UN Jobs – Supply & Logistics Assistant – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Job Title:    Supply & Logistics

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Logistics
and Supply Manager


About US:

The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.


Job Summary:  The Supply & Logistic Assistant’s impact
directly affects the quality and timeliness of the delivery of a range of
different services for which the unit is accountable. The impact of these services
indirectly affects the timely completion of other processes for clients and
reflects directly on the overall reputation of the supply team in terms of
quality and responsiveness to client needs.


The Supply and
Logistic Assistants’ client interface focuses on the coordination and planning
of routine supply chain activities, including the transportation of goods and
materials, purchase orders, contracts, delivery and payments. These
relationships are important to ensure that deadlines are met and that work
results adhere to regulations, rules and guidelines.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Chain Service Delivery and Response



and inventory management

delivery mechanisms and procurement services

duties/responsibilities:  In
collaboration with supervisor, Supply Division, Regional Office and the global
supply community, provide input to help ensure knowledge exchange and learning
is prioritized to continuously build capacity of individuals and the team.
Develop and facilitate training of newcomers, provide inputs towards
establishment of processes or manuals to support effective workflows.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Supply &
Logistics Assistant job opportunity should have completed secondary education
preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to supply
chain, business administration, contract/commercial law, or another relevant
technical field.

At least
five years of relevant administrative experience in supply chain management or
a commercial context is required.

of development and humanitarian work is an advantage.

knowledge of a range of standardized topics, including relevant supply chain
processes, partnership mechanisms, rules and regulations related to public
sector procurement.

using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP and ability to learn other UNICEF office

understanding of relevant supply chain processes and ability to consistently
apply relevant policies, procedures and good practices in the daily work.

to work in a team environment to achieve common goals

to use supply related modules within UNICEF ERP system (SAP).

to draft clear and concise reports or rationale for supply related decisions on
key issues.

Fluency in
English is required. Knowledge of another UN language or local language of the
duty station is considered as an asset.

Care, Respect,
Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in
Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

: Analyzing (I),
Learning and Researching (I), Planning and organizing (I), Following
Instructions and Procedures (I)


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 candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.




Deadline: 11th February 2021


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