Batch Vacancy Announcement

United Nations Children's Fund




The Provide and Logistic Officer experiences to the Head of Operations or Provide and Logistics Supervisor/Specialist as per the Nation Workplace set-up for supervision and steering.  The Provide and Logistics officer supplies technical and operational assist as per the Nation Workplace (CO) set-up, and is accountable for managing the availability chains of a small sized nation workplace, or parts of the availability chains of a bigger provide operation. The provision chain operations embody planning, procurement, contracting, customs clearance, warehousing, in nation transport and distribution, in addition to monitoring of provides, providers and building works. The incumbent helps administration collaboration with programmes in defining provide interventions to satisfy programmatic wants and obtain outcomes for kids, and supplies technical and advisory assist to governments, nationwide techniques and companions on provide chain administration

Key features, accountabilities and associated duties/duties:

Supervision of the availability crew:

  • Supervise and coach crew members, guarantee well timed efficiency administration of workers. In collaboration with Provide Division, Regional Workplace and the worldwide provide group, guarantee data sharing and studying is prioritized in an effort to constantly construct capability of people and the crew.
  • of the annual work plan for the Provide crew; help in figuring out priorities/targets and efficiency measurements and monitoring work progress to make sure that outcomes are achieved in accordance with schedule and efficiency requirements.
  • In session with supervisor, guarantee institution and upkeep of operational capability to deal with CO provide chains, together with staffing (acceptable staffing construction, well timed recruitment, readability of roles and duties) and contracting of third get together providers if relevant (e.g. customs clearance, warehousing, transport, distribution)

Supervision of the availability crew:

  • Monitor progress of offshore and/or regional procurement and take motion to make sure well timed customs clearance of provides coming into the nation. Keep acceptable warehousing, stock administration and in-country transport in assist of the nation programme implementation. Hold stakeholders/companions knowledgeable on the progress.
  • Implement acceptable vendor administration practices e.g. provide efficiency critiques.Analyze provide dashboards, implementation charges of key efficiency indicators and provide info/information from numerous techniques and conduct root trigger evaluation of provide chain bottlenecks and challenges, with a view to drive enhancements and guarantee environment friendly and efficient provide chains for kids.
  • Monitor and evaluation provide spend and draft procurement methods based mostly on class administration in an effort to deal with strategic, important provides and providers that contribute to outcomes for kids, and assist the institution of long run agreements (LTAs) the place related. Keep highest degree of integrity, moral requirements and accountability within the procurement of products, contracting of providers and building work.
  • In session with supervisor, present enter to the Nation Programme Motion Planning and recommendation on Provide necessities for the Plan of Operations and Annual Work Plans. Take part within the planning, implementation, monitoring and analysis of the availability chain operations, together with institution of efficiency indicators, and evaluation of match for function of services.
  • Take part within the growth of an emergency provide & logistics technique based mostly on threat evaluation evaluation and Programme assumptions. Guarantee an emergency provide and logistics preparedness motion plan for the CO is established according to Core Commitments for Kids in Humanitarian Motion (CCC), and applied(institution of related LTAs and body agreements for emergency response, prepositioning of inventory, and coaching of workers within the nation workplace).
  • Construct robust working relations with Regional Chiefs of Provide/Regional Chief of Operations, in addition to Provide Division, to align with international and regional approaches and initiatives in provide chain administration.

Collaboration with programme and implementing companions:

  • In collaboration with supervisor, develop shut collaboration with programme sections by way of involvement in programme design, planning, and preparation for implementation of provide elements in addition to monitoring and analysis. Set up accountability framework with programmes, for supply of outcomes for kids.
  • Put together provide documentation to facilitate enter to donor dialogue, and assist growth of provide elements of proposals to donors together with budgeting and use of modern financing mechanisms for provides, providers and building works.
  • Help evaluation of and collaboration with implementing companions together with civil society, institution of Programme Cooperation Agreements (PCAs), and monitoring of provide elements underneath Harmonized Method to Money Transfers (HACT).
  • Take part in occasions/conferences that construct partnerships and collaborative relations with Authorities, UN organizations and bilateral counterparts in provide and logistics actions together with harmonized and collaborative procurement.

Technical and advisory assist to authorities/nationwide techniques:

  • Present enter to selling of provide chain strengthening and alter administration initiatives with governments and companions, to make sure environment friendly and efficient provide chains for kids.
  • Present enter to capability growth initiatives within the space of provide chains for kids, in shut collaboration with supervisor and programme colleagues. Help provide elements of well being techniques strengthening as is likely to be related within the nation context.
  • Put together related provide experiences to facilitate advisory assist to Governments/nationwide techniques in defining and figuring out provide options for kids, akin to use of procurement providers; provide financing options; native market growth; personal sector engagement.

Innovation, merchandise and markets:

  • Contribute to pilots and assist the precise roll-out of recent services, in shut collaboration with supervisor and Provide Division.
  • Help initiatives for promote important pondering, modern approaches and good practices on provide chain administration inside the group in addition to with externals to make sure efficient and environment friendly provide chains for kids.
  • Additional to evaluation of provide spend and associated procurement methods, assist initiatives to make sure native market growth the place related.

To qualify as an advocate for each baby you should have…


  • A college diploma is required in Enterprise Administration, Administration, Economics, Provide Chain Administration, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Industrial Legislation, Worldwide Improvement, Well being or associated social science subject.


  • A minimal of two (2) years of related expertise, on the nationwide and worldwide ranges, in provide, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or different directly-related technical fields is required.
  • Understanding of growth and humanitarian work.
  • Emergency expertise is a bonus.
  • Well being provide chain administration expertise is a bonus.


  • Fluency in English is required. Information of one other official UN language or native language of the responsibility station is taken into account as an asset.






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