Entry Level UN Assistant Supply Officer Jobs – United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Organization: United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of
the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Job Opening Number: ESB/JO/LL/007/03-2019
Reports to: Chief
of integrated Warehouse Unit
Grade: NOA
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 Assistant
Supply Officer will carry out the following duties:
  • Provides support to senior staff with respect to the provision of
    support service contracts.
  • Examines criteria for contract proposal evaluation
  • Provides background information on contractor’s claims to facilitate
    the full evaluation of such claims.
  • Carries out preliminary examination of OIOS reports and prepares
    background information needed for reply.
  • Examines contract payment data from missions to ensure contracts are
    operating within specifications.
  • Ensures that appropriate action is taken with respect to the
    formulation of service contracts. ~ Assists in the overall receipt and
    processing of mission shipments on a dailbasis.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records with respect to all
    equipment and stores received, stored and distributed by the mission.
  • Reviews delivery manifests and purchase orders tor accuracy and
    completeness, undertakes appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Assists in the preparation of Receiving and inspection(R%l) reports
    for submission to Procurement Unit.
  • Monitors procurement cases.
  • Performs any other related work as required



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre
    Entebbe (RSCE) Assistant Supply Officer job placement should hold an
    Advanced university degree (Masters degree or equivalent) in operations
    and supply chain management, logistics, business
    administration/management, warehousing or related field is required.
  • A first level university degree in combination with a minimum of 2
    years’ experience in operations and supply chain management, logistics,
    business administration/ management, warehousing may be accepted in lieu
    of the advanced university degree.
  • One year of experience in supply services, administration, logistics
    or related area is required.
  • In case of a Bachelor’s Degree a minimum of two (2) years
    progressively responsible experience supply services, administration,
    logistics or related area is required.
  • Experience in good computer skills, including: Word Processing,
    Excel, is required.
  • Knowledge in SAP/Umoja, Galileo and Business Object Applications is
    desirable.
  • Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required.  Knowledge of another official United
    Nations language is an advantage.
Competencies:
  • Professionalism:
    Knowledge of supply operations, contract management, furnishing all types
    of supplies, equipment, material, property and certain services and
    receiving and inspecting supplies upon arrival and/or related fields.
    Ability to research and analyze data. 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;
    identities 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.
  • Client Orientation:
    Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and
    seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; Establishes and maintains
    productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;
    identities clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;
    Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment
    to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of
    progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline tor delivery of products
    or services to client.
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
    (P-11), Download Here;
    This should be signed
  • Proof of required academic certificates
    i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
  • Latest performance evaluation reports /
    appraisals
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: rsce2-recruitment@un.org
Deadline: 7th April 2019
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