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Logistics Associate, G-6, Qamishli, Syria #120153 (Temporary Appointment, 6 months)

Qamishli

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Qamishli
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: 2022-06-28

The Logistics Associate, provides a broad range of transactional, procedural and administrative tasks in support of the efficient supply, procurement and logistics of the country office, ensuring timely and efficient output that is in compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, whilst demonstrating the capacity to research, adapt and evaluate irregular cases, and also to recommend improvements to process delivery and design.

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.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Hope

UNICEF Qamishli Field Office is operating in three governorates of Al Hassakeh, Ar Raqqa and Eastern rural of Deir-ez-Zor providing life-saving assistance for the most vulnerable population in cooperation with many of local & international NGOs. The huge number of incoming shipments and received supplies procurement applied extra burden on the Operations staff which required additional support to ease the workload and ensure timely and quality delivery of services.

Find out how UNICEF programmes drive change for children and young people every day, in Syria by visiting this: www.unicef.org/syria 

How can you make a difference?

The Logistics Associate, provides a broad range of transactional, procedural and administrative tasks in support of the efficient supply, procurement and logistics of the country office, ensuring timely and efficient output that is in compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, whilst demonstrating the capacity to research, adapt and evaluate irregular cases, and also to recommend improvements to process delivery and design. In order to implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities, the Logistics Associate main will work in the warehouses in order to implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities, the below tasks are expected to be carried out but not limited:

  • Developing the transport planning for UNICEF supplies, planning and supervising on a day-to-day basis the Warehouse and Stock Management activities, ensuring compliance with UNICEF standards, protocols, and standard operating procedures (SOPs),
  • conduct warehouse and inventory management activities, maintain shipments docs & perform logistics transactions in VISION system for supplies received and dispatched to/from UNICEF WH in Qamishli.
  • Conduct a low value procurement process at the hub level, and support in some tasks of the high value procurement that occur at the Country Office level.

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

  • Completion of secondary school education is required, preferably supplemented by courses/certifications, technical or university courses related to supply chain, procurement or logistics, business administration, contract/commercial law, or another relevant technical field.      
  • Minimum 6 years of progressively responsible administrative and/or supply-related work experience (procurement, supply or logistics) is required.
    Familiarity with UNICEF, UN supply procedures and systems is an asset.
    Understanding of development and humanitarian work is an asset.
  • Proficiency in English and fluency in local language of the duty station is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Builds and maintains partnerships (Level 1) 
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (Level 1) 
  • Drive to achieve results for impact (Level 1) 
  • Innovates and embraces change (Level 1) 
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (Level 1) 
  • Thinks and acts strategically (Level 1) 
  • Works collaboratively with others (Level 1) 

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, suitable women candidates will receive preferential consideration and selection, as long as they meet the eligibility requirements stated above.

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.

Remarks:

This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Temporary Appointment for 6 months

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