Logistics Officer job at World Food Programme

World Food Programme

Logistics Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 18 November 2022

Hiring Organization: World Food Programme

Job Details:

Requisition ID 178078

To provide effective hub management and operational support to field supply chain operations, following an effective and integrated supply chain approaches meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Logistics Operations, the incumbent will be required to undertake the following: -
• Contribute to the development and implementation of supply chain plans and procedures, in line with the global WFP supply chain strategy and regional/functional strategies, policies and plans, to achieve operational cost efficiency, agility, reliability, quality and to support national capacity strengthening.
• Manages logistics operations including all logistics assets in order to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of WFP cargoes including coordination of logistics operations with other organizations and provide logistics support to on-going air, land, sea, or rail operations as appropriate/required.
• Ensures WFP warehouses as managed in accordance to WFP guidelines with effective commodity management and quality control and maintains accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
• Establishes regular reporting protocols tracking logistics operational movements and distribute them according to requirements and ensures the integrity of transport information, including commodity tracking in WFP standard systems.
• Advises on logistics management and structures and staffing levels to ensure that they are at all times adequate to meet the requirements of the logistics strategy.
• Support supply chain projects & initiatives, operational day-to-day activities in compliance with the established supply chain strategies, policies, procedures, and controls, and following corporate standards, contributing to quality control, loss prevention, risk mitigation and cost effectiveness. Organizes, leads and participates in regional logistics meetings including the local transport committee

• Support monitoring supply chain activities to check that appropriate internal controls are followed to increase the day-to-day efficiencies and overall performance of supply chain operations; including management of service providers/vendors, transport, and warehouse operations to promote safe, efficient planning and execution of WFP operations.
• Conduct portions of financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out recommendations to the supervisor for maximizing use of resources and effectiveness of supply chain operations. Contribute to the implementation of supply chain operations, initiatives, and services to ensure a timely, cost-effective, and integrated approach with core activities and services.
• Determine specific supply chain activities & budgetary requirements to support the overall Supply Chain strategy to support CO CSP identifying structure(s), capabilities and resourcing required for both CBT and in-kind.
• Conduct portions of market analysis and supply chain network mapping to support wider analytics on the selection of an appropriate operation modalities to improve supply chain performance. Collect and analyse data and put together reports highlighting opportunities for improvement and effective operationalization of supply chain within the area of responsibility.
• Prepare accurate and timely reports or support preparation of dashboards and other visual materials on supply chain activities for supervisor’s review to contribute to informed decision making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.
• Guide support staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries. Identify and build productive relationships and support capacity building of WFP staff and partners for efficient and effective delivery of humanitarian assistance to beneficiaries.
• Ensures adequate logistics preparedness through contingency planning and continuous logistics preparedness reviews, contributes to preparedness actions and supports rapid emergency response to deploy food and resources at the onset of the crisis.
• Supervises staff within the hub, ensuring that all staff are adequately trained, and identify any additional training needs to achieve high working standards and supports logistics staff in other offices
• Any other related tasks as required

Leads by Example with Integrity

• Upholds WFP values, principles, and standards:
• Demonstrates and encourages others to uphold the WFP values, principles and standards Respects others and values diversity:
• Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language, and encourages others to do the same Stays focused and calm under pressure:
• Stays focused and calm when under pressure and encourages others to do the same
• Demonstrates humility and a willingness to learn: \
• Shows humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, frequently seeking and acting on feedback, and taking up opportunities to develop

Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments

• Delivers results for maximum impact:
• Holds self and/or others accountable for the delivery of results Delegates appropriately:
• Delivers results against delegated tasks and seeks guidance and support where needed Adapts readily to change:
• Responds readily to change adjusting work as needed

Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork
• Is inclusive and collaborative: Promotes inclusive teamwork and psychological safety by sharing ideas and openly raising issues
• Gives timely and constructive feedback:
• Supports development for others by giving timely and constructive feedback
• Builds and shares new perspectives:
• Listens attentively to others to capture, learn, build and share new perspectives

Applies Strategic Thinking

• Communicates and fulfils WFP’s vision:
• Fulfils WFP’s vision and is able to explain how their objectives support the vision
• Embraces curiosity and new ways of doing things:
• Demonstrates curiosity, and proposes new ways of doing things when relevant Analyses and evaluates data:
• Gathers data and shares knowledge to inform team decision making
• Considers the impact of decisions:
• Implements decisions and asks questions to understand the impact for wider objectives

Builds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships
• Builds partnerships: Builds partnerships by seeking out opportunities to work with others
• Collaborates to deliver common objectives:
• Collaborates with partners by sharing information and working together to deliver common goals


Application procedure

Interested and Qualified, Click here to Apply

Date Posted: 2022-11-05




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