Job Title: Logistics Assistant Organization:  Department of Operational Support Location: Kampala   Roles and responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development, planning, publishing and coordination of projected tasks schedules and support requirements for surface transport assets.
  •  Assist in coordinating with client missions on matters pertaining to ground movements.
  •  Assist in processing assigned Task Order Requests for all movements and in reviewing/analyzing task requests for cargo movements.
  •  Assist in the preparation of freight forwarding services SOR for the region in collaboration with client missions
  •  Assist in developing plans for the efficient and cost-effective utilization of UN assets, and assets of other UN agencies.
  •  Assist in conducting capacity surveys of relevant transportation infrastructure in the region, including potential transport commercial contractors.
  •  Assist in monitoring the technical and safety performance of surface transport assets and keep a record of their utilization and scheduled maintenance.
  •  Assist in collecting and analyzing data for air, surface movements, including operations and cargo data.
  •  Maintain records of cargo movement including requests, operational reports, related statistical data, cargo manifests, and customs documents and any other movement documentation required.
  •  Assist in developing and implementing air, surface transport standard operating procedures (SOPs) in compliance with the UN Regulations, UN Manual and procedures and the host country laws and regulations.
  •  Assist in developing air, surface transport administrative, logistics and technical support objectives and guidelines to effectively support the client missions.
  •  Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Chief.
  Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Certificate or training in the planning, coordination and control of at least two (2) modes of transport is required.
  • A valid International Air Transport Association (IATA) and/or International Maritime Organization (IMO) in dangerous goods certificate is required.
  • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in movement control/logistics operations is required.
  • Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems such as SAP (Umoja) is desirable.
  • Experience in analyzing data for supply chain is desirable. Experience working with business intelligence systems and data analysis tools is desirable.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
  How to apply All interested applicants should apply online via the link below: Click Here To Apply Application deadline: 11th May 2023 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. For similar Jobs, please remember to subscribe using the form below:

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