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Job Open at World Food Programme (WFP) Job Vacancies in Nigeria March 2019

is seeking to engage Qualified Nationals for the following positions: (i) Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer – P2 (ii) Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer – P4 (FIT Pool) (iii) Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer (P3) – FIT Pool.  The deadline for submission of applications is 5th April, 2019.

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About World Food Programme

The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

According to the WFP, it provides food assistance to an average of 91.4 million people in 83 countries each year. 

    • Headquarters:  Rome, Italy
    • Head:  David Beasley
    • Founded: 1961
    • Abbreviation:  WFP
    • Founders:  Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations General Assembly
    • Video game:  Food Force

Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer – P2 at World Food Programme (WFP) 

 

 Job Type  Full Time
 Job Title Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer – P2
 Experience  3 Years
 Location Any City, Nigeria
 Qualifications BA/BSco/HND  MBA/MSc/MA
  Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain
Requisition No 103215


Organizational Context

  • Are you passionate about developing supply chain and logistics solutions that will benefit the way WFP provides food assistance to thousands of beneficiaries? Are you interested in joining the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide? Are you ready to change and save the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you.
  • At WFP, we are looking for talented professionals that would like to join our FIT Pool, in Supply Chain and Logistics to contribute to the planning and coordination of field supply chain / logistics operations or provide analytics, to work toward an effective and integrated supply chain approach that meets the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.
  • Supply Chain and Logistics are fundamental on the entire process of end-to-end planning, sourcing and delivering of assistance. This covers safe and quality food, goods and transport, as well as shared supply chain services for WFP, its partners and the entire humanitarian community.
  • What is the FIT Pool? With the launch of the Future International Talent (FIT) Pool, WFP seeks to build a pool of highly qualified, dynamic professionals of all levels who wish to work in any of WFP’s countries of operation, including emergency and hardship duty stations.
  • Professionals, at any point in their career, that are looking for new challenges serving a humanitarian purpose, are welcome to join the WFP family to contribute to achieving Zero Hunger.

Key Accountabilities (Not All-Inclusive)
As a Supply Chain and Logistics Officer (P2 UN professional level), you will:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of supply chain plans and procedures to achieve operational cost efficiency, agility, reliability, quality and to support national capacity strengthening.
  • Contribute to regional and country context analyses and to the management of end-to-end operational supply chain and retail networks, to address operational supply chain challenges and optimization needs.
  • Plan and implement supply chain initiatives and services to ensure a timely, cost-effective and integrated approach working in cooperation with key partners.
  • Perform analyses and detailed conceptual work putting together comprehensive reports, finding opportunities for improvement and effective operationalization of supply chain within the area of responsibility.
  • Conduct regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff to improve the use of resources and effectiveness of supply chain operations.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships mostly at the operational level and collaborate with counterparts in the key supply chain functions, contributing to an integrated supply chain approach to food assistance and cross-functional operational alignment.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with supply chain counterparts amongst government and other national organizations, UN agencies, NGOs and private sector to share operational knowledge, contributing to coordinated and cost-effective supply chain operations.
  • Analyze the market and map supply chain networks to influence the selection of appropriate operation modalities to improve supply chain performance.
  • Support management of supply chain operations, or handle less complex supply chain operations, in compliance with the established supply chain strategies, policies, procedures and controls, and following corporate standards, with emphasis on quality control, loss prevention, risk mitigation, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Support the monitoring of supply chain activities to check that appropriate internal controls are followed to increase the day-to-day efficiencies and overall performance of supply chain operations.
  • Support management of service providers / vendors, port, fleet and warehouse operations to promote safe, efficient planning and execution of WFP operations.
  • Prepare accurate, comprehensive and timely reports, dashboards and other visual materials on supply chain activities, to support informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the partners.
  • Guide and supervise your direct reports, acting as a point of referral, providing training, mentorship, and feedback.
  • Contribute to preparedness actions and support quick emergency response to deploy food and resources at the onset of the crisis.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  • Other as required.

Standard Minimum Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced University degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Logistics, or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. (Check this website: https://www.whed.net/home.php)

Experience:

  • At least 3 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience and a proven track record in logistics or supply chain.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese required. Language will be tested.

Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role:

  • Experience coordinating supply chain and logistics activities with other teams;
  • Experience in analyzing and supporting the implementation of end-to-end supply chain/logistics operations;
  • Experience in implementing supply chain improvement initiatives;
  • Experience conducting analytical and conceptual work;
  • Experience in coordinating periodic planning across functions and with partners;
  • Experience working with external partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience supervising staff.

Terms and Conditions

  • If you are selected, you will be placed in the FIT Pool and may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations. The FIT Pool membership will last 2 years.
  • Mobility is the essence of WFP and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is rotational which means that you shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details, please visit icsc.un.org.

