Logistic Analyst

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Monday 22 Mar 2021 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Procurement Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Logistic Analyst will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support in managing all logistics operations required to ensure delivery of goods and services.
  • Support in development of standard procedure and requirements on logistic management for health supplies e.g. green light procedure, shipping documents, packaging requirements, temperature requirement, delivery requirement, handling of goods, loading/offloading etc.
  • Support to monitor risks and development of mitigation measures thereof, identify challenges related to shipments and resolve with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Handle emergency health logistics and supplies to quickly respond to emergency requests.
  • Support in establishing and implementing supply chain optimization projects.
  • Identify the most cost-effective shipping modes and schedules as service delivery to the COs.
  • Monitor and track of all shipments with regular follow-ups with the freight forwarders and suppliers on timeliness of delivery.
  • Assist in updating the logistic information and maintain status on internal database/online platforms for the purpose of tracking deliveries and results.
  • Collaborate with Data Management Analyst to implement effective internal monitoring and reporting systems.
  • Provide country support in monitoring timeliness of receipt of full shipping documents required for pre-clearance, follow-ups on obtaining green-light, timely booking of cargo, invoicing, and timely payment to finalize and close POs.
  • Perform monitoring and performance evaluation of Freight Forwarders and develop supply chain performance reports on delivery and performance based on KPIs.
  • Conduct regular meetings with the freight forwarders to discuss KPIs and delivery status in coordination with the team.
  • Advise the Procurement Specialist, COs and the Procurement team of any delays and possible deviations from the logistic plan and advise on possible corrective action.
  • Handle demurrage cases in liaise with UNDP partners and suppliers, Procurement team, COs, and freight forwarders to resolve and settle the issues.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.


Required degree level:

Master degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Master’s Degree or Diploma/Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain, business administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, or other related fields.

Required experience:

60 Months

Experience remark:

  • 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in logistics, supply chain or procurement.
  • Experience in planning, developing and managing logistics aspects of assignments of significant complexity related to procurement of diverse services and commodities.
  • At least 2 years of experience with local or international NGOs.
  • Experience in developing countries will be an asset.

Computer skills: Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems, preferably PeopleSoft and ATLAS.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise:

Logistics and supply management

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Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 22-03-2021

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