Application deadline 10 months ago: Monday 17 Apr 2023 at 23:59 UTCOpen application form
This is a P-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.
The salary for this job should be between 74,649 USD and 97,747 USD.
Salary for a P-3 contract in HodeidahThe international rate of 74,649 USD, with an additional 0% (post adjustment) at this the location, applies. Please note that depending on the location, a higher post adjustment might still result in a lower purchasing power.
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Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the United Nations Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA), duty station Hodeidah (Yemen). The work involves the management of general supply, life support and central warehousing for UNMHA and OSESGY, as both entities share a combined Mission Support structure. The Supply Officer will report to the Chief Supply Chain and Service Delivery and the Senior Administrative Officer.
Responsibilities - Develops, reviews, monitors, assesses, and handles technical contracts for the provision of supply support services for general supplies, fuel and/or rations, etc. - Plans, implements, and runs supply support services operations, in the business areas of general supplies, fuel and/or rations services and other food-related services. - Plans and prepares cost estimates/budget implications and long-term forecasts of organization's requirements for supply support services, for general supply, fuel and/or rations. - Assists in developing appropriate sourcing solutions, supply contracts, for general supplies, fuel, rations and/or associated support services, including the preparation of statements of work (SOW)/specifications, technical evaluations, and presentation of cases to the Local Committee on Contracts (LCC)/Headquarters Committee on Contracts (HCC). - Ensures that routine Quality Control (QC)and Quality Assurance (QA) for supply support services are in place to validate contractual terms and condition for the supply of general supplies, fuel and/or rations. - Coordinates with all partners, issues pertaining to safety, security and maintenance of general supplies, fuel and/or rations stocks, installations, vehicles, and equipment. - Ensures that mission strategic and local reserves of general supplies, fuel and/or rations are maintained at adequate levels, at all times. - Implements the internal accounting and administrative controls for general supplies, rations and/or Fuel management systems, and central warehousing. - Assists in developing, implementing, and updating the Mission's general supplies, fuel and/or rations plan and acquisition planning; monitor stock holdings at all locations, project requirements and arrange for routine supply and distribution to end users, - Ensures that accurate and complete accounting systems and reporting mechanisms are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained. - Initiates and oversees periodic reviews of policies, directives, standards, and practices to ensure best practices in supply support services for general supplies, fuel and/or rations. - Monitors and analyzes contract performance to ensure compliance with contract terms, schedules, and cost objectives. - Liaises with the Mission Procurement Section in the resolution of contractual implementation disputes. - Coordinates the mission-wide reception, storage and distribution of goods and materials acquired for Technical Sections/Units. - Manages storage locations and physical inventory throughout the mission area. - Arranges the put away, picking and packing of orders for outbound distribution. - Analyzes problems, audit and performance reports on Mission activities and provides remedial action programs where required. - Reports on supply and central warehousing activities and KPIs as and when required. - Implements the Unit's work program; supervises, trains and monitors performance indicators for staff. - May provide mentorship to or supervise new/junior staff, and - Performs other related work as the need arises, including but not limited to the undertaking and coordination of special projects.
Competencies Professionalism: Knowledge of general supply, fuel and/or rations operations. Ability to provide sound logistical support to peacekeeping and special political missions enabling a smooth flow of general supplies, fuel, rations, equipment and services. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments. Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards. Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules. Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Education An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate degree, or equivalent) in business administration, public administration, supply chain management, engineering, social sciences or related fields is required. A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience in supply services, fuel or rations may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in supply chain management, logistics, property management or related area, is required.
Experience in a specific subject area of supply chain services, such as fuel, rations operations, etc, is desirable.
Experience in managing fuel, rations and/or other types of supply contracts in support of or in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable.
Experience in warehousing is desirable.
Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required.
Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by an informal interview.
Special Notice The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Pursuant to section 7.11 of ST/AI/2012/2/Rev.1, candidates recruited through the young professionals programme who have not served for a minimum of two years in the position of their initial assignment are not eligible to apply to this position.
This position is temporarily available for a period of 365 days. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.
While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.
Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.
This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.
Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.
Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.
United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.
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