United Nations World Food Programme Logistics Associate Jobs in Kenya

United Nations World Food Programme Logistics Associate Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • To provide specialized support functions and/or supervise staff performing standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications Desired Experiences for Entry Into the Role

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

  • Language: General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

  • Work experience: At least 5 years work experience in managing a range of warehouse activities including safeguarding of commodities and supplies, and ensuring well-organized warehousing and storage service.

    Other skills and attributes:

  • Experience maintaining corporate systems and running queries on ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.

  • Experience in administering third party service providers’ contracts.

  • Experience in compiling contract documentation.

  • Experience in contract execution.

  • Experience in budget monitoring and reporting.

    Key Accountabilities (Not All-inclusive)

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

  • Coordinate requisitioning and ensure timely delivery of commodities and supplies to authorized partners and destinations.

  • Manage logistics vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.

  • Support gathering market intelligence, vendor assessments (e.g. transporters, retailers) to support vendor selection process.

  • Identify, resolve and/or provide recommendations on specialized queries/requests for support, using initiative and following standard processes, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of enquiries with excellent client service mind-set.

  • Prepare, monitor and revise budget for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.

  • Monitor inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to
    beneficiary.

  • Support oversight for commodity accounting data quality and integrity.

  • Analyze operational pipeline and contribute to assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities, to ensure that supply chain requirements are taken into consideration.

  • Manage documentation processing for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating complex issues to the supervisor.

  • Perform research, collect data and conduct analysis, produce reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory, transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems to enable informed decision-making.

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to support logistics operations management and contribute to effective service delivery.

  • Supervise the work of support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to ensure individual and team objectives are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines for all assistance modalities.

  • Support logistics emergency preparedness and response activities including Logistics Capacity Assessment and Contingency Plan update, to support WFP’s response in emergencies.

    Desired Experiences for Entry Into the Role

  • Experience maintaining corporate systems and running queries on ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.

  • Experience in administering third party service providers’ contracts.

  • Experience in compiling contract documentation.

  • Experience in contract execution.

  • Experience in budget monitoring and reporting.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations World Food Programme Logistics Associate Jobs in Kenya



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