Jobs in Uganda - Logistics Assistant Job at United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission


United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission

Logistics Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 03 September 2021

Hiring Organization: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission

Job Details:

Job Opening Reference: ESB/GJO/LA/01/08-2021
Deadline Date: 19/09/2021
Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment
Duration: 1 year
Department: MONUSCO
Scheduled date for taking up appointment: ASAP

Title: Logistics Assistant
Grade: GL - 4
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Please Note That This Is a locally Recruited Position, Restricted To Ugandan Nation
Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationship als and/or Legal Residents Of Uganda
Women are strongly encouraged to apply
Qualified female candidates will be given priority for selection (DPKO Under-Secretary General’s Policy Statement on Gender Mainstreaming).



This position is located within the Centralized Warehouse Section at the United Nations Entebbe Support Base (UNESB). The Logistics Assistant will report to the Chief of Unit at the location.


Duties and Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Logistics Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
• Prepares material request orders for transfer of assets.
• Performs warehouse related transactions in UMOJA and submit weekly reports on total stock holdings.
• Liaises with relevant services/ SD sections for all pending reservations and PAPD update.
• Maintains contact with relevant mission staff with respect to provision, co- ordination, monitoring and status of data accuracy and UMOJA users update.
• Follows-up and provides updates of ongoing logistics operations and planning as well as new shipments status on a regular basis.
• Assists staff within the Unit with respect to relevant procedures and practices.
• Records and monitors cost analysis for closed locations activity.
• Maintains and monitors relevant databases (e.g., stock levels of various supply items).
• Generates relevant status reports.
• Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications
Education
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Experience
A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience of practical logistics operations or related area in the field is required. Good computer skills, including Word Processing and Excel, is required. Knowledge in UMOJA (SAP) is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
Competencies
Professionalism:
Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning & Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently
Teamwork:
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing other ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Application procedure

Additional important comments
• Please note that failure to comply with the below will render your application invalid for this process.
• Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications with cover letter together with the attached United Nations Personal History form (P-11) only.
• For the online Personal History Profile (visit https://inspira.un.org  to generate a PHP )
• Submit applications by email ONLY to: monusco-hrs-recruitment@un.org. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.
• All applications MUST indicate the MONUSCO Job Opening reference number for which they are applying, on the subject line in the e-mail. e.g. ESB/GJO/LA/01/08-
• 2021
• All applicants MUST indicate the telephone number and email address with location. Applications without telephone number and the email address with location WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
• Applications received after the deadline will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
• ONLY successful applicants will be contacted for WRITTEN SUBSTANTIVE and
• COMPETENCY BASED ASSESSMENT TESTS.
• In line with the UN policy on gender balance, FEMALE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Date Posted: 2021-08-24

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