UN Logistics Assistant Job Vacancies – 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 Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: ESB/GJO/LL/010/10-2019
Reports to: Chief of Unit or Logistics Officer
or LogOps Supervisor
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
Logistics Assistant will carry out the following duties:
  • Screen all logistics
    request forms before submission to the LogOps Supervisor.
  • Assist in coordinating the
    required logistics support within the UNESB with different SD (Service
    Delivery) & SCM (Supply Chain Management) sections in support of
    contingents rotations, MEDEVAC, human remains repatriation and VIP visits
    as directed.
  • When tasked, receive
    weekly reports from SD & SCM sections, draft the weekly logistics
    reports and submit it to LogOps Supervisor for review.
  • Coordinate the provision
    of adequate logistics support, under supervision of ESB LogOps Supervisor,
    to authorized staff and entities within the UNESB Area of Responsibility
    (AOR).
  • Liaises with relevant
    divisions/departments (e.g. procurement, accounting) with respect to
    verification and processing of invoices.
  • Maintains contact with
    relevant mission staff with respect to provision, co-ordination,
    monitoring and status of transport services.
  • Follows-up and provides
    updates of ongoing logistics operations and planning as well as
    requisition status on a regular basis.
  • Assists staff within the
    Unit with respect to relevant procedures and practices.
  • Records and monitors
    contract activity. 
  • Organizes, and maintains
    contract files and Unit’s manuals.
  • Maintains and monitors
    relevant databases (e.g. stock levels of various supply items).
  • Generates relevant status
    reports.
  • Performs other duties as
    required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for
    the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
    Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Logistics Assistant job placement should
    hold a High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical or vocational
    certificate in any course related to Administration or Logistics is
    desirable.
  • At least three years
    of  experience in in Logistics
    operations is required.
  • Prior Logistics experience
    with MONUSCO or other UN Agencies is desirable
  • Proficiency
    in encoding of data and in the use of MS Office applications (Excel,
    World, Power point) is desirable.
  • Valid
    national driving license is desirable.
  • Languages:             fluency in oral and written
    English is required. 



Competencies:
  • Professionalism:
    Ability to apply knowledge of various United Nations administrative;
    claims rules and regulations in work situations. 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.
  • Communication: Speaks
    and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets
    messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify
    and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language,
    tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing
    information and keeping people informed.
  • 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;
    Identifies 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 for delivery of products
    or services to client.
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: 26th November 2019
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