Full-Time UNICEF Logistics Assistant Job in Kenya
Logistics Assistant at United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies
Under the supervision of the Logistics Assistant in the UNICEF SOMALIA SUPPORT CENTER, the incumbent will undertake assignments in support of the smooth functioning of the warehousing operations data captured into VISION (SAP) for Nairobi/Mombasa as main DC and for Field offices in capturing waybills receipt and acknowledgement.
Major duties and responsibilities
Assist the Logistics Assistant in updating the inventory of Warehouse stock on a regular periodic basis. Prepare required periodic inventory reports on logistics and movement of stocks for reporting to programme sections
Monitor and control movement of all commodities entering and leaving the warehouse, and maintain daily records of those supplies in the warehouse. Ensure proper documentation for supplies received, and correct authorization on issue orders for supplies requested.
Report all incoming and outgoing deliveries of supplies to Supervisor and report any discrepancy discovered between the manifest and physical delivery immediately.
Ensure delivery of supplies from the warehouse is as per Issue Orders endorsed by the Logistics Specialist and/or responsible Officer in Charge (i.e. verify items ordered and quantity is correct, inspect repacking for safe delivery); ensure timely assembly and issuance of orders.
Send PO copies to the warehouse contractor for all supplies to be received in Nairobi and Mombasa warehouses and assist in stock movement document preparation and close check with initial programme release.
Support and back-up other staff member for stock movement document processing, processing invoices, etc.
Provides goods status reports to concerned programme and to the logistics unit.
Qualifications, Experience and Competencies
Diploma in computer studies plus general post-high school education Diploma course in Management or Supply chain management is a plus. Working knowledge of computer word processing and spread sheet applications, Training in the administration of logistics and Warehouse management.
Five (5) years’ work experience in administrative capacity preferably in field related to warehousing data base management and logistics.
Proficiency in written and oral English and local language of duty station required.
Commitment to meeting deadlines and drive for results.
Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact readily with staff members at all levels.
Must have Computer knowledge and usage of various computer applications
Ability to work under pressure is required.
This position is advertised but is subject to the PBR (Programme Budget Review) Approval. Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications with updated UN Personal History Form (P.11) form, updated CV attaching copies of academic certificates to the email below. UN staff are requested to provide the last two Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs). Please quote the vacancy number and post title in your application subject.
How to Apply
Email to: email@example.com
Closing date of Application:15 March 2013
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
UNICEF IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
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