Organization: UN Children’s Fund
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, hope
How can you make a difference?
The consultant will support country office improve on the supply operations, which requires professional technical expertise in support of operations and programme objectives andresponsible for effective control, planning, contracting, procurement, distribution, and inventory management of UNICEF’s supplies, in support of the Country Programmes and Operations.
- Coaching of the Supply/Logistic Officer
- Conduct Market survey
- Provide support to improve supply operations and work processes
- Analyse the current system and work flow, and make recommendations for better controls in order to eliminate violations on SOD and non-compliance on UNICEF supply procedures/guidelines
- In collaboration with Operations Manager, develop close collaboration with programme sections through involvement in programme design, planning, and preparation for implementation of supply components as well as monitoring and evaluation. Support assessment of and collaboration with implementing partners including civil society, establishment of Programme Cooperation Agreements (PCAs), and monitoring of supply components under Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT)
- Provide guidance and recommendation on UN Joint Procurement Task Force – way forward for 2019 UN Reform.
- Report/Documentation for Supply/Logistic Officer to take action and implement on daily supply tasks
- Final Report on Market Survey
- Streamline Supply work process
- Recommendation for better controls in supply functions
- Establish accountability framework with programme sections for implementation of supply components as well as monitoring and evaluation, for delivery of results for children
- Recommendation for UN Joint Procurement Task Force, in line with 2019 UN Reform
- Final Consolidated Report on achievable and practical recommendations for improvement of supply operations
Duration: 7 weeks from 5 November to 21 December 2018
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- An advanced university degree is required in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law. A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in UNICEF, at the national and international level, in supply, logistics, procurement, and/or contracting is required.
- A first level university degree (Bachelor’s) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with seven (7) years of relevant work experience in UNICEF in supply, logistics, procurement, and/or contracting, may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree.
(Health/WASH supply chain management experience an advantage)
- Fluency in English is required.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=517151