February 2019 WFP Somalia Logistics Associate (Allocation Planning) Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya

UN World Food Programme – Somalia

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Vacancy Announcement No. 011/2019

Post Title: Logistics Associate (Allocation Planning)

Contract type: Fixed Term

Post Grade: G-6

Duty Station: Nairobi

Duration: 1 year (initial)

Date of Issue: 6th February 2019

Closing Date: 19th February 2019

Organizational Background: The United Nations World Food Programme 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. Every day, WFP works worldwide 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.

The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, emergency school feeding, nutrition and food assistance for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers.

This position is open to qualified Kenyan candidates. Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Analyse and track logistics operational (delivery) pipeline in line with received call forwards / programmatic implementation plans;
  • Perform quarterly upstream pipeline analysis based on forecasted requirements and expected arrivals and report accordingly;
  • Participate in monthly Pipeline and Resource Mobilization and optimal use/management meetings;
  • Prepare Logistics Pipeline Planning Report detailing received call forwards, plans for shipping the allocated cargo tonnages and implementing the delivery plans;
  • Providing input regarding funds allocation requirements to ensure budget is assured;
  • Review Budget and Programming grants list including restrictions on a weekly basis;
  • Monitor donor conditions and report any deviation on monthly basis;
  • Update earmarked funds pipeline including requirements, stocks, arrivals and dispatches on a monthly basis;
  • Support logistics emergency preparedness and response activities including Logistics Capacity Assessment and Contingency Plan update, to support WFP’s response in emergencies;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.

Experience: Five years work experience in the field of logistics operations.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English is a requirement.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in performance monitoring and analysing supply chain data related to contracts and shipments, payments, pipeline information, insurance claims and/or food stocks, including trend analysis;
  • Experience in budget monitoring and reporting;
  • Experience in compiling contract documentation.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to CLICK HERE to submit online applications through our E-Recruitment portal.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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