Supply & Logistics Officer (Education Supplies), NO-1, Harare, Zimbabwe # 111079, Temporary Appointment – 364 days (Open to Zimbabwean nationals only)
Job Number: 525272 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Zimbabwe
Work Type : Temporary 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, good education!
UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.
The current UNICEF-Government of Zimbabwe Country Programme of Cooperation (2016-2020) aims to support Zimbabwe to sustain and build upon the gains achieved for children during the 2012-2015 Country Programme of Cooperation. The programme focuses on improving the quality of social services, increasing access to services, and helping to build national and sub-national capacities to provide low-cost, high-impact interventions for all children, especially the most vulnerable.
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How can you make a difference?
The Supply and Logistics Officer (Education Supplies) performs highly skilled work on UNICEF supply chains, focusing on education programme related goods, manages complex cases and client requests, which frequently requires the evaluation of difficult situations and adaptation of procedures and processes to resolve such cases. The incumbent closely liaises between Education and Supply Sections to lead and carry out responsibility for end to end supply chain management from the beginning to the end of the process and provide input into the design and development of improved supply chain services and delivery mechanisms for the Education programme.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
Support to program development and planning
Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
Technical and operational support to program implementation
Report writing and documentation
Please refer to the attached job description for more information JD_Supply and Logistics Officer (Education Supplies).pdf
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
A university degree in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law, International Development, Education or related social science field is required.
A minimum of one year of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required. Understanding of development and humanitarian work is an advantage.
Fluency in English and knowledge of the local language at the duty station is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is considered as an asset.
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: Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Learning and researching and Planning & organizing.
View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
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.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Mon Aug 12 2019 22:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)