Job no: 532181
Work type: Fixed Term Appointment
Categories: Finance and Administration, Supply/Logistics, Support: Operations, G-6, Operations and Business Management
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, Equity
UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.
The current UNICEF-Government of Zimbabwe Country Programme of Cooperation (2016-2020) aims to support Zimbabwe to sustain and build upon the gains achieved for children during the 2012-2015 Country Programme of Cooperation. The programme focuses on improving the quality of social services, increasing access to services, and helping to build national and sub-national capacities to provide low-cost, high-impact interventions for all children, especially the most vulnerable.
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How can you make a difference?
A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen within UNICEF Zimbabwe’s Supply & Logistics Section, for a passionate and committed Warehouse Associate (GS-6). Reporting to the Logistics Officer (NO-2 level), the Warehouse Associate performs highly skilled work on UNICEF supply chains and manages the UNICEF warehouse through receipt of supplies, monitoring of in/out supplies, organize and supervise kit packing and consolidation of supplies for in country distribution. Furthermore, the Warehouse Associate is responsible for proper stock keeping of goods, guiding and supervising casual labor workers, provides periodic inventory lists with flag indication on perishable goods. The incumbent will also assist on ordering, packing and delivery of supplies for the country program and emergencies.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
- Warehouse facilities and operations management
- Warehouse supplies receiving, releases, dispatches, stock verification and records maintenance
- Organise and supervise the supplies packing process
- Assisting on deliveries of supplies when required
- Maintain warehousing and inventory management processes
- Assess availability of space and prepare stacking and storage plans
- Stock reports preparation
- Stock aging monitoring
- Provide guidance on warehouse management
- Supplies transportation follow ups and acknowledgement
For more information on the job description, please follow this link: Job description_Warehouse Associate GS6.doc
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to warehouse management, supply chain, logistics, business administration, or another relevant technical field.
- A degree in warehouse management, supply chain, logistics or business administration will be an added advantage.
- A minimum of 6 years of relevant administrative experience in warehousing, logistics or supply chain management is required.
- Understanding of development and humanitarian work is an advantage.
- Fluency in English and local language of the duty station is required. Knowledge of another UN language is considered as an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
The functional competencies required for this post are…
- Builds and maintains partnerships
- Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
- Drive to achieve results for impact
- Innovates and embraces change
- Manages ambiguity and complexity
- Thinks and acts strategically
- Works collaboratively with others
Detailed information on UNICEF’s competency framework can be viewed here.
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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
- Please note that UNICEF does not charge a fee or require personal banking details at any stage of the recruitment process.
Applications close: 19 Jun 2020