GFPVAN Associate, Supply Chain Management Unit, Copenhagen, Denmark, G-6

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The Position:

The Global Family Planning Visibility and Analytics Network (GFPVAN) Associate position is located in the Planning Team within Pillar 1 – Resilience and Capacity Development in the UNFPA Supply Chain Management Unit (SCMU). The position reports directly to the GFPVAN Analyst. The GFPVAN Associate will work closely with other SCMU colleagues, a new integrated HQ division, the Humanitarian Response Division, other HQ Business Units, the Regional Offices and the Country Offices, the Reproductive Health Supply Coalition (RHSC) and with a number of external partners.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA occupies a unique position in the sexual and reproductive health commodity ecosystem as a critical player in supply chain management, a leading public procurer of sexual and reproductive health commodities, a trusted partner to national governments, and one of the few organizations with the scale and partnerships necessary to build accountability for last mile delivery.

The UNFPA Supply Chain Management Unit (SCMU) is self-funded and was made operational in January 2022. It is tasked with ensuring that UNFPA is able to effectively and efficiently support the delivery of life-saving reproductive health products and other programme supplies to the end user when and where they are needed. To achieve this, it is important to strengthen the capacity of governments and implementing partners to ensure coordination, end-to-end visibility and accountability on all supply chain and logistics management related activities, in particular for programme supplies, across all UNFPA programmes.

Job Purpose:

The GFPVAN Associate will support data collection, analysis, and sharing processes with the GFPVAN to support informed decision-making among global stakeholders like procurers, manufacturers, shippers and governments. Additionally, the GFPVAN Associate will also support the design, testing and implementation of appropriate solutions for product traceability and verification to ensure Reproductive Health product accountability to the last mile.

Qualifications and Experience


Secondary Level Education is required. A first-level university degree in Information Technology, Data Science, Software Engineering, Statistics, or equivalent will be an added advantage.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant work experience in the field of data analytics and systems design and validation, with at least three (3) years spent working on ERP and GS1 (Global Standard One) projects.
  • Experience in ERP particularly Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP Purchasing and Inventory modules. This includes a proven track record in navigating the front end and understanding of backend data.
  • Experience in cloud databases, data extraction, and data processing. Including Oracle backend table design, Microsoft SQL database is required.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel and should possess a strong command of advanced Excel functions, formulas, Pivot, data validation, and conditional formatting to enable and contribute towards data analysis, data validations, and data sharing enhancement.
  • Knowledge and experience with ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) with the ability to design and implement efficient data integration while ensuring accuracy and consistency. Familiarity with Oracle OIC, Microsoft Synapse, etc. is desirable.
  • Experience working remotely and/or matrix organizational structure is required.
  • Professional written and spoken presentation skills, including developing reports and presentations, and the ability to synthesize complex supply chain documents for both technical and non-technical audiences are required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the capability to develop and maintain broad diversified partnerships are required.
  • Team management skills is an asset.


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

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