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Logistics Officer NOB, Maiduguri

Programa Mundial de Alimentos

Supply Chain & Procurement

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1 month ago

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Job Description/Requirements

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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ARE YOU...

 Are you a seasoned Logistician interested in further developing your professional experience while contributing to ending global hunger? Are you passionate about helping those in need? Would you like to join a global organization investing in its people. If so, an exciting and fulfilling career awaits you! Join our diverse and passionate team that works on varied and international projects directly contributing to saving; and changing millions of lives around the globe.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced University degree in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFPâs working language, Portuguese.

National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty stationâs language, if different.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

The deadline for applying is the

WHO WE ARE

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a highly prestigious, reputable & worldâs largest humanitarian organization, operating in more than 120 countries and territories, bringing life-saving assistance in emergencies, building pathways to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change and supporting sustainable and resilient livelihoods for a world with zero hunger.

At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.

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WHY JOIN US?

WFP is a 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate  WFP offers a highly inclusive, diverse and multicultural working environment  WFP invests in the personal & professional development of its employees through a range of trainings, accreditation, coaching, mentorship and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunities  A career path in WFP provides an exciting opportunity to work across various country, regional and global offices around the world, and with passionate colleagues who work tirelessly to ensure that effective humanitarian assistance reaches millions of people across the globe We offer an attractive compensation package (please refer to the Terms and Conditions section) 

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are likely to be found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) or Country Offices (COs). In the field, job holders report to the Head of Field Office or Head of Logistics or the designate. In RBs and HQ, job holders report to a more senior Logistics Officer. Job holders operate with a high degree of independence, manage more junior staff to ensure that logistics operations and project objectives are achieved in full. Job holders are heavily involved in dayâto-day activities and analytical work, and are likely to focus on one specific area of logistics (i.e. budget preparation and management, commodity and warehouse management, supply chain, fleet and workshop management, port operation management, logistics cluster and information management) or manage teams within logistics operations to ensure supply chain strategies are implemented.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Contribute towards the development of logistics plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider logistics policies and WFP standards.
2. Support or manage logistics projects or operational activities following standard processes and contributing, directly or indirectly, to the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
3. Collect and analyse data through research and networking with colleagues to recommend actions to senior staff to improve performance of local logistics operations.
4. Conduct regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff to optimise use of available funds.
5. Contribute to consolidation and preparation of operational pipeline planning, and to the management of operational aspects of the supply chain (procurement, shipping, port operation), including checking document and customs clearance readiness, loading and discharging operations and contracting of applicable transport, warehouse and any relevant logistics services.
6. Contribute to supply chain by providing technical support and guidance to other CO unit/ services, divisions, particularly for emergency response.
7. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
8. Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), supporting a WFP-wide view of logistics activities that enables informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
9. Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners for efficient and effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries (e.g. through the design and review of training materials).

0. Identify and build productive relationships with logistics colleagues and staff within the area of assignment to support an integrated approach to food assistance.
11. Follow emergency logistics preparedness practices, participate in preparation of CO Logistics Capacity Assessment (LCA), to ensure WFP are able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
12. Participate in the on-going review of internal processes and procedures and identify ways to increase the day-to-day efficiencies.
13. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.
14. Other as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY REQUIREMENTS

Education:
Advanced University degree in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.


Language:
International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or Portuguese (a WFP working language).

National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty stationâs language, if different.

MORE ABOUT YOU

You have broad knowledge and:

⢠Experience in commercial or humanitarian transportation sectors.
⢠Experience monitoring and reporting on transport and freight market conditions and trends.
⢠Experience in dealing with shipments and clearing imports/exports with customs officials.
⢠Experience coordinating procurement and transportation processes with other units/ teams.
⢠Experience in warehouse and commodity management.
⢠Experience working with corporate systems (databases, software).

WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK

These are the common standards of behaviour that guide  HOW  we work together to accomplish our mission.

Leads by Example with Integrity

Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork Applies Strategic Thinking Builds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships Lives the WFP values and shows  humanity  and  integrity  by role modelling care for others Delivers on  commitments  and adapts readily to change Is  inclusive  and  collaborative , and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth

Demonstrates  commitment  to gather perspectives, analyse options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things

Builds and nurtures external partnerships and  collaborates  with partners to deliver common objectives

Different expectations of behaviour are defined depending on your grade and role/responsibilities within WFP.

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