Deadline: 27 January 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Supply & Logistics Specialist in Dakar, Senegal.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Supply & Logistics Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Provide support to UNICEF Country Offices remote and on-site technical support and guidance for supply chain strengthening.
- Ensure the strengthening of proper management of UNICEF supplies at Country Office and regional level including effective monitoring systems of the movement of supplies in in alignment with corporate systems related procedures and practices.
- Conduct and participate in rapid emergency assessment and evaluation missions, as required, and actively participate in common logistics efforts.
- Under the Supervision of the Regional Supply Chief, monitor and, when needed, manage the activities of the regional Supply hubs (Call forwards of supplies, replenishment processes, performance monitoring) and related services (forwarding, UNHRD, transport).
- Contribute to the development, adjustment, stabilization and roll-out of planning and monitoring tools at regional and CO level as well as sound data analysis practices.
- Promote the utilization of good information management and data analysis tools at regional level, including RUTF pipeline monitoring.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree (Master’s) in business administration, management, economics, international economics, engineering, international development, supply chain management, supply, logistics, procurement, purchasing, contract/commercial Law or a directly related field(s) is required.
- Professional certification (CSCP, CSCM, CPSM, SCMP etc.) from an accredited supply management institution, in conjunction with a relevant first-level university degree (Bachelor’s), may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree.
- University Degree (Bachelor’s) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with 7 years of relevant work experience in supply, logistics, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields, may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree (Master’s).
- 5 year’s of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply, logistics, warehousing, procurement, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other related technical fields is required.
- Work experience in emergency duty station is considered an asset.
- Work experience with SAP data management experience is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English and French (written & verbal) is required.
- Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.