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JOB TITLE: Logistics Assistant
CONTRACT TYPE/GRADE: Service Contract level 5
UNIT/DIVISION: Supply Chain/ Contracting Unit
DUTY STATION (City, Country): Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1
DURATION:12 months ( with a possibility of extension)
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
BACKGROUND & PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
To support logistics contracting processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A post-secondary certificate or university degree in supply chain, Logistics, Economics and Business Management, in any other relevant field is an added advantage.
Experience: At least 5 years of progressively responsible experiences in Supply Chain, Logistics operations, or a related relevant Business Stream.
Language: Fluency in oral and written communication in English and local language.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
Qualified females and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply!
WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP?s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment
WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.