11 Jun 2012

Full-Time NATIONAL LOGISTICS ASSISTANT

ອົງການອາຫານໂລກ The United Nations World Food Programme – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYSalavan, Laos

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Job Description

ອົງການອາຫານໂລກ
The United Nations World Food Programme
The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. In Laos, WFP is committed to reduce undernutrition and food insecurity throughout the country. All WFP staff contributes as a team to this
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Vacancy Announcement: National Logistics Assistant SC-5
Vacancy Announcement No: WFP LAO 022 Date: 04 June 2012
Title: Logistics Assistant Duty Station: Saravane
Grade: SC5 Contract Type: Service Contract (1 year renewal)
Organization Unit: Logistics Unit Deadline for application: 18 June 2012 (15:00 Local Time)
A Logistics Assistant will be stationed in the Saravan Sub-Office and will work under direct supervision of the Head of Sub-office.
He/she will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities
• Supervising the daily activities of WFP logistics Operations under the Sub-Office
• Supervising and overseeing all logistics activities at the WFP warehouse in Saravane.
• Ensuring proper management of WFP commodities (food & non-food items) and assets (warehouses) as per established WFP logistics operation procedures and guidelines.
• Ensuring timely implementation of dispatch and distribution plans.
• Preparing and circulating reports on logistics operations.
• Ensuring timely and accurate entry/update of commodity movement data in the WFP corporate system (COMPAS).
• Ensuring accurate accountability of all commodities at all times-through regular physical inventories, timely and accurate recording and update of stock and stack cards, and reconciliation of physical counts with COMPAS.
• Collecting and consolidating information on logistics capacity in the province-sharing it with the country office.
• Alerting the Head of Sub-Office and Country Office on any potential logistics problems, constraints, or solutions, that would help ensure efficient and effective implementation of WFP’s Programme.
• Performing and other duties as and when requested by the supervisors.
Education:
A degree in education, Business Administration or any other related field.
Experience:
• At least three years of progressively responsible support experience including at least one year in the field of accounting, transport, insurance, statistics, operations or another related field;
• Good working knowledge of English, computer i.e. word processing, excel spread sheet.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae (including at least names, contact numbers or email addresses of 3 work referees) in a sealed envelope marked "Confidential" to:
UN World Food Programme
Donnokhum Village, Sisattanark District
P.O. Box 3150, Vientiane, Lao PDR
or email: vacancies.laos@wfp.org
Please put the vacancy announcement number and post on the envelope.
WFP is committed to gender balance in all functions and at all levels. We are committed to increasing the number of female staff in our offices.
Female candidates in particular are encouraged to apply.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note that CVs and other documents submitted to WFP cannot be returned.

Job Categories: LOGISTICES. Job Types: Full-Time.

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