UNICEF recruits 01 Logistics Officer, NOB « Open for Somali Nationals Only »
Logistics Officer, NOB, Post #86321, Fixed Term, Mogadishu CO, Somalia (Open for Somali Nationals Only)
Job no: 545825
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, support
How can you make a difference?
Ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of new initiatives and procedures related to logistics.
Manage Country Office supply inventories in order to permit the rapid movement of humanitarian supplies. Design and implement warehouse management and commodity tracking system.
Ensure timely transmission of logistics monitoring information, stock levels and distribution status to the logistics focal point at the national level and develop key performance indicators by which localized logistics contracts can be managed.
Assist in the preparation & monitoring of the supply and logistics distribution plans.
Support in the assessment of partners’ warehouse, conduct spot checks and report to program sections and supply unit on findings and recommendations.
Support in the provision of supply & logistics trainings to partners whenever needed.
Review and authorize release orders from Country Office Warehouses, ensuring accuracy of specifications of items.
Ensure the availability of Logistics services funds for all Logistics activities in Somalia, provide forecast to programme sections and report on quarterly spending.
Lead year end Logistics closure activities. Conduct at least 2 full stock physical count for all UNICEF controlled warehouses in Somalia.
Although the post is office-based, the responsibility can be physically demanding as staff member is often required to assist for all supply’s movement in country, require visits to warehouses and even provide technical support to all Zonal offices.
Directly supervising UNICEF Country Office logistics team.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
A university degree is required in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law.
A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in administrative and/or supply-related work experience (supply or logistics) is required.
Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
Fluency in English and the local language is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA)
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
Works Collaboratively with others (1)
Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
Drive to achieve impactful results (1)
Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.
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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
UNICEF only considers Higher education qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Deadline: 12 Nov 2021 E. Africa Standard Time