Logistics Operation Coordinator

Posted over 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Baghdad, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Logistics

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.

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