World Food Programme recrute 01 Supply Chain National Officer NOA
World Food Programme
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Opportunités de carrière : Supply Chain National Officer NOA (128063)
Supply Chain National Officer
EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
(Female Candidates are encouraged to apply)
The United Nations World Food Programme in COTE D’IVOIRE is looking for the services of a Supply Chain National Officer with characteristics listed below:
Job Title : Supply Chain National Officer
POST LEVEL : NOA
TYPE OF CONTRACT : Fixed Term
DUTY STATIONS : ABIDJAN
DURATION : 1 year (renewable)
SUPERVISOR : Country Director
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT :
These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureau (RBs) or Country Offices (COs) and report to a more senior Supply Chain Officer or Deputy Division/Country Director.
Job holders at this grade level make definite contributions within the established policies and procedures. Job holders apply considerable knowledge derived from educational training and practical experience and exercise independent analysis for further reviews and decisions. At this grade level, staff receive supervision, but are able to work under broader instructions developing analytical tools and achieve outputs for effective supply chain execution. Job holders may also act as team leaders in smaller supply chain operations working closely and in coordination with the relevant stakeholders.
JOB PURPOSE :
To provide analytics and contributions to supply chain activities or contribute to the planning and coordination of field supply chain operations, to ensure actions are in line with an effective and integrated supply chain approach meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):
1. Contribute to the development and implementation of supply chain plans and procedures, in line with the global WFP supply chain strategy and regional/functional strategies, policies and plans, to achieve operational cost efficiency, agility, reliability, quality and to support national capacity strengthening.2. Provide substantive contributions to regional/country context analyses and to the management of end-to-end operational supply chain and retail networks, in support of operational supply chain challenges and operational optimization.3. Contribute to planning and implementation of supply chain operations, initiatives and services to ensure a timely, cost-effective and integrated approach and in close cooperation with key supply chain stakeholders.4. erform analyses and detailed conceptual work putting together comprehensive reports identifying opportunities for improvement and effective operationalization of supply chain within the area of responsibility.5. Conduct regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff for maximizing use of resources and effectiveness of supply chain operations.6. Build and maintain productive partnerships mostly at the operational level and collaborate with counterparts in the key supply chain functions contributing to an integrated supply chain approach to food assistance and cross-functional operational alignment.7. Build and maintain productive partnerships with supply chain counterparts amongst government and other national organizations, UN agencies, NGOs and private sector to share operational knowledge contributing to coordinated and cost-effective supply chain operations.8. Provide technical contribution to market analysis and supply chain network mapping to inform the selection of an appropriate operation modalities to improve supply chain performance.9. Support management of supply chain operations, or manage less complex supply chain operations, in compliance with the established supply chain strategies, policies, procedures and controls, and following corporate standards, with special emphasis on quality control, loss prevention, risk mitigation and cost effectiveness.10. Support the monitoring of supply chain activities to check that appropriate internal controls are followed to increase the day-to-day efficiencies and overall performance of supply chain operations.11. Support management of service providers/vendors, port, fleet and warehouse operations to promote safe, efficient planning and execution of WFP operations.12. Prepare accurate, comprehensive and timely reports, dashboards and other visual materials on supply chain activities including trends to support informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.13. Guide and supervise staff, acting as a point of referral, providing training and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.14. Contribute to preparedness actions and support quick emergency response to deploy food and resources at the onset of the crisis15. ther as required. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES :
Description of the behavior expected for the proficiency level
Supply Chain Strategy
Demonstrates robust understanding of supply chain strategies. Conducts analytical and conceptual work in support of strategy design and implementation.
Operationalizes strategies in own area of responsibility.
Supply Chain Planning
Leads supply chain planning within area of operations managed. Oversees and coordinates periodic planning across functions and with partners.
Ensures consensus-based plans are in place and aligned with strategy.
Supply Chain & Networks
Demonstrates robust understanding of end-to-end supply chain management. Supports the design and implementation of supply chain, retail and partnership networks.
Support the design and integrated delivery of supply chain services.
Supply Chain Capacity
Demonstrates robust understanding of supply chain capacity strengthening in operational contexts. Implements capacity development initiatives in own area of responsibility
Supply Chain Performance & Development
Supports integrated supply chain information management and conducts advanced Supply Chain and performance analytics. Contributes to supply chain improvement and innovation initiatives. DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE :
• Experience coordinating supply chain activities with other units/ teams;• Experience conducting analytical and conceptual work in support of strategy design and implementation;• Experience in coordinating periodic planning across functions and with partners;• Experience in analyzing and supporting the implementation of end-to-end supply chain operations;• Experience working with WFP partners;• Experience in implementing supply chain improvement initiatives;• Experience supervising staff.
STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:Education : Advanced University degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Logistics, or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.Language : Fluency (level C) in French language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) in EnglishOnly online application is receivedThis VA is open ONLY to Cote D’Ivoire National Only qualified and short-listed candidates will be contacted for relevant tests POSTULER