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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Logistics Assistant job in Uganda

Mine Action Coordination Center of United Nation (UNMACC) recruits:
Program: Emergency Mine Action, DRCongo.
Level ICA-L3
Location: Entebbe
Reporting to: National Logistics Officer
Duration: 12 months
Deadline for applications: Two weeks from announcement in the newspaper.

Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the National Logistics Officer in DRCongo, the duties and responsibilities are as follows:

Transport in Entebbe Office
Be in charge of the vehicle trip ticket and regular check on these documents to ensure fuel consumption is in line with the specifications of the relevant model.
Ensuring and makes arrangements for the regular servicing and maintenance of vehicles and records service history.
Ensuring that vehicles have relevant and updated documentation and are in a roadworthy condition in Uganda.

Travel in Entebbe Office
Follow up the movement of Mine Action to/from Uganda including all needed documents (MOP, Security clearance…)
Ensuring all hotel bookings and confirmations and also transports to the airport or movement within Uganda
Ensure the Cargo Movement Requests (CMR) for supplies and equipments in the area including any vehicles in transit

Procurement and Supply in Entebbe
Assisting the Logistics Officer in evaluating the projects equipment and supplies requirements, compiling of this information and determining the most efficient economical mode of procurement/delivery in Uganda.
With strict adherence to UNOPS rules and regulations receives quotations for local procurement requirements and prepares an analysis on the quotations and makes recommendations to award a contract / Purchase Order.
Movement of equipment into and within Uganda including all customs matters.

Ensure regular physical inventories in Entebbe and the Eastern region in DRC
Preparing reports to the Logistics Officer
Responsibility for the office in Entebbe
Support Logistics to all Mine Action partners, contractors and Monusco
Be the liaison Officer to ESB/MONUSCO departments
Provide support to MACC and operators personnel transiting through Entebbe
Maintaining the Project Communications network including VHF, HF and satellite means.
General tasks as assigned.


Baccalaureate+3 in business administration, engineering, economics or Diploma in a relevant discipline, or a combination of relevant education and experience.

Experience in procurement and stock management systems.
A minimum of 5 years similar middle management experience in logistics operations, preferably in humanitarian aid.
Proven employment record with a strong reporting history in the procurement and logistics field.
Demonstrated knowledge of procurement and logistics databases.
Excellent knowledge of material management policies including inventory and stores control.
Knowledge of UN rules and regulations highly desirable
Excellent personal organizational skills.
Flexibility in undertaking any kind of assignment.
Sound computer skills, in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes and Access.
Ability and flexibility to work in a multi-national/multi-cultural environment.
Valid civilian driving license.

Fluent in English (spoken and written) French will be a valuable asset. Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing

Ugandan Nationality with valid passport
Physically fit.

Submission of Applications
Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae, Copy of diploma and certificates, 3 references: names, phone number, mail address, All job related documents (e.g. attestations) and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), via e-mail . Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email.

Additional Considerations
- Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
- Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
- Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
- UNMACC reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level below the advertised level of the post

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