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Logistics Operation Coordinator

Job Title: Logistics Operation Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 963
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking for Logistics Operation Coordinator for an international logistics company. The chosen candidates will be based in Baghdad, min 2 years’ of experience.


List of General Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating operations inside IZ and Baghdad
  • Expediting clearance and documentation procedures for the shipments
  • Maintain a general oversight of operations within the IZ and report daily activities to BO support team
  • Creating a good relationship between gate / check point employees and the company
  • Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in logistics operations activity and procedures
  • Processing and expediting Ministry of Defense documentation for incoming and outgoing shipment
  • Support the preparation of PMNOC & MoI documentation for Iraq-wide movements
  • Minimize operational costs, optimize efficiency, increase operations profitability
  • Main duties will be in the IZ but might require movement within the city, mainly to Baghdad International Airport
  • Handling & controlling original paperwork that needs to be submitted to authorities; ensuring copies are kept and uploaded to the individual jobs accordingly
  • Adhere to local and externally relevant health and safety laws and policies
  • Identify and develop best practices for gate, check points and escort procedures
  • Proactively manage changes, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Constant communication with other locations on requirements
  • Send regular updates on changes to IZ entrance/exit policies and procedures, chanes to the rules and regulations within the IZ to the local Iraq, BO & HQ support teams and the SMT
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the IZ
  • Strong English skills (written and verbal) are essential
  • Arabic speaker is not essential but is highly welcomed
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and familiarity with web-based applications



  • Work effectively on your own, work well under pressure and able to work long hours
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees, agents and field offices
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
  • Flexible working hours
  • Awareness and acceptance of cultural differences

Please note due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.