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Logistic Associate SC/L6
Vacancy No: VA No.71383
Section/Unit: Logistic
Grade Level: L6
Supervisor: Logistic Officer
No. of Post: One
Duty Station: PortSudan
Duration: One Year
Closing Date: 10 Dec 2017


ABOUT WFP: The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. JOB PURPOSE: Under the direct supervision of the National Logistics Officer and overall supervision of the Head of the Field Office, the Logistics Associate shall be responsible for the coordination and execution of all surface transport functions at the sub office. All such actions to be in accordance to the Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines as set by WFP.

Duties and responsibilities:

1.Liaise with Transport section at Country Office/Khartoum on the preparation of the monthly commodity release note (CRN) for commodities stored in Port Sudan.

2.Upon receipt of CRN issue stock transfer orders/STO’s for the primary and tertiary movement of goods to nominated transporters.

3.Notify transporters of their STO’s, obtain a delivery plan, guide them on order of priority in dispatch, monitor their speed of uplift, inform Country Office/Khartoum in case of difficulties for reallocation or other such corrective action and support.

4.Process and create dispatch details OBDs in LESS for all food movement Ex Port Sudan for the primary and tertiary transport.

5.Prepare STOs for any movement of non-food items/NFI rationalising the truck size to be used for minimum dead space.

6.Continuously liaise with transporters on WFP transport operations going on in the Port, WFP and service provider warehouses.

7.Prepare and disseminate the daily stock movement report for commodities originating from Port Sudan.

8.Escalate with proposed solutions any transport bottlenecks that may inhibit or delay prompt, efficient, cost effective dispatch and delivery of commodities to final destinations.

9.Daily follow up with transporters on performance issues and feedback Country Office/Khartoum accordingly. At end of contract period, prepare transporter performance evaluation in liaison with the logistics officer.

10.Participate and prepare transport market assessment for the contracting Unit.

11.Act as the LESS Local Process Expert (LESS LPE) and the 1st level of LESS Support at Port Sudan sub office level. Extend LESS support to other sub offices when requested.

12.Supervise, organise and lead the transport unit staff/ Logistics assistants.

13.Verify all warehouse labour invoices and local shunting transporters invoices to be in accordance to existing contracts.

14.Follow up with the labour union for timely submission of their final invoices for any completed tasks.

15.Upon receipt of the final invoices, verify correctness of invoiced amounts and quantities, attach the respective LESS reports, create purchase order/PO in WINGS, address any errors with the service provider and Submit error free invoices to Country Office/Khartoum for payment. Keep track of the payments. 16.Perform other related duties as required and requested.

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Education: A University degree or a Higher Diploma certificate in the related functional area.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication English and Arabic.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE At least 6 or more year of experience in general supply chain including two years transport management • Experience in administering third party service providers’ contracts. • Experience in compiling contract documentation. • Experience in contract execution.


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