National Consultant for Supply Chain & Waste Management Capacity Strengthening

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, opportunity.

UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia/.

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of Activity/Assignment:

UNICEF Cambodia is currently seeking a national consultant to provide technical support to a new initiative to implement environmentally sustainable interventions for strengthening PHC infrastructure and mitigating carbon emissions via the improvement of healthcare waste management, procurement of environment-friendly technology, and the assessment and implementation of Health Facility Solar Electrification across Cambodia.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, public health, medical/health, environmental engineering, biomedical science, or any other related field.
  • At least two years of experience in managing the immunization supply chain system in Cambodia.

Knowledge/Expertise/Skills

The National consultant should have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge about Cambodia’s health system
  • Ability to work independently and within set timeframes.
  • Previous experience working with or supporting MOH on immunisation supply and cold chain management an asset.
  • Training or experience in partnership management is an asset.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Have a very good knowledge of network infrastructures, databases, cloud technologies, systems integration, and other technologies.
  • Have expertise in building the capacity of agents in the use of a logistics information management system.
  • Have very strong immunization supply chain data analytical skills.
  • Have skills in vaccine forecasting, and distribution planning.
  • Has very good knowledge of RTMDs and the interpretation of temperature data.

Languages

  • Fluent in the local language Khmer, oral and written.
  • Fluent verbal communication in English is required.

Please find the terms of reference for this consultancy and the financial proposal template in the attachments below.

ToR National Supply Chain consultant tms.pdf

Financial offer template.docx

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. The candidate may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid).

Added 2 months ago - Updated 17 days ago - Source: unicef.org