Logistics Assistant

World Health Organisation (WHO)

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World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Objectives of The Programme

  • The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to (a) the reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine-preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines and (b) the strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Description of Duties

Under the overall supervision of the Operations Officer and the functional guidance of the Technical Officer for Operations, the incumbent will perform the following functions: 

  • Maintain an up to date record of all EPI fixed assets and attractive items. Supervise physical verification of fixed assets and generate collated quarterly reports from zonal logistics assistants. Maintain custody of fixed assets barcodes and accept assets in GSM while barcoding. Generate annual fixed assets movement cards based on the WHO e-manual XIII.
  • Provide guidance on the handling of non-functional equipment and assist with arrangements for proper disposal Conduct logistics function at the country office pertaining to the office and official residences maintenance and management.
  • Following up with relevant Government counterpart for transactions relating to the premises.Support verification of radio and satellite communication equipment for tracking and billing in close consultation with radio room and radio technicians.
  • Liaise regularly with zonal and state offices to monitor operations activities and report on vehicle, staff movement, facilities maintenance and security-related matters from zones.
  • Regularly assess logistics needs for zonal and state offices and summarize recommendations for implementation.
  • Prepare a monthly report to the Operations Officer on Logistic activities across the country including fixed assets, facilities maintenance and movement of stocks, office consumables and office equipment.
  • Prepare monthly inventory report with indicative analysis giving recommendations on the need for replacement and/or purchase of additional equipment Provide logistics support for upcoming logistics requirements as may be required.
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirement:

  • Essential: Completion of secondary education; preferably supplemented by a technical/ self-studies or university degree.
  • Desirable: University degree in Engineering or Management studies.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least eight years working experience in operations and logistics with a complex and diverse work environment, preferably an international organization
  • Desirable: At least 2 years' experience in inventory and ware house management.

Skills:

  • Very good understanding of operations and logistics in a complex work environment Excellent knowledge of fixed asset management

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Producing results

Use of Language Skills

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Remuneration

WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 8,200,887 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Note

  • The deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.

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Summary

Company

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev and Logistics / Transportation

Job Type

Contract

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years