World Food Programme recruits 01 Logistics Assistant Transport
World Food Programme
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Opportunités de carrière : Logistics Assistant Transport SC5 (131544)
|Post Title: Logistics Assistant – Transport Location: Douala||Duration: 12 months Contract Type: SC5|
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT:These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) and Country Offices (COs) and Area/field Offices. Job holders report to Logistics Officer, a Head of Unit, or the designate. At this level, job holders are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices for all assistance modalities for both WFP and logistics common services. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. JOB PURPOSE:To implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities. About WFPThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. With more than 18,000 colleagues worldwide, WFP works to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. Why WFP?WFP assists more than 86 million people around 83 countries. Your work will have a positive impact on lives of the world’s most vulnerable peopleYou will join a diverse team of professionals and will have a chance to exchange your experience with your colleaguesWFP invests in the training and development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, mentorship and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunitiesOur team is growing and the timing to join us cannot be better!We offer attractive compensation package WFP Cameroon Country OfficeSince 1978, WFP has actively assisted humanitarian and development interventions in Cameroon. Between 2014 and 2019, WFP has provided lifesaving and resilience building, food and nutrition assistance to refugees, internal displaced people and local communities, which has contributed to stabilizing the food security situation among vulnerable groups in Cameroon in pursuit of Zero Hunger.WFP now operates through its main office in Yaoundé, with five Field Offices in Maroua (Far North), Ngaoundere (Adamawa), Bertoua (East), Buea (South West) and Bamenda (North West) and three antennas in Meiganga (Adamawa), Batouri (East) and Kousseri (Far North) to ensure proximity with the beneficiaries. This position will be based in Yaoundé. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exclusive):1. Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.2. Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies to authorised partners and destinations.3. Support management of logistics vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.4. Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes, and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries with a high standard of client service mind-set.5. Contribute to budget preparation, monitoring and revision for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.6. Assist in monitoring inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.7. Assist in management of commodity accounting data quality and integrity.8. Support operational pipeline analyses, assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities.9. Process documentation for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating various issues to the supervisor.10. Collect and compile data produce and/or contribute to reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems in support to informed decision-making.11. Liaise with internal and limited number of external stakeholders to support efficient logistics operations management.12. Provide guidance to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadlines.Qualifications & Key Requirements4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES:ThemeCapability NameDescription of the behavior expected for the proficiency level
Understand and communicate the Strategic ObjectivesHelps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.Be a force for positive changeSuggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.Make the mission inspiring to our teamExplains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.Make our mission visible in everyday actionsArticulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission. Look for ways to strengthen people’s skillsTrains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.Create an inclusive cultureSeeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.Be a coach & provide constructive feedbackServes as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.Create an « I
will » spiritTracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.
Encourage innovation & creative solutionsExplores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.Focus on getting resultsFocuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.Make commitments and make good on commitmentsTakes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.Be DecisiveIndependently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.
Connect and share across WFP unitsSuggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.Build strong external partnershipsIdentifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.Be politically agile & adaptableDevelops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives,Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnershipsAligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES:Capability NameDescription of the behavior expected for the proficiency levelSupply Chain Management and OptimizationDisplays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.Planning, Project & Resource ManagementSupports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources,Information Management & ReportingCollates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational ExecutionAbility to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.Warehouse and Inventory ManagementDemonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.Technical Assistance and CoordinationDemonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:Experience using corporate systems to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.Experience analysing data (on commodities, funds, etc.) and drafting reports.Experience in measuring service providers’ performance against set KPIs.Experience in assisting the preparation of contract documentation.Experience in providing technical business support in corporate systems. STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Education : Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Language : Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different. Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply. Deadline for application: 13/12/2020 WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.