JOB TITLE : Logistics Assistant
TYPE OF CONTRACT AND GRADE :
UNIT / DIVISION : Supply Chain
DUTY STATION (City, Country) :
DURATION : 12 months
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT :
WFP Supply Chain supports beneficiaries in the northeast of Nigeria on a monthly basis through the Programme unit by implementing the Supply Chain components of food distribution to the people we serve.
Upstream unit of the supply chain plays a major role in ensuring adequate quantity of food is delivered to WFP extended delivery points in the North East to ensure monthly food distribution requirements are met.
While the unit’s staff strength is currently inadequate to effectively carry out required operation planning, coordination and monitoring tasks, there is a clear need for a logistics staff with a strong technical background in Supply Chain Management to be added to support CO staff in this unit.
Listed below are some of the key support that will be required from the proposed position.
Under the direction supervision of the Deputy Head of Supply Chain, the incumbent will perform the following responsibilities :
ACCOUNTABILITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES :
Any other duty assigned to me by my supervisor.
DELIVERABLES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT :
Maintain Local Purchase Food Supply Status document and contribute to the Global Commodity Management Facility (GCMF) Stock Priority Purchase & Conversion Process with Budget & Programming that ensures timely Sales Order processing.
Improve supply chain operation visibility by contributing to the establishment of an Upstream Logistics Operation Report and Dashboard for management update and decision making.
University degree in Supply Chain, Shipping, Logistics, Engineering, and Accountant.
Three or more years of progressively responsible work experience in operations and logistics with at least three years related to Supply Chain Management at any commercial or national / international humanitarian organization.
Knowledge & Skills : Languages :
Analytical and conceptual work in support of strategy design and implementation. Coordination of supply chain activities across functions and with external partners.
Experience with process improvement and performance management.
Proficiency in Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to write accurately and concisely.
Ability to work in a multicultural environment with sound interpersonal and communications skills.
Fluency (level C) in English language
Deadline : 15th September 2021