Deadline: 10 May 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Officer NOB in Bamenda, Cameroon. The duration of this post is 12 Months.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Logistics Officer NOB will perform the following functions:
- Contribute towards the development of logistics plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider logistics policies and WFP standards.
- Support logistics operational activities following standard processes and contributing, directly or indirectly, to the effective delivery of food assistance (in kind / cash based transfert) to beneficiaries.
- Collect and analyze data through research and networking with colleagues to recommend actions to senior staff to improve performance of logistics operations.
- Conduct regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff to optimise use of available funds.
- Contribute to consolidation and preparation of operational pipeline planning, and to the management of operational aspects of the supply chain (procurement, shipping, railway operation), including checking document and customs clearance readiness, loading and discharging operations and contracting of applicable transport, warehouse and any relevant logistics services.
- Contribute to supply chain by providing technical support and guidance to other Field office unit/services and the country office.
- Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced University Degree (Master’s II or DESS/DEA) in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or other related field.
- First University Degree with 7 year’s related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
- At least 5 year’s professional experience in commercial or humanitarian transportation sectors.
- Experience in monitoring and reporting on transport and freight market conditions and trends.
- Experience in warehouse and commodity management.
- Experience working with corporate systems (databases, software).
- Experience managing staff and improving performance and has worked with a UN agency would be an asset.
- Experience managing staff and improving performance.
- Knowledge in dealing with shipments and clearing imports/exports with customs officials.
- Ability to coordinate procurement and transportation processes with other units/ teams.
- Fluency (level C) in both English and French language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.