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Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer – P4 (FIT Pool) at World Food Programme (WFP) 

 

 Job Type  Full Time
 Job Title  supply chain/Logistics officer-P4 (FIT Pool)
 Experience  8 Years
 Location Any City, Nigeria
 Qualifications BA/BSco/HND  MBA/MSc/MA
  Job Field Logistics
Requisition No 103206


Organizational Context

  • Are you passionate about developing supply chain and logistics solutions that will benefit the way WFP provides food assistance to thousands of beneficiaries? Are you interested in joining the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide? Are you ready to change and save the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you.
  • At WFP, we are looking for talented professionals that would like to join our FIT Pool in Supply Chain and Logistics to provide expert advice and contribute to global / regional supply chain operations, or lead large field supply chain operations, to ensure an effective and integrated supply chain approach that meets the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.
  • Supply Chain and Logistics are fundamental on the entire process of end-to-end planning, sourcing and delivering of assistance. This covers safe and quality food, goods and transport, as well as shared supply chain services for WFP, its partners and the entire humanitarian community.
  • What is the FIT Pool? With the launch of the Future International Talent (FIT) Pool, WFP seeks to build a pool of highly qualified, dynamic professionals of all levels who wish to work in any of WFP’s countries of operation, including emergency and hardship duty stations.
  • Professionals, at any point in their career that are looking for new challenges serving a humanitarian purpose, are welcome to join the WFP family to contribute to achieving Zero Hunger.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
As a Supply Chain and Logistics Officer (P4 UN professional level), you will:

  • Participate in the formulation and implementation of corporate supply chain strategies, business models and solutions to meet operational requirements.
  • Align service or country strategy, policies and programmes to the global supply chain strategy and the WFP Strategic Plan, to achieve operational cost efficiency, agility, reliability, quality and to support national capacity strengthening.
  • Analyze regional/country context and lead the design and management of end-to-end operational supply chain and retail networks, to dedicatedly mitigate and address dynamic supply chain challenges and obtain operational optimization.
  • Design, plan and handle implementation of innovative supply chain operations, initiatives and large scale services to ensure timely, cost-effective and integrated approach with core activities and services and in cooperation with key partners.
  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation initiatives, analyzing standard methodologies from the humanitarian and development fields, academia and the private sector.
  • Lead supply chain planning and oversee and coordinate periodic planning across functions and with partners to develop consensus on supply chain operational plans. Coordinate the implementation of agreed plans with key partners.
  • Plan, monitor and manage resources to maximize the effectiveness of large supply chain operations.
  • Foster productive partnerships with key partners amongst government and other national organizations, UN agencies, NGOs, the private sector and academia to share knowledge and resources and build capacity, resulting in coordinated and cost-effective supply chain operations.
  • Create and review Supply Chain budget plans and monitor ongoing project performance against budget, ensuring adherence to policies, and review financial analysis and advice on how to optimize resources.
  • Lead market analysis and supply chain network mapping to select appropriate operation modalities that will improve supply chain performance.
  • Lead your supply chain operations ensuring compliance with the established supply chain strategies, policies, procedures and controls, and assist in the implementation of corporate standards, with emphasis on quality control, loss prevention, risk mitigation, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Regularly review the performance of supply chain operations to ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place.
  • Coordinate management of service providers / vendors, port, fleet and warehouse operations to promote safe, efficient planning and execution of WFP operations and safeguard WFP’s interests.
  • Run accurate and timely reporting, including analysis of supply chain activities and trends to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to a wide range of partners.
  • Lead, motivate and develop your team by providing coaching, training and career guidance as required to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  • Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance and monitoring the management of specific supply chain risks to enable WFP, governments and other partners to quickly respond and deploy food and resources at the onset of the crisis.
  • Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  • Other as required.

Standard Minimum Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced University degree from a recognized university preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Logistics, or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Experience:

  • At least 8 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience and a consistent track record in logistics or supply chain.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese required. Language will be tested.

Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role:

  • Experience in leading supply chain/logistics operations, including coordination with internal and external stakeholders and partners, and supporting emergency programs;
  • Experience in shaping and implementing operational supply chain strategies in a country;
  • Experience in operational and strategic supply chain planning;
  • Experience in developing and handling relationships, and building large scale initiatives with external partners;
  • Experience in implementing/setting-up supply chain improvement and optimization initiatives to achieve cost efficiency, improved agility, reliability, and quality;
  • Experience negotiating service arrangements with multiple third parties respecting WFP’s best interests;
  • Experience in monitoring operational success and suggesting areas of improvements;
  • Experience supervising teams of professional staff.

