Logistics Officer, (NO-2), Harare, Zimbabwe # 72624 (Open to Zimbabwean nationals only) 310 views


Logistics Officer, (NO-2), Harare, Zimbabwe # 72624 (Open to Zimbabwean nationals only)

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    UN Children’s Fund


    Closing date:
    27 Dec 2019

    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, an opportunity

    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.

    For more information about UNICEF Zimbabwe pleaseclick here

    You can also access and explore all new UNICEF vacancies and create job alerts via the UNICEF Zimbabwe website link below:

    https://www.unicef.org/zimbabwe/work-us

    How can you make a difference?

    The Logistic Officer reports to the Supply and Logistics Manager as per the Country Office set-up for supervision and guidance. The Logistics officer provides technical and operational support and is responsible for managing elements of the supply chains of supply operation. The supply chain operations include planning, procurement, customs clearance, warehousing, in country transport and distribution, as well as monitoring of supplies, services and construction works. The incumbent supports management collaboration with programmes in defining supply interventions to meet programmatic needs and achieve results for children, and provides technical and advisory support to governments, national systems and partners on supply chain management.

    Summary of key functions/accountabilities and related duties/tasks

  • Supervision of logistics team
  • Supply Chain service delivery and emergency response
  • Collaboration with programme and implementing partners
  • Technical, advisory support to government/national systems
  • Innovation, products and markets
  • Please refer to the attached job description for more information Logistics Officer Level 2.pdf

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

    Education:

    A university degree is required in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law, International Development, Health or related social science field.

    Experience:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required.
  • Understanding of development and humanitarian work.
  • Emergency experience an advantage.
  • Health supply chain management experience an advantage.
  • Language Requirements:

    Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The functional competencies required for this post are…

  • Analyzing
  • Applying technical expertise
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Coping with set-back and pressure
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • 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.

    Remarks:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    Please note that UNICEF does not charge a fee or require personal banking details at any stage of the recruitment process.



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