United Nations - World Food Programme - Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya

United Nations - World Food Programme - Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

    • Coordinate all external logistics service provision activities;

    • Support the roll out of the new WFP service provision platform being piloted in Somalia;

    • Coordinate, organize, and chair the Somalia Logistics Working Group;

    • Identify and build productive relationships and partnerships with UN agencies, NGOs, governments and the private sector to share knowledge and resources and ensure coordinated delivery of food assistance;

    • Provide overall operations coordination support and follow up actions for WFP logistics;

    • Contribute to consolidation and preparation of innovative logistics solutions/systems, initiatives, and other food systems projects and operations design and planning.

    • Improve information management across all logistics activities;

    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Education

  • Advanced university degree in transport economics, supply chain, logistics, engineering, business management, international relations, or other related
    fields.

    Experience

  • At least six years of professional experience including direct involvement in humanitarian logistics, service provision, partnership engagement, and experience working in remote and hardship locations.

    Language

  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.

    Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in commercial or humanitarian logistics sectors;

  • Knowledge in coordinating logistics processes with other units/ teams;

  • Experience in logistics inter-agency coordination;

  • Proficiency in using various information management systems, databases and software;

  • Hands-on relevant experience in the UN or INGOs is desirable.

    How to Apply

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


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