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Logistics Operation Coordinator

Job Title: Logistics Operation Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basra, Iraq
REF: 1215
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Logistics Operation Coordinator for an international logistics company. The chosen candidates will be based in Basra, minimum of 2 years of experience working in the IZ required along with fluency in English and Arabic.

Position purpose:
Supporting the Govt. & Commercial IZ operations, processing movement paperwork and escorts; and general operational supervision


  • Coordinating operations inside IZ and Baghdad
  • Expediting clearance and documentation procedures for Move One 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 Move One.
  • Use personal judgement 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 Move One 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 requirements:

  • 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