Deadline: 31 May 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Logistician in Djibouti, Djibouti. The duration of this post is 6 months.
The Logistician will provide technical support mainly to the Emergency & Humanitarian Action (EHA) team in Strengthening procurement and supply chain management systems.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Logistician will perform the following functions-
- Support the Medical Supply Unit, Ministry of Health, in monitoring goods received, facilitating customs clearance and distributing supplies to affected districts.
- Liaise and proactively follow-up on orders to HQ, Regional Office, and local suppliers on international shipments, including initiating all necessary actions and coordinating re-export of equipment, obtaining customs and port authorities clearances.
- Develop, initiate and maintain procedures for the general operations and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
- Maintain effective compliance communication for the Office, including new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
- Collaborate closely with the local Ministry of Health, UN Agencies and NGO present in the field in setting up stock control mechanisms, in particular developing and supervising the implementation of effective storage, ongoing inventory, transportation of supplies, as well as to facilitate a comprehensive compilation of all heath sector goods.
- Monitor the performance of the stock control mechanisms and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
- Manage WHO stocks and warehouses, including inventory, stock control mechanisms, and reception and transportation of supplies.
- Monitor and report regularly to the Logistician in charge and Emergency Operations Manager, drawing their attention to needs, gaps and problems, and proposing remedial actions, including drafting guidelines for improved processes.
Applicants must have-
- University degree in public or business administration, logistic management, engineering or a relevant combination in areas such as transport, supply and administration.
- 5 years of combined experience at national & international levels in managing logistics and/or supply operations in military, commercial or international organizations/institutions in the field or developing countries, including some experience in database development or management.
- Experience or knowledge of WHO mandate and goals in Health Action in Crises or experience in UN organizations/agencies.
- Experience or knowledge of import/export and customs administration an asset.
- Excellent knowledge of English.
- Good knowledge of another WHO official language a definite asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.