Deadline: 22 June 2016
United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Manager in Erbil, Iraq.
The Logistics Manager will manage the supply and logistics operations of a complex nature with significant impact on programme delivery, services, supply and logistic, processes and systems, requiring advanced professional technical mastery and expertise in support of operations and programme objectives.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Logistics Manager will perform the following functions-
- Responsible for logistics/supply planning through coordination with Operations/Programme Sections.
- Provide technical advice on specifications, supply and logistics arrangements facilitating cost-effective efficient procurement, customs clearance, inventory management and distribution of supplies and equipment, in support of the country programme implementation.
- Establish and maintain contacts with the Supply Division in Copenhagen on supply procurement and shipping policies.
- Interprets and advises the country office on policies and procedures impacting on offshore and local procurement and delivery.
- Plan, design and conduct training for UNICEF’s staff/consultants and counterparts in supply management, customs clearance, distribution and inventory management of supplies and equipment in order to maximize supply delivery.
- Conduct local procurement through issuance of tenders, bid adjudication and contract management.
- Conduct market research, identify and recommend potential local suppliers.
- Monitor and assess supply operations and control mechanisms and advises on appropriate actions to take.
- Coordinate with the Programme Section on supply planning, providing technical advice on procurement specifications and supply administration as well as providing advice on supply requirements in the development of the supply component of the Country Programme.
- Provide advice to the Country Office, Government and implementing partners on offshore and/or local procurement policies and procedures, delivery and utilization of UNICEF supplies and equipment.
- Coordinate with the Supply Division, Copenhagen, on supply policy and/or activities.
Applicants must have-
- Advanced university degree in Business Administration, Management, International Economics, Engineering, International Development, Contract/commercial Law or specialization in directly related areas including credited courses in supply, logistics, purchasing or contracting.
- Equivalent educational qualification in relevant areas (transport or logistics operations/management, supply management, etc.).
- First University degree (Bachelor’s Degree) in the above fields of studies, combined with 2 additional years of relevant work experience, may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
- 8 years of relevant professional work experience.
- Both national and international work experience in supply, logistics, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other related fields.
- Work experience in emergency duty station.
- Fluency in English and another UN language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.