Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Organization: World Food Programme
Closing date: 23 Jan 2022
  1. Contribute towards the development of logistics plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider logistics policies and WFP standards.

  2. Support or manage logistics projects or operational activities following standard processes and contributing, directly or indirectly, to the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.

  3. Collect and analyse data through research and networking with colleagues to recommend actions to senior staff to improve performance of local logistics operations.

  4. Conduct regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff to optimise use of available funds.

  5. Contribute to consolidation and preparation of operational pipeline planning, and to the management of operational aspects of the supply chain (procurement, shipping, port operation), including checking document and customs clearance readiness, loading and discharging operations and contracting of applicable transport, warehouse and any relevant logistics services.

  6. Contribute to supply chain by providing technical support and guidance to other CO unit/services, divisions, particularly for emergency response.

  7. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.

  8. Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), supporting a WFP-wide view of logistics activities that enables informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.

  9. Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners for efficient and effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries (e.g. through the design and review of training materials).

  10. Identify and build productive relationships with logistics colleagues and staff within the area of assignment to support an integrated approach to food assistance.

  11. Follow emergency logistics preparedness practices, participate in preparation of CO Logistics Capacity Assessment (LCA), to ensure WFP are able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

  12. Participate in the on-going review of internal processes and procedures and identify ways to increase the day-to-day efficiencies.

  13. Maintain the consistency of transport information, including commodity tracking in WFP’s integrated management systems.

  14. Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.

  15. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.

  16. Coordinate logistics operations with other organisations operating in the region.

  17. Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for assistance from the AO in Goma and its sub-offices, following standard processes and obtaining advice from CO Kinshasa as required, to ensure a quick and accurate resolution of all queries to a high standard.

  18. Other as required.

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