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Logistics assistant


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Tunis
  • Grade: Volunteer - National Youth - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

UNODC TUN organization mission TBD


This volunteering opportunity is supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in Tunisia in the framework of the initiative launched in partnership with UNV in December 2023 to foster youth and disability inclusion through meaningful and impactful volunteering assignments with the United Nations between 2024 and 2026. The Programs Office in Tunis, operating under the auspices of the regional office for the MENA region, provides technical support to the government in various sectors, including: i) technical support for the development of strategies and programs for the prevention and management of drug use disorders in accordance with international standards, particularly targeting the youth population; ii) combating human trafficking and the illicit trafficking of migrants; iii) supporting the strengthening and modernization of the penitentiary and criminal justice system, notably through technical support for the prevention of recidivism via Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBTs),rehabilitation of children and young people in correctional services, gender responsive correctional services, the Prevention of Violent Extremism, and HIV and transmissible diseases in prisons; iv) through regional programs, provides technical support in the areas of border control, combating cybercrime, and strengthening capacities in criminal analysis and forensic science; v) through global programs, works in collaboration with national partners in the field of Container Control, terrorism prevention, maritime crimes, and research.

Task description

Under the direct supervision of UNODC Head of Office for Tunisia, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: Under the direct supervision of the Head of Office of UNODC Office in Tunis, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: 1) Provide support to ensuring smooth and timely coordination with service providers. This includes: - Assisting in contacting service providers, ensuring clear communication and coordination; - Supporting in obtaining quotes, draft Terms of references, and finalize agreements with sup-pliers for events and projects; - Support in ensuring the fulfillment of all logistical requirements for events and project-related activities; - Helping in managing inventory and the procurement of materials and equipment, ensuring timely availability for all events. - Assisting in the planning and provision of all necessary materials for events, including equip-ment and promotional items; - Providing on-ground support during events, overseeing material deployment, and addressing any logistical challenges that arise. - Collaborating with event organizers to ensure all logistical aspects are handled efficiently. - Assisting in monitoring the use and maintenance of materials and equipment. - Supporting in project and event planning meetings, recording minutes to capture key deci-sions and action items. - Help in distributing minutes to all relevant stakeholders in a timely manner. 2) Perform other functions to support the office and programmes and operations as might be required

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