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The following Vacancy exist at UNICEF for a supply manager in Abuja
Job Title: Supply Manager, P-4, Abuja
Vacancy No: E-VN-2011-002224
Duty Station: Abuja
Job Level: P-4
Post Date: December 19 2011
Contract Type: Long-term Staff (FT)
Purpose of the Position
Under the direct guidance of the Chief of Operations, you will manage the supply and operations of a complex nature with significant impact on programme delivery, services, supply and logistic, processes and systems, requiring advanced professional technical mastery and expertise in of operations and programme objectives. You
will be accountable for effective planning, contracting, procurement, distribution, inventory management of UNICEF supplies, in of the Country Programmes.
Key Expected Results
1. Rapid and relevant responses provided to evolving supply needs and situations, including emergency situations, with a priority on achieving value for money.
2. Effective collaboration and partnership in supply/procurements/purchasing/contracting/ with internal and external counterparts developed and maintained through better coordination, communication and net ing.
3. Technical leadership, support, coaching and training provided to capacity-building in order to enhance efficient, effective and timely delivery of supplies.
4. Effective procurement conducted to attain best overall value while maintaining product quality.
5.The highest level of integrity, standards and accountability maintained by implementing sound, accurate supply/ management systems, procedures and documentation as well as regular and accurate reporting.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Advanced university degree in Business Administration, Management, International Economics, Engineering, International Development, Contract/commercial Law or specialization in directly related areas including credited courses in supply, logistics, purchasing or contracting. Equivalent educational qualification in relevant areas (transport or logistics operations/management, supply management, etc.)*
*A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Competencies of Successful Candidate
Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
Knowledge of Supply Chain Management preferably in a developing country context
Mastery of technical (product , market research/analysis) required for Supply
Management/Purchasing/Contracting (e.g., vaccine, equipment, medical supplies, contracts, customs function, taxation, insurance, etc.)
Eight years of relevant experience. Both national and international work experience in supply, logistics, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other related fields Work experience in emergency duty stations.
Ensures that or follows relevant company policies and procedures.
Has excellent leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.
Knowledge of relevant Information Technology software
Fluency in English and another UN language.
Sets high standards for quality and consistently achieves project goals.
Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Demonstrates and shares detailed technical and expertise.
Adjusts or ’s approach to embrace changing circumstances.
Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly; initiates and generates - and -wide activities.
Sets clearly defined objectives and plans activities for self, own team or department.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
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Application deadline: 06-Jan-12