Logistics Associate, Multiple Duty Stations

at WFP
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted April 14, 2021
Category Administration
Communication
Job Type Full-time
Currency SDG

Description

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.

Would you like to join WFP Sudan's experienced and talented team to plan and manage field operations to ensure the effective and efficient deployment of food assistance programmes and use of allocated resources in order to change and save the lives of the most vulnerable people in Sudan? If yes, this opportunity is for you.

At WFP, we are seeking to fill four

Logistics Associate (CBT

) positions for our offices in

Khartoum, Elf Geneina and

El Fasher in Sudan.

Fixed Term, 2 Positions in El Fasher & El Geneina,

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Service Contract, 2 Positions in Khartoum,

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ABOUT WFP

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.

WFP Sudan has the potential to reach millions of food insecure people across Sudan - with a total of 7.8 million people assisted in 2020, WFP Sudan, one of the largest and complex operations for WFP globally, is currently rolling out its five-year Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023), which aims to provide emergency assistance through a hybrid approach (Cash, food and vouchers), along with life-changing types of programmes (Nutrition, Resilience and School Feeding).

JOB PURPOSE

To provide specialized support functions and/or supervise staff performing standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to contribute to empowerment of people with choice to address their essential needs in local markets, while also helping to boost these markets.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

    • Plan and participate in multi-sectoral assessments to determine the supply chain needs and analyze risks with respect to cash-based transfer interventions;
    • Assist in monitoring and troubleshooting the implementation of CBT in the country from supply chain perspective.
    • Assist Supply Chain CBT in analysing the beneficiaries/shop situation and comparison.
    • Undertake micro retailer capacity assessments aiming at identifying suitable shops for contracting, using the corporate tool ROC. Assist with the retailer capacity building throughout the country, including session on food safety and quality; prepare relevant training material and conduct regular training sessions for the retailers.
    • Participate in retailer onboarding process. This includes the delivery of onboarding training to the retailer.
    • Plan and execute engagements with partners in the supply chain CBT activities
    • Assist with the completion of retailer performance evaluations by the end of the retailer contract
    • Follow up with Area Offices to ensure timely receipt of the monthly distribution plan and provide support where needed.
    • Plan and execute engagements with partners in the supply chain CBT activities
    • Provide regular CBT updates, data and reports

  • Preform other related duties as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in Stores Management, Statistics, Business Administration or any other field related to Logistics.

Experience: At least Five years of progressive working experience in of relevant experience in the field of cash based transfers, procurement, logistics, supply chain, transport, operations, retail, wholesaler, food trading, business administration, project management, engineering or other related field is desirable.

Language: Fluency in both English and Arabic.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • Attention to details and meticulous
  • Ability to adapt and respond quickly to various stakeholders' requests.
  • Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, and courtesy.
  • Mature judgment with good communication and interpersonal skills

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.

  • In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
  • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

TALENTED WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women. WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc. In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavor to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development.

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  • Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • WFP has zero-tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • This position is open ONLY to Sudanese nationals or those authorized to live and work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations. Applicants who do not meet this criterion will not be considered for this position.
  • WFP does not charge any fees at any stage of its recruitment process.
  • Applicants should state the duty stations they are interested in while completing their cover letters.
  • CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO ATTACH BOTH A COVER LETTER AND AN UPDATED CV OR UNP11 FORM. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR CV OR P11 IS

Applying Instructions

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
  • In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your up-to-date CV or UN P11 form, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
  • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.
  • WFP does not charge any fees at any stage of its recruitment process.

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Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

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