Deadline: 3 June 2023
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Assistant in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The duration of this post is 24 months.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Logistics Assistant will perform the following functions:
- Maintain an up to date record of all WHO fixed assets and attractive items.
- Supervise physical verification of fixed assets and generate collated quarterly reports from zonal logistics assistants. Maintain custody of fixed assets barcodes and accept assets in GSM while barcoding.
- Generate annual fixed assets movement cards based on the WHO e-manual XIII.
- Provide guidance on handling of non-functional equipment and assist with arrangements for proper disposal
- Conduct logistics function at the country office pertaining to office and official residences maintenance and management.
- Following up with relevant Government counterpart for transactions relating to the premises.
- Support verification of radio and satellite communication equipment for tracking and billing in close consultation with radio room and radio technicians.
- Liaise regularly with zonal and state offices to monitor operations activities and report on vehicle, staff movement, facilities maintenance and security related matters from zones.
- Regularly assess logistics needs for zonal and state offices and summarize recommendations for implementation.
- Prepare a monthly report to the Operations Officer on Logistic activities across the country including fixed assets, facilities maintenance and movement of stocks, office consumables and office equipment.
Applicants must have:
- Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training in accounting, engineering and asset management.
- University degree in Engineering or Management studies.
- At least 5 years working experience in operations and logistics with a complex and diverse work environment, preferably an international organization.
- Very good understanding of operations and logistics in a complex work environment.
- Excellent knowledge of fixed asset management and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds
- Excellent knowledge of English.
- Knowledge of Local Language(s).
- Working knowledge of French or another WHO official language would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.