UNDP Logistics Associate Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNDP Logistics Associate Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia looking for “Logistics Associate”.

Applicants with a High School Diploma may apply on or before 27th April, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations agency tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. The UNDP emphasizes developing local capacity towards long-term self-sufficiency and prosperity. Based at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, it is the largest UN development aid agency, with offices in 177 countries. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states.

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 13th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Logistics Associate to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

To provide logistical support to all security related aspects of UNDSS Field Operations to include Staff, premises, vehicles, and assets. The incumbent is supervised by a Field Security Coordination Officer who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance.

  • Under the direct supervision of the Field Security Coordination Officer (FSCO), the Logistics Associate will perform the following duties:
  • Provide specialized support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and contributing, directly or indirectly, to the effective delivery of security related logistical requirements to all UNDSS locations countrywide.
  • 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 (i.e., 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 (i.e. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating complex issues to the supervisor.
  • 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 UNDSS’s response in emergencies.
  • Provide assistance as appropriate with the host government security organizations, vendors, and/or personnel, including national and local provincial authorities, military, and police officers, as well as non-governmental organizations and other non-State actors in the area of operation to provide any and all logistical support.
  • In coordination with his supervisor, communicates information on logistical requirements to the heads of United Nations agencies and provides advice and modality of providing logistical support.
  • Maintains regular contacts with national and local provincial authorities, military, and police officers, as well as non-governmental organizations, other non-State actors and UN agencies to provide logistical support of UNDSS.
  • Provide technical and logistical assistance for all UNDSS meetings, trainings, and events.
  • Identifies the logistical needs and requirements of UNDSS countrywide and assists with identifying vendors, obtaining quotations, and advising/assisting with having the procured requirements delivered to where they are required.
  • Ensures that vendors are authorized to conduct vehicle servicing for UNDSS and initiates the registration process for unregistered but potential service providers.
  • Liaising with UNDP to ensure that fuel coupons and/or the provision of fuel is readily provided to all areas where UNDSS has a presence and works with other UN Agencies to ensure that the provision of fuel is provided in areas not available locally through the creation of Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Logistics Associate
  • Job Identification: 17392
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 12/04/2024, 16:19
  • Apply Before: 27/04/2024, 09:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: G6
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Management
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is required.

Experience:

  • 6 years relevant experience for High school diploma and 3 years relevant experience for University Degree in Business Administration or Logistics.
  • Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO, is desirable.

Language:

  • Fluency in English with effective written and oral communication skills required.
  • Fluency in the local language of duty station is required.

How to Apply UNDP Logistics Associate Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it fully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/17392

The Closing Date: 27th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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