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Publicado el 22 de Julio de 2022

ECHO Regional Office (RO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Panama City, is looking for a Senior Logistician (Administration)

Fecha límite: 15 de Agosto de 2022

The European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) is in charge of the European solidarity with people in need all around the world and aims to better coordination and disaster response inside and outside Europe. DG ECHO is based on the principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence. Every decision ECHO takes must be in accordance with these four principles which are at the heart of the European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid.


ECHO Regional Office (RO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Panama City, is looking for a Senior Logistician (Administration)


Minimum requirements:


Education:        A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience. A post-graduate degree in Logistics will be a plus


Knowledge and Experience:                

Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience at national or international level in the area of administration, procurement or logistics.

Knowledge of working processes (purchase orders, preparation of contracts for services and goods, tendering, protocol, etc.).

Previous experience in a Governmental or other International Organisation is an advantage

Good communication skills

Capable of working under pressure in a multitasking position.

Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Good experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).



Languages:             Fluency in English and excellent knowledge of Spanish (oral and written).


Job description:   

The jobholder is responsible for procurement, provision of equipment and logistics support to DG ECHO Office and the offices in the region and for ensuring the smooth running of the Office maintenance.

Responsible of general procurement tasks, assets, fleet and inventory management of the Regional Office and the LAC field offices when required.

Aids in all protocol matters with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and arrange protocol formalities for accreditation and others. 

Draws-up and launches tenders. Follows-up the customs clearance management for all DG ECHO goods.

Plays an active role in the preparation of DG ECHO workshops and seminars.  


This position is open to nationals and other residents of Panama with valid work and residence permits.


DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for diversity, maintaining the gender balance, as well as the balance between professional and private life, and support for training and development opportunities.


As a reference, the base salary offered to a person with 5-year experience (the minimum required for the post) is PAB 2,755,00 and it could be higher based on the years of relevant professional work experience supported by a work certificate from previous employers. i.e. with 10 years of work experience the salary would be PAB 2,898.00


The national staff members observe a Code of Conduct published on: https://ec.europa.eu/echo/who/about-echo/field-network_en


Contracts will be ruled under the Panamanian´s labour legislation.


How to apply, interested candidates should send:

·    a cover letter (maximum of 1 page) setting out the candidate’s motivation and suitability for the position.

·    a detailed Curriculum Vitae in English in the Europass CV Template only which can be found at http://www.europass.cedefop.europa.eu;

·    academic and employment certificates certified true copy by the applicant.

·    name, position and contact number/details (telephone, e-mail) of three references, one of them being from the last employer.

·    a copy of the valid work and residence permit to live and work in Panama (when available for non-Panamanian candidates).


To the e-mail address LAC.HR@echofield.eu with the subject "ECHO-VACANCY Senior Logistician PTY". Applications must be received no later than August 15th, 2022.


Any processing of your personal data will be done in accordance with the applicable EU legislation (Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices, and agencies and on the free movement of such data.


The privacy statement can be found on ECHO website



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  NO INFORMATION WILL BE GIVEN BY PHONE. Any form of canvassing, soliciting, or influencing will be treated as disqualification.

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