Fresher UN Logistics Assistant Jobs – United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Job Title:     Logistics Assistant
Organization: United
Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: ESB/GJO/LL/006/5-2018
About US:
Following the
signing of the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in July 1999 between the Democratic
Republic of the Congo (DRC) and five regional States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda,
Uganda and Zimbabwe) in July 1999, the Security Council established the United
Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by
its resolution 1279 of 30 November 1999, initially to plan for the observation
of the ceasefire and disengagement of forces and maintain liaison with all
parties to the Ceasefire Agreement. Later in a series of resolutions, the
Council expanded the mandate of MONUC to the supervision of the implementation
of the Ceasefire Agreement and assigned multiple related additional tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within
Delegated authority, the Logistic Assistant is responsible for the following
  • Responds to internal inquiries from
    section personnel and clients or refers them to appropriate
  • Assists in receiving all deliveries of
    mission supplies.
  • Assists in the preparation of
    requisitions/services entry sheets and enters applicable systems data to
    initiate requisition process.
  • Records logistics activity and contract
  • Assists in conducting physical
    inspection and quality control of the UNITED NATIONS property to ensure
    that all items are accounted for and in serviceable conditions.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate and
    auditable property records in electronic inventory management systems for
    property control and accountability in line with the administrative
    instructions guidelines manuals and SOPs.
  • Assists in the preparation of material
    request orders for transfer of assets.
  • Updates relevant database (e.g. stock
    levels of various supply items, asset holdings, logistics project
  • Assists in the generation of status
    reports and Other reports on various transport and logistics matter as
  • Assists the supervisor in efficient
    management accountability of property control in accordance with the UN
    regulations and rules manuals and relevant guidance. Effective tracking
    monitoring and reporting of all inventory transactions and property
    management related activities.
  • Maintains contract files, office
    correspondence, and Unit’s files and manuals.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of
    the Congo (MONUSCO) Logistics Assistant job placement should hold a High
    school diploma or equivalent is required 
  • At least two years of progressively
    responsible experience of practical field logistics operations, supply
    chain operations or related area is required.
  • Familiarity with Logistics SOPs,
    Mission/Section and Unit guidelines, ST/AIs and Umoja processes are
  • Experience in good computer skills,
    including: Word Processing, Excel, is required.
  • Knowledge in SAP/Umoja, Galileo and
    Business Object Applications are desirable.
  • Languages: English and French are the working
    languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised,
    fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official United Nations
    language is an advantage.
Personal Competencies:
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of the Organization’s rules
    and regulations as they pertain to supply, purchasing and logistics.
    Demonstrated use of initiative and ability to make appropriate linkages in
    work requirements and anticipate next steps. Shows pride in work and in
    achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject
    matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing
    deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than
    personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or
    challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for
    incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of
    women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are
    consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and
    assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount
    of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for
    contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as
    necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues
    to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing other
    ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda
    before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group
    decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
    shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility
    for team shortcomings.
NB: The
United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations
does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with
the following documents:
  • The United Nations Personal History form
    ; This should be
  • Proof of required academic certificates
    i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
  • Latest performance evaluation reports /
The applicants with
the completed documents are strongly encouraged to apply via e-mail and must
include the Vacancy Announcement Number (check beginning of this advert) and
Job Title to:
Deadline: 17th June 2018
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