UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families.
Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects.
UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential to the benefit of a better world.
Brief country context :
Nigeria is a populous country with extremely diverse cultural, demographic and development profiles. The country combines both development and emergency context as there is an ongoing major humanitarian operation in the conflict prone North East.
Economically, the country presents huge potential for leveraging domestic resources (from both public and private sectors) for child-
centered development. Within its capital, Abuja, it hosts the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and a large number of development partners.
Country Typology :
For every child,
Despite substantial efforts to advance children's rights, children still face poverty, disadvantage, and the impact of the crisis
How can you make a difference?
Under the guidance of the Supply Manager, the incumbent will work closely with colleagues in Health Section, Supply Division and the respective Departments of Government of Nigeria to manage all aspects of Procurement Services.
S / he will provide vision, technical leadership and coordination of technical support to regional and country office for strengthening national Cold Chain Logistics and Supply Management systems.
S / he will also work with partners to develop / update the national strategies, tools and guidance on CCL&VM policies, procedures and systems.
and (4) temperature monitoring.
2) where necessary, outsourcing of CCL&VM functions to improve efficiency and effectiveness; (3) developing alternative strategies to get vaccines from the national port to communities in the field.
S / he will work as part of the proposed UNICEF / WHO CCL Hub and with close engagement of other partners globally and in the field and will provide support in countries beyond those specified here, as per need of the program.
1. Efficient implementation of PS projects and transactions
2. Efficient management of PS large & complex requests and PS projects
3. Regular monitoring of PS transactions and operational support to other centres in Supply Division (SD) and COs to address the bottlenecks and gaps
4. PS requests timely screened and logged in line with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
5. Efficient management of PS warehouse orders
financing; delivery and utilization of UNICEF supplies and equipment; coordinate with the Supply Division, Copenhagen, on supply policy and / or activities.
and provide support through ROs and COs to implement at country level. Interacts with relevant teams at country level to develop a plan of action for building a CCL&VM system for polio vaccines prioritizing on polio endemic countries.
3) transport; and (4) temperature monitoring.
Provides support, as needed, in undertaking the Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessment; and in developing and implementing the EVM-
based Improvement Plan. On-going review of the tools and methods in the vaccine management for refining and improving them.
5) Participates in the preparation of all programme reports for management, Board, donors, budget reviews, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have
4 years in developing countries
For every Child, you demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The technical competencies required for this post are .
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Tue Aug 07 2018 11 : 00 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT) W. Central Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Aug 22 2018 18 : 55 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT)