UNIFIL Job Opening
SUPPLY ASSISTANT, G4
Naqoura - Lebanon
|SUPPLY ASSISTANT, G4
|Job Code Title:
|United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
|22 August 2018 – 20 September 2018
|Job Opening Number:
|18-Logistics and Supply Chain-UNIFIL-102687-R-Naqoura (M)
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in Centralized Warehousing Unit in the Supply Chain Management Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief, Centralized Warehouse Management Section or his/her designate.
– Receive authorized on-line requisitions for stores’ supplies from Chief of Section and Head of Unit; assist in verifying the requisitions in accordance with the sections’/units’ monthly requirements;
– Assist in monitoring stock of supplies in the stores; assist in conducting regular stock taking of expendable items in warehouse stores;
– Assist Receiving and Inspection Unit (R&I) in receiving and inspecting goods delivered by vendors and managed by the Integrated Warehouse Unit. Prepare internal R&I reports for goods in the warehouse stores;
– Issue a variety of expendable and non-expendable supplies and capital items, equipment, furniture, machinery or other stored items; inspects incoming orders to assure presence of invoice material; considers future usefulness of returned goods, and determines stock to follow established supply requirement to replenish stocks based on past usage and anticipated future demand.
– Assist in preparing write-off requests for property which is lost, obsolete or damaged. Assist in raising request for write-off in the system; Enters data on all incoming expendable and non-expendable UN property, acquisitions, disposals, transfers, deletions and corrections
– Identify issues and implement solutions as instructed by the supervisor;
– Generate relevant status reports;
– Maintain and monitor relevant databases (e.g. stock levels and various supply items). Provide advice on technical matters to the supervisor
– Organize and maintain contract files and Section’s manuals
– Perform other duties as required.
Professionalism: A comprehensive grasp of assets management and accounting practices. 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.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Planning & 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.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
A minimum of three (3) years of progressively experience in logistics, inventory management, warehouse operations and supply chain management or related area is required.
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.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by competency-based interview.
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.
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