Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Logistics Assistant at World Health Organization (WHO)

The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to (a) the reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines and (b) the strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.Logistics Assistant at World Health Organization (WHO)

Job Title: Logistics Assistant

Job ID: 1801021
Location: Abuja
Grade: G6
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 12 Months

Description Of Duties
Under the overall supervision of the Operations Officer and the functional guidance of the Technical Officer for Operations, the incumbent will perform the following functions: -Maintain an up to date record of all EPI fixed assets and attractive items. Supervise physical verification of fixed assets and generate collated quarterly reports from zonal logistics assistants. Maintain custody of fixed assets barcodes and accept assets in GSM while barcoding. Generate annual fixed assets movement cards based on the WHO e-manual XIII.2. Provide guidance on handling of non-functional equipment and assist with arrangements for proper disposalConduct logistics function at the country office pertaining to office and official residences maintenance and management. Following up with relevant Government counterpart for transactions relating to the premises.Support verification of radio and satellite communication equipment for tracking and billing in close consultation with radio room and radio technicians. Liaise regularly with zonal and state offices to monitor operations activities and report on vehicle, staff movement, facilities maintenance and security related matters from zones. Regularly assess logistics needs for zonal and state offices and summarize recommendations for implementation.Prepare a monthly report to the Operations Officer on Logistic activities across the country including fixed assets, facilities maintenance and movement of stocks, office consumables and office equipment. Prepare monthly inventory report with indicative analysis giving recommendations on need for replacement and/or purchase of additional equipmentProvide logistics support for upcoming logistics requirements as may be required.Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications Education Essential: Completion of secondary education; preferably supplemented by a technical/self studies or university degree. Desirable: University degree in Engineering or Management studies

Experience Essential: At least eight years working experience in operations and logistics with a complex and diverse work environment, preferably an international organization Desirable: At least 2 years' experience in inventory and ware house management

Very good understanding of operations and logistics in a complex work environment Excellent knowledge of fixed asset management.

WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Ensuring the effective use of resources Producing results Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Desirable REMUNERATION WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 8,200,887 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave. Additional Information
  • 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 has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
Grade G6 Contractual Arrangement Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4 Contract duration
12 Months

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
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Application Deadline Date
2nd April, 2018.


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