LOGISTICS ASSISTANT, G5 (2 positions)
Naqoura - Lebanon
|Posting Title:||LOGISTICS ASSISTANT, G5|
|Job Code Title:||LOGISTICS ASSISTANT|
|Department/Office:||United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon|
|Posting Period:||13 July 2018 – 27 July 2018|
|Job Opening Number:||18-Logistics and Supply Chain-UNIFIL-100727-R-Naqoura (M)|
Org. Setting and Reporting
These two positions are located in the Operations Unit, Mission Support Centre, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Deputy Chief of Mission Support Centre (MSC) or his/her designate.
• Support more senior staff with respect to all aspects of major services contracts.
• Prepare requisitions/raise service entry sheets or other required actions in Umoja.
• Provide updates of requisition status on a regular basis.
• Review cost estimates for input into budget formulation.
• Prepare routine office correspondence.
• Familiarize new staff with respect to work requirements and applicable UN guidelines and
• Perform other duties as required.
•Professionalism: Knowledge of policies, practices and regulations on management of
supplies, purchasing and logistics and ability to apply them in an organizational environment.
Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports on a wide variety of data. Solid
computer skills including proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets is desirable. 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.
•Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours 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.
•Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and
seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; Establishes and maintains productive
partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients’ needs and
matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the
clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of
progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
High school diploma or equivalent is required
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in practical field logistics operations or related area is required.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For these two posts advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Recruitment against these two positions 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.
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