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Logistics and Supply Chain Officer ( COVAX) 08 marzo 2021 Especialista internacional UNICEF Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
Francés ,Inglés
12 meses
08 marzo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative and in close cooperation with the the Logistics team, the volunteer will:

  • Coordinate COVAX cold chain / logistics and in-country supply chain readiness and support the implementation of COVAX supply chain related activities in Congo with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with programmes in defining supply interventions to meet programmatic needs and achieve results for children, and provides technical and advisory of the Supply chain, logistics and vaccine forecasting working group and through national immunization logistics working groups
  • following up with Supply Division, Shipping Forwarders, Customs, Ministry of Health and local health units on both Vaccine & Device Supply chain / Cold chain / In-country logistics readiness and implementation activities
  • Ensure that all supply chain challenges, and risk are shared with the management and adequate solution are implemented.
  • Be responsible for facilitating the rapid delivery of vaccine and associated supplies/equipment and deployment to vaccination centers / target groups.
  • Contribute to develop an implementation & monitoring framework to guide country office on supply chain / cold chain and logistics matters and ensure close monitoring of the planning and the implementation phases
  • Support the readiness on the COVID-19 vaccine deployment and the required supply chain & logistics interventions
  • Assist the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines and rapid delivery to the central vaccine store/Hub
  • Assist the arrival and rapid delivery of any bundled cold-chain equipment and devices
  • Support the modeling / conception of deployment strategy from central level to the periphery, identify and fulfill the supply chain gaps
  • Update guidance and tools (incl. waste collection and treatment) to support the adequate implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination strategy
  • Provide close supervision & monitoring of supply chain & logistics interventions.
  • Identify and document enabling factors, challenges and lessons learnt from the vaccine deployment activities
  • Build strong working relations with Regional office as well as Supply Division, to align with global and regional approaches and initiatives in supply chain management.
Master degree or equivalent

A University degree is required in, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, or related social science field.

36 Months

A minimum three years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly related technical fields is required.

  • Experience in warehouse management required.
  • Experience working in the UN system agency or organization is an asset, emergency experience in Supply Chain management is an advantage.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
 Logística y gestión de suministros

Computer skills: Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), keen use of social media and networks. Use of statistical software such as SPSS is an asset.

Other competencies include:

  • Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Working with people and partners: Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.
  • Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly.

Competencies and values:

  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 08-03-2021