UN Regional Service Centre at Entebbe Logistics Assistant Jobs in Uganda

UN Regional Service Centre at Entebbe Logistics Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationship

  • This position is located within the Centralized Warehouse Section at the United Nations Entebbe Support Base (UNESB). The Logistics Assistant will report to the Chief of Unit at the location.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Within delegated authority, the Logistics Assistant will be responsible for the following

    • Prepares material request orders for transfer of assets.

    • Performs warehouse related transactions in UMOJA and submit weekly reports on total stock holdings.

    • Liaises with relevant services/ SD sections for all pending reservations and PAPD update.

    • Maintains contact with relevant mission staff with respect to provision, coordination, monitoring and status of data accuracy and UMOJA users update.

    • Follows-up and provides updates of ongoing logistics operations and planning as well as new shipments status on a regular basis.

    • Assists staff within the Unit with respect to relevant procedures and practices.

    • Records and monitors cost analysis for closed locations activity.

    • Maintains and monitors relevant databases (e.g., stock levels of various supply items).

    • Generates relevant status reports.

    • Performs other duties as required.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.


  • A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience of practical logistics
    operations or related area in the field is required. Good computer skills, including Word
    Processing and Excel, is required. Knowledge in UMOJA (SAP) is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post
    advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.



  • Shows pride in work and in
    achievements; demonstrates professional competence and
    mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing
    deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns;
    shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in
    stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring
    the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

    Planning & Organizing:

  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities
    and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by
    genuinely valuing other ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Regional Service Centre at Entebbe Logistics Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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