Logistics Assistant at UNOPS, Amman, Jordan

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Deadline: 4 March 2019

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Assistant in Amman, Jordan.

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The Logistics Assistant is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Logistics Assistant will perform the following functions-

  • Prepare a detailed work plan (Delivery Plan) reflecting on planned delivery dates and ensuring minimal overlapping deliveries.
  • Support the project team in undertaking proper assessment of existing condition of school/ health facilities and the relevant equipment; prepare short report on findings and support it with photos.
  • Oversee the delivery of procured items and/ or equipment at project sites.
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of delivered items and/ or equipment in all project sites in Jordan.
  • Issue Receipt and Acceptance (RIR) reports, get the necessary signatures from the end users and submit it to the Project Manager.
  • Prepare logistical reports, RIR and identify the item for returns; coordinate with the supplier(s) for necessary replacement.
  • Follow up visits to project sites to ensure the quality of delivered items/ equipment and report on any issues to the PM for necessary rectification.
  • Develop and maintain a database for all project locations/ sites and update it on a regular basis.
  • Inform the PM of any issues that may require specific actions and/ or decision making in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the project team on relevant logistical matters to ensure timely implementation of the delivery plan.
  • Under the guidance of the PM and in coordination with the Head of Support Services/ Procurement Unit, arrange customs clearance of imported supplies, materials and equipment, as applicable.
  • Perform any other functions requested by the PM

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

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  • Bachelor’s Degree in (Public Relation, business Administration, Supply chain, logistics, Management or Industrial Engineering).
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive responsible experience in similar positions experience is require
  • Previous experience of working in international organizations is an asse
  • Experience in usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.), advance knowledge of automated procurement systems, experience in handling of web based management systems is highly desirable.
  • Previous logistics experience is required.
  • Fluency in both English and Arabic (written and verbal).

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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