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Samaritan's Purse

Logistics Specialist - Int'l Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/01/2015
Categories: Administrative - Transportation
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The position of International Logistics Specialist will serve on the Samaritan’s Purse/Operation Christmas Child (OCC) – USA International Team by managing of the supply chain and logistical systems in this area entails extensive attention to detail and maintaining an amiable relationship with overseas volunteers, overseas service providers and co-workers. International Logistics is one of the four core components to have a successful OCC ministry with partners in over 100 countries worldwide.

Responsibilities include the ability to:

  1.  Demonstrate      effective skills in international shipping and possess interpersonal      skills that can work an international matrix management environment.
  2.   Be responsible      for the movement of gift boxes and ministry materials to over 25-35      countries worldwide.
  3. Maintain and follow      standard operating procedures (SOP) related to shipping documentation,      trucking and key performance indicators (KPI), etc.
  4. Provides expertise in      the troubleshooting and mitigation processes related to importation and      transportation issues that sporadically surface.
  5. Handle matrix      responsibilities of coaching and mentoring volunteers and International      Field Representatives.

 Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University; or 2-4 (two to four) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred. Position requires 20-50 days travel per year, both international and domestic.


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Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Distinct Objectives:
The work of Samaritan's Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world's standard while serving the purposes of God's kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- "God Room"