Logistics Assistant at WHO, Mogadishu, Somalia

Deadline: 18 March 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Assistant in Mogadishu, Somalia. 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.
  • 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 5 years 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.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Expert knowledge of Local language.
  • Nationality of Somalia.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.