United Nations UNICEF Fresher Careers – Supply & Logistics Officer

Organisation: United
Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Grade: P2
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Supply
UNICEF, the United Nations
Children’s Fund, is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights
of every child are realized.  Uganda is
one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to
overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination
place in a child’s path.
Job Summary: The Supply
& Logistics Officer will support the Supply Manager in the procurement,
distribution and monitoring of UNICEF’s supplies, in support of the Country
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports
    in the implementation of the supply component of the Country Programme,
    including a system for the procurement and distribution of supplies to all
    project sites.
  • Regularly
    interacts with the Programme Section in the preparation of appropriate
    documents: Supply plans, distribution plans, TORs, supply / contracts
    requisitions, tenders documents and purchase orders, etc.; according to
    procurement specifications, UNICEF Financial Rules and Regulations, SD
    Manual, and all other applicable procurement procedures.
  • Carry
    out local procurements, as required. Prepares RFQ/ITB/RFP invitations to
    potential suppliers, evaluates quotations, clarifies offers and negotiates
    with suppliers as appropriate. Makes recommendations for finalization of
    purchases, adjudicates offers. Prepares and defends submission to CRC.
    Drafts contracts and long terms arrangements.
  • Support
    the Supply Manager with logistics planning, and arrangements facilitating
    efficient clearance, storage and distribution of supplies and equipment to
    end-users from ports of entry and warehouses. When required, maintains
    contact with customs officials, follows up on preliminary supply clearance
    documentations to facilitate timely customs clearance of supplies and
    equipment, in keeping with established protocol.
  • Actively
    monitors supplier’s performance and market developments. Undertakes field
    visits to project sites and sub-offices to inventory and monitor supply
    inputs. Proposes corrective actions to improve logistical procedures.
  • Identifies
    training needs and develops training activities in supply management for
    UNICEF’s staff/consultants and counterparts, designed to improve supply
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned United Nations UNICEF Supply &
    Logistics Officer should hold a University degree in Business
    Administration, Management, Law or a related technical field.
  • At
    least two years of professional work experience in supply/logistics
    management at the national and international levels.
  • Excellent
    analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Possess
    the ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions.
  • Ability
    to work analytically on several project simultaneously and meet short
  • Ability
    to establish harmonious work-relationships with colleagues in an
    international and multicultural environment.
  • Possess
    the ability to supervise and direct a team of support staff.
  •  Ability to implement training.
Core Values (Required): Commitment; Diversity and Inclusion;
Core Competencies (Required): Communication; Drive for Result; Working With
Functional Competencies
Applying Technical
Expertise; Following Instructions and Procedures; Planning and Organizing;
How to Apply:
ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be
UNICEF is committed to gender
equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply.
  • The
    applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well
    as the most recent performance evaluation report.
  • If
    applications are sent by email, please clearly indicate the position
    applied for and use this order to name your file attachments:
    Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_MukasaP11 or
    Gold_MukasaCV or Gold_ MukasaApplication.
    is a smoke free environment.
  • Only
    short listed candidates will be contacted.
All candidates who desire to
work in the prestigious United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
(UNICEF) in the above position should send their resume to:
Human Resource Specialist,
UNICEF Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9, George Street,
P.O. Box 7047, Kampala-Uganda.
Via email to:
Deadline: 22nd December, 2014
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