UN High School Diploma Jobs – Logistics Assistant – 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
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: ESB/GJO/LA/03/08-2020
Grade: GL-5
Reports to: Team Leader
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 be responsible for operations within the Integrated
Warehouse (IW) under the direct supervision of the Integrated Warehouse Team
Manager with the following duties:
Reviews cost estimates for input into budget formulation.
Monitors budget estimates and reports on funding
Maintains, updates and ensures accuracy and completeness
of computer database recording requisition details purchase orders, delivery
and invoice actions. This includes coordinating on delivery schedules,
follow-up and receipt of Receiving and Inspection (R&I) reports,
verification of invoices against R&I reports, recording contract status at
all stages of processes.
Assists in receiving all deliveries of mission supplies and
performs data entry of the Goods Receipt Reports in UMOJA inventory management
system (SAP).
Controls and manages supply related items requisitioning
and delivery.
Monitors and reports on implementation of logistics plans,
including movement and delivery of assets, and assists in stock verification
exercises and physical checks of assets and equipment and update all changes in
electronic inventory (UMOJA/SAP) on regular basis.
Manages and maintains records of the procurement
thresholds set for each contract.
Coordinates on consumables and spare parts consumption
rates and usage patterns.
Assists in the preparation of statistical analysis and
trend analysis of inventories in use and in stock.
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 internal Standard Operations Procedures (SOP).
Maintains supporting files, database and monitors reports.
Prepares routine office correspondence
Records contract actions and monitors activity.
Performs other duties as required.
Familiarizes new staff with respect to work requirements
and applicable UN guidelines and office procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in
the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Logistics
job opportunity should hold a High school
diploma or equivalent. Required
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible
experience of practical logistics operations or related area is required.
Experience in the use of ERP or SAP is desirable.
Languages: fluency in oral and written English
are required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is
Professionalism: Knowledge of the substantive field of
work in the areas of supply chain management, warehousing, inventory
management, distribution, warehouse safety management, as well as related procedures,
practices and environmental standards. Knowledge of and ability to apply UN
rules, regulations, policies and guidelines 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.
Planning and 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 others’
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
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:
Please note that
failure to comply with the below will render your application invalid for this
  • All applicants must apply using a
    Personal History Profile generated from INSPIRA (
    ) as soon as possible
    after the job opening has been posted and well before the deadline stated
    in the job opening.
  • All applications must be accompanied by
    the following which MUST be provided at the time of submission:
  • Signed Personal History Profile (PHP) as
    generated  from INSPIRA (
    ) to generate an
    account and the PHP) submitted as a PDF or JPEG attachment to the
  • Latest performance evaluation report
    (for internal UN Candidates).
  • Copies of other relevant certificates
    and diplomas.
·        Copy
of High school diploma or equivalent.
Email details to: monusco-hrs-recruitment@un.org         
NB: Please
enter the reference of the job opening in the subject line of your e-mail
(Check top of advert for job opening number). Each applicant must bear in mind
that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications will render that
applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening. Initial screening
and evaluation of applications will be conducted based on the information
submitted. Applications cannot be amended following submission.
Deadline: 13th September 2020
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