National Professional Officer (Logistics)

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Position # 419213


The Objectives of WHO's emergency programme are to design and implement programmes that prepare the health sector to deal with emergencies and that improve health during and after crises. Within the emergency programme, the objectives of WHO's emergency response team are to support Member State by:

1.Promptly assessing health needs of populations affected by crises, identifying priority causes of ill-health and death; preparing damage estimates and emergency response and rehabilitation plans; providing prompt, credible heath information and ensuring the continuity of essential health services;

2.Coordinating and monitoring emergency health relief efforts under the aegis of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Health Cluster, of which WHO is the lead agency;

3.Ensuring that critical gaps in the health response are rapidly identified and filled;

4. Revitalizing and building the capacity of national health systems to deal with preparedness, mitigation and response.


1.Prepare logistics and support plans, deployment timelines and budget requirements for planned or new operations.

2.Identify additional training needs in logistics and arrange training courses to achieve high working standards

3.Supervise and coordinate transportation operations, storage, shipping and delivery of supplies' consignments to the Ministry of Health and/or other counter parts in Syria.

4.Establish and maintain work program and schedule for ongoing contracts and newly planned ones.

5.Investigate and submit reports regarding discrepancies in delivered goods.

6.Supervise and direct Logistics Assistants and Drivers.

7. Provide regular/periodical reports on the status of supplies related to each programme area.

8.Oversee the handling of relevant claims on missing, damaged and /or short-landed supplies/consignments.

9. Supervise the management and maintenance of WHO vehicles in the absence of the transport focal point.

10. Serve as the security focal point in the absence of the local security assistant .

11. Perform any other duties as designated by the WHO representative.




University degree in Transport, Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management, or other related field.

Valid driving license (B).


Masters degree in public health



At least one year relevant experience in the area of supply and logistics.


Knowledge of WHO mandate and goals or experience in UN Organizations, NGOs is considered an asset. Project management / Results-based Management (RBM) is an asset.


1) Proven ability to deliver results.

2) Sound organization skills.

3) Stress and time management skills.4) Good knowledge of WHO systems, procedures and practices.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Producing results Setting an example Creating an empowering and motivating environment.

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Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of Arabic. Desirable: Expert knowldege in English


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 34,827 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level

  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.

  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.

  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.

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  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.

  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.

  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.

  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.

  • Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line. For assessment of your application, please ensure that your profile on Stellis is updated; all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.
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