UN Careers – Senior Logistics Associate – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Job Title:       Senior Logistics Associate
Organisation: United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Support Services
Officer (Logistics)
Vacancy Code:
VA/2017/B5001/13233
About UNOPS:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to
expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace
building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in
need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS
vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet
world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN
organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other
development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to
results on the ground.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Offer support and ensure efficient logistics and
asset management services, focusing on achievement of the following results:
·        
Assist in the implementation of a coherent
logistical supply system in accordance with UNOPS PSC and mission systems
·        
Provide support in management of the movement of
personnel and equipment as required by the ESB.
·        
Carry out logistical services in accordance with
UNOPS, ESB and mission rules and regulations.
·        
Support management of all incoming and outgoing
cargo
·        
Maintain the asset management inventory in line
with UNOPS PSC Asset Management Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
·        
Update asset information on the oneUNOPS asset
management module
·        
Manage the vehicle pool for providing
transportation services as required by the office, and to meet logistical
requirements
·        
Conduct weekly and monthly checks on all UNOPS
ESB vehicles and preparation of monthly vehicle trip summaries
·        
Oversee maintenance and servicing of vehicles
with mission workshop and update details of services into vehicle files
·        
Assist with any procurement of items as directed
by Procurement SSO or Logistics SSO
·        
Ensures the safe and proper storage of all UNOPS
PSC assets at ESB as per the UNOPS ESB Warehouse management SOP
·        
Perform any other related duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Senior Logistics Associate job placement
should hold a first level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in Business
Administration, Logistics, Procurement/Supply Chain or other relevant field
combined with minimum of 3 years’ of relevant experience OR secondary Education
is required combined with minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience
·        
At least three (3) years of experience in
logistics, cargo movement, freight forwarding, procurement, administration or
relevant fields is required
·        
Hold a clean and valid national driver’s license
is required for use of a manual driven vehicle
·        
Experience with UN/UNOPS policies and procedures
is desired
·        
Previous experience in the use of computers,
office software including MS Office is desired
·        
Language:
Fluency in English (speaking, writing and reading) is required.
·        
Knowledge of another UN official language is
desired.
Personal Competencies
·        
Treats all individuals with respect; responds
sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds
organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness.
Role model for diversity and inclusion.
·        
Acts as a positive role model contributing to
the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For
people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates,
directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership
styles.
·        
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own
role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and
maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others
(if relevant to the role).
·        
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of
action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task
accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and
takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of
resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
·        
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced
environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or
requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is
consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
·        
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach
logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with
calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
·        
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and
open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs
of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict
effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.
How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Office for Project Services
(UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit
website and create profile or express interest if you already have a profile on
the UN system.
Deadline: 27th October
2017
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