Globaldev careers: The transport manager

Isabell Maina, regional transport manager at the International Committee of the Red Cross. Photo by: Isabell Maina

BARCELONA — With the need to move lifesaving supplies, often amid very difficult circumstances and under time pressure, managing transport logistics for humanitarian and development operations is a complex business.

Isabell Maina is a regional transport manager at the International Committee of the Red Cross and oversees the organization’s second-largest logistics hub in Nairobi. From there, her team supports ICRC delegations in the region, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Rwanda.

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    For four years, Emma Smith covered careers and recruitment, among other topics, for Devex. She now freelances for Devex and has a special interest in mental health, immigration, and sexual and reproductive health. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master’s in media and international conflict.