Logistics Assistant
UNWFP
 Vacancy No: 106711
 Type of Contract: Fixed Term
 Grade Level: G5
 Duty Station: El Fula & Damazine
 Closing Date: 20 August 2019

JOB POSTING INFORMATION:

Opening date: 06 August 2019

Closing date: 20 August 2019

JOB POSTING INFORMATION:

 

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity & gender balance and encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

 

Would you like to join WFP Sudan’s Logistics team and enable the delivery of professional, client-focused logistics services? Are you ready to partner with managers to deliver effective logistics management solutions that will change and save the lives of the most vulnerable people in Sudan? If yes, this opportunity is for you.

 

At WFP, we are looking for experienced Logistics Assistants to join our logistics teams in El Fula and Damazine, Sudan, to be hired on a Fixed Term Contract at G5 level.  

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.

 

WFP Sudan has the potential to reach millions of food insecure people across Sudan – with a total of 4 million people assisted in 2018. WFP Sudan, one of the largest and complex operations for the UN WFP,  is currently rolling out its five-year Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023), which aims to provide emergency assistance through a hybrid approach (Cash, food and vouchers), along with life-changing types of programmes (Nutrition, Resilience and School Feeding).

JOB PURPOSE:

 To implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive):

Under the direct supervision of Head of Sub Office, the Logistics Assistant shall perform the following duties:

1. Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.

2. Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies to authorised partners and destinations.

3. Support management of logistics vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.

4. Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes, and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries with a high standard of client service mind-set.

5. Contribute to budget preparation, monitoring and revision for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.

6. Assist in monitoring inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.

7. Assist in management of commodity accounting data quality and integrity.

8. Support operational pipeline analyses, assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities.

9. Process documentation for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating various issues to the supervisor.

10. Collect and compile data, produce and/or contribute to reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory, transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems in support to informed decision-making.

11. Liaise with internal and limited number of external stakeholders to support efficient logistics operations management.

12. Provide guidance to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadlines.

13. Perform any other related duties related to wharehousing 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.

 

Experience: At least four years of progressive working experience in general Logistics work.

 

Language: Fluency in both English and Arabic.
 

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Experience using corporate systems to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.
• Experience analysing data (on commodities, funds, etc.) and drafting reports.
• Experience in measuring service providers’ performance against set KPIs.
• Experience in assisting the preparation of contract documentation.
• Experience in providing technical business support in corporate systems.

HOW TO APPLY:
  • To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
  • In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
  • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

 

TALENTED WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY:

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

 

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

 

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavor to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Closing date: 20 August 2019

 

  • Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
  • WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruitment process
  • WFP has zero tolerance with discrimination and does not discriminate to HIV/AIDS status.
  • This position is open to ONLY Sudanese nationals and those authorized to live and work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations.
  • Please indicate in your cover letter the duty station(s) of your preference.

 





To Apply Click On http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings








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