Emergency Logistics Team: Introductory Cert in Procurement & Logistics – Humanitarian Context

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Introductory Cert in Procurement & Logistics – Humanitarian Context

Endorsed by CILT International as a recognized CPD programme


To provide participants with an introduction to some of the key principles of Procurement & Logistics in a Humanitarian context.


  • Understanding: To introduce participants to the procurement & logistics world and expand their understanding of a humanitarian response from a logistics perspective.
  • Critical Thinking: To review actual events and the implications of decisions made.
  • Capacity Building: To build the capacity of the attendees so they can be prepared for working in the humanitarian sector
  • Planning: Plan effective processes for procurement, warehousing, fleet, assets and distribution
  • Procedures: Identify the key procedures required to establish effective logistics services

Facilitated by: Will Holden CMILT – Managing Director - Emergency Logistics Team

  • Day 1 (09:00 – 16:00): Procurement – Theory
  • Day 2 (09:00 – 16:00): Procurement – Practice/Warehouse Ops
  • Day 3 (09:00 – 16:00): Warehouse Ops Continued/Vehicle Ops
  • Day 4 (09:00 – 16:00): Vehicles Ops Cont./Assets – Distributions – Group Task.

The course is aimed at:

  • Those working in government or aid organisations who are office based and involved in some aspect of a Humanitarian response in fundraising, public relations, awareness raising or development education who have no logistics experience but would like to have a more in-depth knowledge of this field.
  • Development aid workers who have experience in the field but have not worked directly in a logistics department.
  • Professional Logisticians from the Private Sector who are interested in learning more about the Humanitarian Logistics Sector.
  • Individuals who are keen to learn more about what role logistics plays in a Humanitarian context and who may wish to look for employment in this sector in the future.

Over the last two years we have delivered this course in Iraq, Turkey, Jordan and Ireland and have trained many staff in the field for organisations such as: ACF, Acted, DRC, NRC, Concern, Goal, Save the Children, Intersos, GIZ, WHH and many local & national NGO’s.

This is first time since November 2017 that we are returning to Dublin and the training will take place in the Green Isle Hotel, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 between 10th and 13th March 2020.

The costs are: NGO/Charities staff - €700 per person & Individuals €500 per person.
This fee includes the cost of the international accreditation, course manual, lunches, teas/coffees each training day.

For more information contact:

Will Holden will@emergencylogisticsteam.com or
via Skype at will_elt_2013


Dublin 22

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