Afrique du Sud

UNICEF recruits 01 Logistics Officer -NOA- TA

UNICEF recruits 01 Logistics Officer -NOA- TA “South Sudan Nationals Only”


Bo, South Sudan
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Re advertisement: Logistics Officer -NOA- TA – Bor – South Sudan – (South Sudan Nationals Only)
Job Number: 525563 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: South Sudan
Work Type : Temporary Appointment
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
UNICEF South Sudan Country Office (SSCO) manages significant programs in the areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, WASH and Child Protection with a huge supply and logistics component.  The procured supplies are received, stored, managed and dispatched through UNICEF warehouses in South Sudan.  Warehousing and Inventory Management of Programme supplies is of paramount importance to ensure efficient and effective supply delivery of UNICEF’s response in these Programme areas and SSCO supply delivery and emergency response is achieved and maintained.
Note: This is a re-advertisement, candidates who applied for this position before should not submit their applications again.
Under the supervision of the Logistics Specialist, the Logistics Officer is responsible to plan, manage and monitor all aspects of warehouse and transport operations and inventory management of programme supplies at the Bor warehouse.  The incumbent will have supervisory responsibility for all staff located at the warehouse to support the logistics operations, while ensuring adequate oversight for and control of all warehouse-related activities to strengthen accountability and warehousing and inventory control system for supplies procured by UNICEF.
Lead all Bor warehouse activities required to effectively contribute to the South Sudan country office.
Review the warehouse inventory control systems for receipts, storage, and release of supplies from Bor to partners/project sites and supervises the preparation of appropriate documentation such as good receipts, stock cards, picking orders, shipping waybills, etc.
Ensure best practice is implemented for all aspects of warehouse operations.
Manage the picking and shipping/dispatch of all supplies requested for release and ensures adequate transport planning and arrangements are put in place to implement the dispatches, including but limited to Releases for Regular Programs and Emergency responses, Convoy movements, RRMs, Air and Barge movements and special projects using either the UNICEF contracted operators and/or Logistics Cluster.
Review the weekly warehouse report related to Bor warehouse in terms of in-stock, stock aging, stock expiry and dispatch reports and follow up on any required actions.
Manage the Bor warehouse and inventory management activities including but not limited to physical counts, stock transfers, inventory impairment, local kitting and repacking etc.
Ongoing assessment of warehousing capacity requirements, to ensure sufficient space, laborer’s, equipment and trucks are available to support warehouse operations in the most cost-effective manner.
Ensure effective communication is established with all stakeholders.
Manage the UNICEF VISION warehouse system and ensure all transactions are correctly and accurately recorded in the VISION system in a timely manner and that all documentations related are properly filed and readily available for reporting and audit purposes.
Ensure all corresponding transactions of warehousing and management of supplies are properly and accurately recorded physically and in the VISION system in a timely manner Ensure all corresponding transactions of warehousing and management of supplies are properly and accurately recorded physically and in the VISION system in a timely mannerSupervise the Bor warehouse staff, in preparation and for implementation of the units work plan and review distribution of tasks for maximum effectiveness.
Provide capacity building to Implementing Partners logistics staff on good WIM applicable in the field context.
Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.
First university degree in Supply Chain Management or a related field, or equivalent educational qualification in relevant areas (transport or logistics operations/management, supply management, etc.)
Work Experience:
Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in logistics operations and management.
Experience of working within complex warehousing
Experience of supervising warehousing staff
Experiencing of managing batch managed supplies is an advantage
Experience of using excel to report and analyze data
Excellent English skills, both verbal and written, is essential
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are:
Core Values:
Diversity and Inclusion
Core competencies:
Drive for Result
Working with People
Functional Competencies:
Applying Technical Expertise
Deciding and Initiating Actions
Following Instructions and Procedures
Leading and Supervising.
Planning and Organizing
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Thu Oct 24 2019 10:00:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)


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