Freight Management Associate, Supply Chain Management Unit, SCMU, Copenhagen, Denmark, G6 (Roster)

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The Position:

The Freight Management Associate position is located in the Logistics Management Services (LMS) Team within Pillar 2 – Supply Operations in the UNFPA Supply Chain Management Unit (SCMU). The position reports directly to the Senior Freight Management Associate. The Freight Management Associate will work closely with other SCMU colleagues, the new integrated HQ division (name To Be Decided), the Humanitarian Response Division, other HQ Business Units, the Regional Offices and the Country Offices and with a number of external partners.

The position provides a supporting role to ensure an efficient logistics service for UNFPA commodities procured globally and at the local level

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

In general, the Freight Management Associate will provide foundational support and ensuring smooth operational execution of practical, day-to-day aspects of the freight services function.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Completion of Secondary education is required.
  • A University degree at Bachelor Level in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Procurement, Logistics, Transport Planning, International Commerce, or equivalent field is an asset.
  • Qualification at Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT-UK) Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport is an additional advantage.

    Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant progressively responsible experience in public or private sector managing international freight operations including air, sea, and land transportation modalities where:

    • At least two (2) years’ experience in managing international health supply chain operation with components of temperature sensitive logistics.
    • Candidates with hands-on experience working in development and/or complex humanitarian operating environments in low-resource countries are considered a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of global supply chain security, risk management, and compliance regulations is required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capability to develop and maintain broad diversified partnerships is required.
  • Basic proficiency in project management skills is an asset.
  • Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is required.
  • Professional written and spoken presentation skills, including for the development of reports, presentations, and the ability to synthesize complex supply chain documents for both technical and non-technical audiences is an asset.
  • Experience in supporting the implementation of logistics business transformation projects, especially those involving digitalisation and technological innovation is an asset.


Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

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