Logistics Assistant at WHO, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Deadline: 25 March 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Assistant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The duration of this post is 1 year.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Logistics Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Coordinate the supply and distribution/delivery of international shipments, monitor and assess quality, quantity and safety of the received goods.
  • Oversee clearance and proper storage of goods and initiate duty exemption requests.
  • Schedule and monitor deliveries by suppliers, clearing agents and organization’s warehouses.
  • Establish and maintain regular contacts with clearing and forwarding agents, customs, UN Agencies, NGOs and Government authorities.
  • Follow up and ensure that goods are promptly delivered to the right recipients and that appropriate receipts are received.
  • Monitor on-going shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims and other data, brief supervisors of any unforeseen problems pertaining to discharge, clearing operations, deliveries, ..etc and recommend solutions / corrective actions.
  • Provide regular and ad hoc reports on the progress and movement of shipments of goods.
  • Ensure that office assets are bar coded and regular physical count is performed.
  • Update and maintain accurate fixed assets and inventories data and reporting.
  • Ensure that the office premises and furniture are kept in proper condition; arrange repair/maintenance when required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of secondary education, supplemented by training in the field of security and/or supply/logistics.
  • Valid driving license.
  • University degree in business administration, logistics management or related field is an asset.
  • At least 3 year’s progressive experience in the field of supply/logistics and/or security.
  • Sound organization skills.
  • Stress and time management skills.
  • Good knowledge of WHO systems, procedures and practices.
  • Intermediate knowledge of English.
  • Expert knowledge of Arabic.
  • Nationality of United Arab Emirates.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.