UNICEF Supply & Logistics Assistant Jobs in Uganda

UNICEF Supply & Logistics Assistant Jobs in Uganda


How can you make a difference?

  • The Supply & Logistic Assistant’s impact directly affects the quality and timeliness of the delivery of a range of different services for which the unit is accountable. The impact of these services indirectly affects the timely completion of other processes for clients and reflects directly on the overall reputation of the supply team in terms of quality and responsiveness to client needs.

  • The Supply and Logistic Assistants’ client interface focuses on the coordination and planning of routine supply chain activities, including the transportation of goods and materials, purchase orders, contracts, delivery and payments. These relationships are important to ensure that deadlines are met and that work results adhere to regulations, rules and guidelines.

    Reporting to the Logistics and Supply Manager, the Supply and Logistic Assistant’s main responsibilities and tasks will include

  • Supply Chain Service Delivery and Response

  • Procurement/contracting

  • In-country logistics

  • Warehousing and inventory management

  • Alternative delivery mechanisms and procurement services

  • Other duties/responsibilities: In collaboration with supervisor, Supply Division, Regional Office and the global supply community, provide input to help ensure knowledge exchange and learning is prioritized to continuously build capacity of individuals and the team. Develop and facilitate training of newcomers, provide inputs towards establishment of processes or manuals to support effective workflows.

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

    Education:

  • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to supply chain, business administration, contract/commercial law, or
    another relevant technical field.

    Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant administrative experience in supply chain management or a commercial context is required.

  • Understanding of development and humanitarian work is an advantage.

    Other Skills:

  • Good knowledge of a range of standardized topics, including relevant supply chain processes, partnership mechanisms, rules and regulations related to public sector procurement.

  • Experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP and ability to learn other UNICEF office tools.

  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant supply chain processes and ability to consistently apply relevant policies, procedures and good practices in the daily work.

  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals

  • Ability to use supply related modules within UNICEF ERP system (SAP).

  • Ability to draft clear and concise reports or rationale for supply related decisions on key issues.

    Language Requirements:

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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Supply & Logistics Assistant Jobs in Uganda


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