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International Consultant: Cold Chain and Logistics specialist

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2021-05-17

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to hire a international consultant to work as Cold Chain and Logistics specialist. The consultant will work under the UNICEF health and nutrition section. If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in Cambodia, UNICEF would like to hear from you.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

For every child, vaccines

UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at

How can you make a difference?

The international Cold Chain and Logistics (CCL) consultant will provide remote support to and work closely with UNICEF’s national consultants that are already in place to support Government on supply chain management, and in particular CCL for COVID-19 vaccines. The CCL consultant will provide technical oversight, guidance, quality assurance and support data analysis to identify CCL gaps, priority actions and recommended solutions, in line with global guidelines, reporting requirements and best practices. This includes, supporting MOH in the implementation of relevant CCL priorities in the EVMA improvement plan.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

- An Advanced University Degree in one or more of the following areas; Supply Chain Management, Cold Chain / Logistics or equivalent, Health
- Minimum of five years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in Immunization logistics and Supply Chain management in a developing country is required.
- Experience working in the UN system agency or organization is an asset. Familiarity with emergency response is an asset
- Fluency in English is required
- Strong communication, written and presentation skills
- Strong data analysis and management skills is an asset
- Ability to work well with others

Please find the details term of reference for this assignment  Download File Term of References (CCL).pdf

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. This international consultancy is home based providing remote support to the UNICEF Cambodia country office.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual  Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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