Deadline: 22 June 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Supply Chain Officer in Bangkok, Thailand. The duration of this post is 6 months.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Supply Chain Officer will perform the following functions:
- Support scoping missions to candidate project countries including coordinating with WFP Country Office (CO) management and national stakeholders as well as socializing the project’s institutional capacity strengthening methodology (see heading ‘B’).
- Coordinate with CO counterparts on all aspects of the regional preparedness project roadmap and country-specific project implementation plans.
- Build and maintain productive partnerships with the CO and support the project officers as they build relationships with in-Country partner organization and national stakeholders.
- Ensure country-level project expenditure remains within upper and lower limits and within project mandate, engaging CO counterparts as necessary.
- Support relevant human resources staff on recruitment aspects and onboarding of project officers.
- Ensure project officers reflect project objectives in country-specific project documents and meet reporting requirements within the defined time frame and to quality standard.
- Remotely support and supervise project officers.
Applicant must have:
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in one or more of science, management, social science, international relations, crisis/ disaster management, emergency preparedness and response or related field, information management, capacity strengthening, teaching.
- Minimum 7 year’s proven professional work experience in programme/project management (in any sector), including minimum 2 year’s progressive experience in management, planning and coordination, as well as monitoring and evaluation of international development and/or humanitarian projects in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Experience working on humanitarian logistics preparedness and/or response, as well as understanding of the IASC cluster system, especially Logistics Cluster, is important.
- Demonstrable relevant knowledge of, and experience working with a systemic Institutional Capacity Strengthening methodology.
- Proven background in seeking out holistic, multi-sectoral approaches.
- Critical thinking skills are necessary.
- Demonstrable knowledge of results-based project management is required.
- Proven skills in working in international teams and managing projects under tight deadlines and resource constraints in an engaging and solution-oriented environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills, good research and analytical skills.
- Excellent in both oral and written communication skills in English.
- Nationality of Thailand.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.