Officer, Logistics and Procurement, AUC Venture Lab (Grant Position)

Reports to: Director, AUC Venture Lab

Purpose:  AUC Venture Lab (V-Lab) is the leading university-based startup accelerator/incubator in Africa and the MENA region, aiming to commercializing innovations that contribute to Egypt’s competitiveness and economic growth​​. The officer, logistics and procurement position provides support for V-lab team to ensure efficient operation of the activities by assisting in any task that requires liaison. The holder of the position will work to support AUC Venture Lab’s different programs and partnerships to make sure they are conducted on time, at a satisfactory manner and acquiring feedback and analyzing it to be shared with V-Lab management to enhance quality.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide overall supervision and coordination of staff and activities
  • Ensure the proper design and timely functioning of a service and support with its contracting and procurement
  • Create and update a pricing list for most commonly used items for the V-Lab
  • Establish and maintain records of all aspects associated with procurement and logistics
  • Implement effective internal control of assets, inventory and property management
  • Plan and manage AUC Venture Lab events
  • Design user experience in V-Lab events
  • Manage relationship with all AUC internal departments
  • Document and report bi-yearly number of events and attendee registration and their contacts
  • Ensure all logistics of events are met and ready beforehand
  • Maintain impact numbers of engagement with entrepreneurs, students and general attendees
  • Maintain and organize team drive folder
  • Maintain AUC Venture Lab records
  • Oversee logistics and procurement team
  • Ensure all logistical needs for V-Lab Team is handled smoothly and troubleshoot any delays


Minimum Education Requirement:  Bachelor's degree in a related administrative field

Experience: Four to six years of relevant work experience


  • Hardworking
  • Problem solver
  • Excellent Arabic writing and speaking skills
  • Very good English writing and speaking skills
  • Excellent computer and internet skills
  • Highly organized
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • Organized
  • Technologically savvy and has excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work within a team


Position is open until July 24, 2018


Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to, stating “Officer, Logistics and Procurement, AUC Venture Lab” in the subject line.


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