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United Nations Support Office in Somalia: Logistics Officer



1 week ago

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Chief Centralized Warehousing Section, the Logistics Officer reports directly to the Chief, Centralized Warehousing Section. This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Responsibilities Within the delegated authority, the Logistics Officer will be responsible for the following duties: • Exercises managerial and supervisory control over all logistics support required by the mission. • Develops, prepares, coordinates and monitors overall support plans including demand forecasting, supply schedules, priorities or requirements, and resolution of urgent operational needs. • Monitors and coordinates all multifunctional logistic requirements at the operational and tactical levels. • Assists Chief Supply Chain Management in the development of policy and procedures for logistics support. • Briefs Chief Centralized Warehousing Section on a daily basis on the ongoing operation/requests . • Ensures that logistics requirements take account of gender-specific needs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Experience in international military or UN peacekeeping operations is desirable
  2. Experience in demand and inventory planning, forecasting and delivery planning is required Experience in use of relevant tools and applications in warehouse management, inventory planning, and replenishment planning
  3. or related field is required
  4. Experience in providing logistics and supply chain support services in a complex, volatile, conflict or post-conflict environment is desirable

Education + Experience

  1. Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in logistics, business administration, public administration, engineering, supply chain management or other relevant field
  2. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree