UN Job in Lebanon, SUPPLY ASSISTANT, G4, UNIFIL-113115-PA

Posting Title:SUPPLY ASSISTANT, G4
Job Code Title:SUPPLY ASSISTANT
Department/Office:United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station:NAQOURA
Posting Period:12 March 2019 – 26 March 2019
Job Opening Number:19-Logistics and Supply Chain-UNIFIL-113115-R-Naqoura (M)
Staffing ExerciseN/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Centralized Warehousing Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief Centralized Warehousing Section or his/her designate.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Warehouse Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for performing the following major duties for the efficient control, management, and accountability of SKU’s inventory in accordance with UN Regulations, manuals and relevant guiding documents.

•Receives authorized on-line requisitions for stores’ supplies from Chiefs of Section and Heads of Units; assists in verifying the requisitions in accordance with sections’/units’ monthly requirements.
•Assists in monitoring stock of supplies in the stores; assists in conducting regular stock taking of expendable items in the supply stores.
•Assists in raising requisitions for services and items required by the supply Stores; liaises with offices and sections about the requests received. Follows-up and provides updates of requisition status on a regular basis.
•Assists Receipt and Inspection Unit (R&I) in receiving and inspecting goods delivered by vendors and managed by Supply Unit. Prepares internal R&I reports for goods in the Supply Stores.
•Assists in conducting periodic inventory of UN Non-Expendable property and attractive Property managed by Supply stores and updates records in the system by processing issue vouchers to individual end users of UN property for purpose of transparency and accountability.
•Assists in preparing write-off requests for property which is lost, obsolete or damaged.
•Assists in raising request for write-off in the system.
•Identifies issues and implements solutions as instructed by the supervisor.
•Generates relevant status reports.
•Maintains and monitors relevant databases (e.g. stock levels of various supply items).
•Provides advice on technical matters to the supervisor.
•Organizes, and maintains contract files and Section’s manuals.
•Performs other duties as required.

Competencies

•Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. 

Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

•Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.

•Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments. Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards. Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules. Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education

High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Experience

A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in supply chain, inventory management, logistics or related area is required. 
Experience in using Microsoft Word and MS Excel is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Recruitment against this position is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under ‘attachments” of your application in Inspira. 

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.


No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Above texts are copied from United Nations Official Web Page (careers.un.org) 
Copyright 2018 United Nations. All rights reserved

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