Deadline: 30 April 2016
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Specialist in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Logistics Specialist will support the development of country-level in-country logistics management strategies with direct impact on programme results.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Logistics Specialist will perform the following functions-
- Provide technical and business process support on VISION warehouse module.
- Provide support to country offices through regular monitoring and analysis of UNICEF controlled inventory held in country and regional offices warehouses.
- Act as focal point for Supply Manual chapters related to in-country logistics and warehouse management.
- Coordinate and monitor the year-end inventory count of UNICEF country offices in collaboration with DFAM.
- Participate in planning, organizing and conducting in-country logistics training programmes and knowledge sharing events for UNICEF country offices, governments and other partners.
- Contribute to documentation and/or publication of empirical case studies, best practices, and lessons learned about in-country logistics management.
- Contribute to the maintenance of a roster of logistics specialists among the UNICEF Supply Community and relevant external partners.
- Participate in field missions for specific technical assistance when required.
- Any other duties or assignments as requested by the supervisor.
Applicants must have-
- Master’s degree, preferably in the area of Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Engineering, or related field, is required.
- Minimum five (5) years of relevant and progressively responsible work experience in a professional capacity in warehouse, logistics and supply chain management in the public or private sector, is required.
- Work experience in international setting and/or development cooperation, including from humanitarian emergency responses is desirable.
- Work experience in applying warehouse and inventory management systems/software and supply tracking tools (e.g. bar-coding, GPS) is also an advantage.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of a second UN language (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is considered an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.