Terms and Conditions

  • If you are selected, you will be placed in the FIT Pool and may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations. The FIT Pool membership will last 2 years.
  • Mobility is the essence of WFP and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is rotational which means that you shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance

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Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer (P3) – FIT Pool

Job Type  Full Time
 Job Title Supply Chain/ Logistics Officer – P3
 Experience 5 Years
 Location Any City, Nigeria
 Qualifications BA/BSco/HND  MBA/MSc/MA
  Job Field Logistics
Requisition No 103210
Fixed Term Fit Pool


Organizational Context

  • Are you passionate about developing supply chain and logistics solutions that will benefit the way WFP provides food assistance to thousands of beneficiaries? Are you interested in joining the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide? Are you ready to change and save the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you.
  • At WFP, we are looking for talented professionals that would like to join our FIT Pool in Supply Chain and Logistics to provide specialist advice and analytics, and contribute to integrated supply chain operations at a global / regional level, or lead field supply chain operations, to ensure an effective and integrated supply chain approach meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.
  • Supply Chain and Logistics are fundamental on the entire process of end-to-end planning, sourcing and delivering of assistance. This covers safe and quality food, goods and transport, as well as shared supply chain services for WFP, its partners and the entire humanitarian community.
  • What is the FIT Pool? With the launch of the Future International Talent (FIT) Pool, WFP seeks to build a pool of highly qualified, dynamic professionals of all levels who wish to work in any of WFP’s countries of operation, including emergency and hardship duty stations.
  • Professionals, at any point in their career that are looking for new challenges serving a humanitarian purpose, are welcome to join the WFP family to contribute to achieving Zero Hunger.

Key Accountabilities (Not All-Inclusive)
As a Supply Chain and Logistics Officer (P3 UN professional level), you:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of supply chain plans and procedures, in line with the global WFP supply chain strategy and regional / functional strategies, policies, and plans, to achieve operational cost efficiency, agility, reliability, quality and to support national capacity strengthening.
  • Analyze regional / country context, and design and manage end-to-end operational supply chain and retail networks, to mitigate and address dynamic supply chain challenges and obtain operational optimization.
  • Plan and manage the implementation of innovative supply chain operations, initiatives and services to ensure timely, cost-effective and integrated approach with core activities and services and in cooperation with key partners.
  • Provide your technical advice and identify opportunities for improvement and innovation initiatives analyzing standard methodologies from the humanitarian and development fields, academia and the private sector.
  • Plan, monitor and manage resources to maximize the effectiveness of supply chain operations.
  • Build productive partnerships and collaborate with counterparts in critical supply chain functions to ensure an integrated supply chain approach to food assistance and cross-functional operational alignment.
  • Create and review Supply Chain budget plans and monitor ongoing project performance against budget, ensuring adherence to policies and review financial analysis and advice on how to optimize resources.
  • Identify and build productive partnerships with counterparts amongst government and other national organizations, UN agencies, NGOs and private sector to share operational knowledge and resources and build capacity to ensure coordinated and cost-effective supply chain operations.
  • Perform in-depth market analysis and supply chain network mapping to influence the selection of appropriate operation modalities to improve supply chain performance.
  • Lead your supply chain operations to ensure compliance with the established supply chain strategies, policies, procedures and controls, and following corporate standards, with emphasis on quality control, loss prevention, risk mitigation, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Regularly monitor the performance of supply chain operations to ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place.
  • Manage service providers / vendors, port, fleet, and warehouse operations to promote safe, efficient planning and execution of WFP operations and safeguard WFP’s interests.
  • Run accurate and timely reporting, including substantial analysis of supply chain activities and trends, to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to a wide range of partners.
  • Lead, motivate and develop your team by providing coaching, training and career guidance as required, to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  • Contribute to preparedness actions, providing your technical recommendations, guidance and monitoring the management of specific supply chain risks to enable WFP, governments and other partners to quickly respond and deploy food and resources at the onset of the crisis.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  • Other as required.

Standard Minimum Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced University degree from a recognized university preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Logistics, or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. (Check this website: https://www.whed.net/home.php)

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience and a consistent track record in logistics or supply chain.

Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role:

  • Experience in managing an area of supply chain / logistics operations, including coordination with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience in implementing operational supply chain strategies in a country;
  • Experience in designing and implementing supply chain, retail and partnership networks;
  • Experience in managing relationships and building initiatives with external partners;
  • Experience evaluating and selecting service providers and suppliers;
  • Experience identifying operational risks;
  • Experience in implementing approved corrective actions to improve performance and monitor progress;
  • Experience supervising professional staff.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese required. Language will be tested.

Terms and Conditions

  • If you are selected, you will be placed in the FIT Pool and may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations. The FIT Pool membership will last 2 years.
  • Mobility is the essence of WFP and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is rotational which means that you shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance

How to apply for World Food Programme 

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Please Note:

    • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
    • WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
    • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
    • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
    • WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.
    • No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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