Deadline: 18 February 2020
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Officer in Liberia.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Logistics Officer will perform the following functions:-
- Provide technical and advisory support to Ministry of Health (EPI) Liberia on logistics and supply chain management issues.
- Review EPI logistics and Customs Clearance policies, procedures, and processes and advise on best practices.
- Review current logistics functions within the EPI and identify areas of alignment with UNICEF logistics and supply chain activities to strengthen the logistics team on Customs Clearance processes.
- Work closely with EPI Manager, MOH, to provide technical and advisory assistance to strengthen EPI staff capacity on customs clearances of vaccines and related supplies.
- Provide logistics support to EPI staff to ensure the management, clearance, and receipt of all vaccines and related supplies on time.
- Assist in arrangements/coordination of receiving vaccines at their arrival to EPI stores.
- In collaboration with the Cold Chain Specialist, assess the strengths and the weaknesses of the warehouse operation and safety and propose corrective actions to the management.
- Participate in National Supply Chain/MOH planning and review meetings to advise on logistics and supply chain matters and develops supply and logistics components of the country programme.
- Ensure emergency preparedness of supply and logistics for the MOH in line with UNICEF Country Office Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action (CCC).
- In collaboration with the Project Management Team (PMT), ensure that the Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform (CCEOP) is successfully implemented across the country.
- Participate in joint field monitoring and commissioning of Cold Chain Equipment as part of the CCEOP implementation.
Applicants must have:
- First University Degree in Business Administration, Management, Procurement, Supply chain/logistics.
- Demonstrated professional work experience with UN, NGO and UNICEF in Logistics and Supply Chain Management would be an asset.
- Minimum 2 year’s of professional work experience at national and international level in supply chain/logistics management.
- Experience in conducting an assessment, survey, study, and analysis of comprehensive information concerning supply chain processes will be an advantage.
- Fluency in English is a requirement.
- Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.
- Ability to work strategically to realize organizational goals, develop strategies, set clear visions.
- Ability to persuade and influence, negotiate to obtain agreement in win-win situations, promote ideas.
- Ability to network and establish good relations with government partners and other stakeholders.
- Nationality of Liberia.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.