Deadline: 9 May 2016
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Field Logistics Officer in Sierra Leone.
The Field Logistics Officer will support the District Health Management Teams (DHMTs), hospitals, Peripheral Health Units (PHUs), District Medical Stores and provide support to Programme activities in the districts.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Field Logistics Officer will perform the following functions-
- Provide oversight, technical and operational support, advice, supervise, and provide logistic support to the staff of the DHMT, hospitals and PHU’s to effectively and efficiently manage the receipt, storage, and, distribution all Ebola, anti- malarial and FHC commodities.
- Supervise the receipt of supplies from CMS into the DMS ensuring correct documentation and proper inventory management.
- Provide oversight that the correct quantity and quality of supplies according to the approved district distribution plan are sent from DMS’s to PHU’s and that all Channel invoice (as may require) and UNICEF waybills, stores stock cards, gate passes are correctly filled in and given to the right party.
- Report on the condition of warehouses and stores in the following aspects: are maintained in good order; accurate inventory records for receipt and distribution; and correct stacking and storage of supplies. Any discrepancies or problems to be reported to DHMT and the UNICEF Logistics Specialist.
- Support DHMT, distribution planning from DMS to PHU and sharing with the same with Logistics Specialist for transport planning and routing for distribution of FHC commodities, submit request in a timely and accurate manner and correct format to Supply and Logistics Section.
- Manage transporter during loading and distribution with reporting of any incident’s to Supply Unit.
- Develop a comprehensive monitoring plan of commodities, storage, record keeping and LMIS with DHMT including visits to PHU’s and District Hospitals. Undertake monthly monitoring with reporting in the LMIS monitoring tools/ Tracer Medicine Check list. Compile aggregated report on sites visited for submission to UNICEF Logistics Specialist.
Applicants must have-
- Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply and Procurement Management or Pharmacy.
- Five years’ experience in warehousing and stores management.
- Fluency in English and literate in MS Excel and MS Word applications.
- Some knowledge of Logistics Management Information Systems will be an added advantage.
- Nationality of Sierra Leone.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.