National Logistics Officer (Transport), NOA, Fixed Term Contract, N’Djamena 1 (162154)
Requisition ID 162154 – Posted 04/05/2022 – Fixed Term – Africa, Central & Eastern – Chad – Ndjamena – Working Job Language (2) – LOGISTICS
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This position is open only to candidates with Chadian nationality.
Applications from women are particularly encouraged.
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share its humanitarian principles. Staff selection is done on a competitive basis and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Job title : National Logistics Officer
Grade : NOA
Type of contract : Fixed-term contract
Duration : 12 months
Place of employment : N’Djamena
The World Food Program (WFP) is the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger in the world. WFP works for a world where every man, woman and child has constant access to enough food to lead healthy and active lives.
In Chad, the WFP and its partners provide assistance to the most vulnerable populations with a view to achieving the Zero Hunger objective by relying on the country’s human resources and by strengthening their ability to access food, in particular through Cash and Vouchers program (money and coupons). The WFP is also involved in the implementation of a school canteen program which allows direct distribution of meals to students but also encourages girls to attend school with family rations distributed regularly.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Logistics in Chad or his delegate, the National Logistics Officer will have to carry out the following tasks:
Manage logistics operations and ensure efficient transport management, including all logistics assets, to ensure delivery of WFP cargoes on time and at the best cost;
In the event of a reservation, ensure that the report is signed jointly and that the letters of reservation are issued within 24 hours;
Ensure the integrity of transport information, including tracking of goods in standard WFP systems (LESS);
Prepare and maintain transport information for reporting purposes Prepare and issue RFQs for various logistics services (transport, transit, disinfestation, handling and store rentals);
Evaluate the transport offers and prepare the submission to the local food committee (LCC) in order to set up the contracts;
In conjunction with the transport manual, develop the tonnage allocation table and conduct an analysis on a quarterly basis;
Ensure that all logistics services contracts are updated and shared;
Prepare and submit CSC (Commodity and Supply Chain) reports and market overview to the Regional Office (RB);
Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant documents are retained (on file);
Analyze the distribution plan vs inventory positions in order to fill gaps in different sub-offices, while monitoring the BBDs (Best Defore Date: Batch expiry date) / TDD ( Terminal Disbursement Date ) Grant
Evaluate the performance of the contractual stakeholders of the various logistics services
Ensure the implementation of exports to the sub-region and prepare the transit file and ensure its follow-up;
Monitor the receipt of the documents necessary for customs clearance in relation with the various partners and the sub-region;
Ensure that all staff are properly trained and identify training needs for staff as well as trainees to achieve high working standards;
Ensure the coordination and technical supervision of logistician colleagues in the sub-offices to achieve the expected results;
Supervise the personnel of the operation unit;
Comply with the United Nations Code of Conduct at all levels of WFP interventions
Perform other related tasks as required;
IMPACT OF RESULTS
Under the direction of the specialist or supervisor, apply the conceptual models in support of the project design, provide a basic analysis of the project parameters and actively contribute to the compilation, updating and presentation of the data necessary for the success and to the security of logistics operations.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED
Hold a University degree in business management, urban management, logistics, engineering, computer science, statistics or economics (preferably in transport economics)
Management skills to be demonstrated in recent past experience.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues,
Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.
Ability to write clear and concise reports or rationale for logistical decisions on key issues.
Have postgraduate professional experience of at least three (03) years in one or more transport services and related sectors: port operations, shipping, customs clearance and commissioners, air operations.
Having experience as a manager in a commercial company, an NGO or in a United Nations agency would be an asset.
Training and or experience in the use of new technology tools, including spreadsheets, word processing and knowledge of MAP software would be an asset.
General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations governing administration.
Have mastery of oral and written expression in French
Be able to use English as a working language
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Basic net salary: 13,891,000 CFA Francs per year. Other benefits: 30 days of annual leave, 24 days of sick leave per year, affiliation to the United Nations pension fund, medical coverage for the employee and his recognized dependents.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should complete their applications online at the WFP website: http://www.wfp.org/careers by clicking on “View Job Opportunities and jobs of interest”. Applicants will need to register and create resumes online in order to apply. The CV can be written in French
Hard copies of CVs or email applications will not be accepted. Make sure your request contains accurate and complete information.
WFP DOES NOT COLLECT FEES AT ANY STAGE OF RECRUITMENT (APPLICATION OR PROCESSING, INTERVIEW, TRAINING, ETC.), AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY BANKING INFORMATION.
FEMALE APPLICATIONS ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED
If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] .
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism. Staff selection is based on a rigorous and transparent process that includes an in-depth assessment of technical skills to ensure that the best candidates are selected for the position. Make sure your application contains accurate and complete information about academic qualifications, employment records and language skills. Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.
WFP is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in its workforce and encourages qualified female and male applicants from all religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply.
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate based on HIV/AIDS status.
Wednesday May 18, 2022
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