Deadline: 23 February 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Manager in Monrovia, Liberia.
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:
- 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 EPI Manager and his team – Enhance delivery execution by avoiding run-outs, ensuring compliance with all customs clearance regulations, and providing prompt information on-time deliveries.
- 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.
- Review EPI’s scope of logistics functions and provide recommendations for maximizing efficiency in customs clearances and inbound vaccines and related supplies.
- Review existing storage and distribution practices and provide recommendations.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced 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.
A first-level university degree combined with two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
- Minimum 5 years 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.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.