Deadline: 31 January 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Officer (Cold Chain) in Denmark.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Logistics Officer (Cold Chain) will perform the following functions:
- Partner with UNICEF logistics delivery teams, manufacturing plants, receiving operations, logistics service providers, global freight forwarders and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products are shipped and handled in a compliant and efficient manner according to all regulations and UNICEF quality standards.
- Support in investigation in-transit temperature deviations and in quality control personnel with quality assessments to expedite product release.
- Assessment may be based on temperature logger data, temperature-controlled trailer readings or other available evidence of product temperature during transportation.
- Support in investigation in-transit temperature deviations and related issues with logistics service providers and global freight forwarders to improve temperature control on transportation lanes based on root cause analysis and the implementation of CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) to prevent reoccurrence.
- Assist in leading inspections and audits of transportation facilities to ensure compliance with UNICEF procedures and relevant pharmaceutical regulation.
- Co-leads regular operations review meetings with regional and global suppliers, in cooperation with logistics delivery leads, to drive temperature-control compliance in storage and distribution.
- Co-responsible for designing and executing change management strategies for projects and transactional activities, as defined by UNICEF standard operating procedures.
- Contribute in developing documentation, such as standard operating procedures and technical guidelines, on the transportation and handling of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products for use by operations teams and other stakeholders.
- Provide training to operations teams and other stakeholders on the transportation and handling of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree (Bachelor’s or higher) in business, project management, supply chain management, transportation, logistics or international commerce or related field is required.
- 2 year’s of professional experience in pharma transport or supply chain management is required.
- Experience and knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment, preferably in supply chain management.
- Experience of writing technical and other documentation, such as standard operating procedures, for use by operations teams and other stakeholders.
- Experience of developing and running training programs and seminars for technical and non-technical personnel.
- Experience of shipping pharmaceutical products that must be stored at -70°C is an advantage.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of another UN language (French, Russian, Arabic, Chinese or Spanish) is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.