knowledge and skills: 


  • Must have a Bachelor Degree in Logistics, transport, Supply chain management.
  • Familiarity with East Africa Customs clearance processes.
  • Experience in working in a busy environment.
  • Relationship management with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Must be familiar with INCOTERMS.



  • Relevant University degree  



  • Proficient in written and spoken English.  



  • Microsoft suite - required.
  • Trouble shooting


We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  


ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship. Our differences are our strengths!  

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