International Logistics Specialist

Region: Calgary, AB

Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian international relief organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.  Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the 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.

We are currently seeking a highly organized individual to be a part of the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Program of Samaritan’s Purse Canada (SPC) as International Logistics Specialist in our Calgary office. This individual will be responsible to coordinate and track the movement of all OCC shoeboxes being shipped from Canada to international locations. The International Logistics Specialist will work with staff and volunteers in the Calgary Processing Center, Freight Forwarders, Transportation Partners and other entities of the OCC program internationally. Additional expectations include tracking and supporting successful importation internationally and coaching international partners. The International Logistics Specialist will play a key role in supporting other project work for OCC in the Calgary Processing Center. This individual will help SPC carry out its mission and objectives through participation in daily prayer ministry and the aforementioned functions as an integral member of the OCC Team.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants should be committed to Christian values and precepts and be in agreement with the Samaritan’s Purse Statement of Faith
  • 1-3 years of experience in transportation and/ or logistics administration
  • Demonstrated ability in leading teams, specifically volunteers
  • Strong organizational, administrative and planning skills, with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Consistently demonstrate excellent customer service skills, working within tight deadlines
  • Diploma in Office Administration or related discipline would be ideal
  • Solid proficiency with MS Office, specifically with Excel
  • Able to travel internationally on occasion, so a valid passport or eligibility, is a must
  • Ability to be proactive, self-directed and work within a small team
  • Detail-oriented, with a high level of accuracy; maintains confidentiality of information
  • Fluency in Spanish &/or French (speaking and writing) is an asset

Contact Information:

To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume together with a cover letter detailing your passion for Christian ministry employment and salary expectations to:

Attention:  Human Resources
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB T3J 5H5
employment@samaritan.ca

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is selected

Note: Staff must be in agreement with the Samaritan’s Purse Statement of Faith and be committed to Biblical values, precepts and conduct. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

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