Logistics Consultant

UNICEF

UNICEF works in the world’s toughest places to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere. Across more than 190 countries and territories, we do whatever it takes to help children survive, thrive and fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines, we support child…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 1+ Years
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    Job Category UN | United Nations
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Sep 20, 2021

Job Description

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, results

Under the direction and guidance of the Sr. Logistics Associate, provides support to Nepal country office in providing logistics response with regard to the receiving, distribution, monitoring stock, and periodic inventory reporting.

How can you make a difference?

The Logistics Consultant performs skilled work on UNICEF warehouse operations and supply chain. The function is characterized as highly independent and provides opportunities for consultant to carry out responsibility for end to end warehousing and distribution management from the receiving to the end of the process and provide input to improve supply chain services and delivery mechanisms.

Assignments

The consultant will support the completion of the following tasks:

  1. Work with the UNICEF Supply Unit to support logistics operations such as receiving deliveries, inventory administration, distribution and transportation ensuring that all targeted supply needs are timely met.
  2. Liaise with the Programme Sections, Field Offices, and transporters for smooth transportation of all procured materials including inventories for early detection of issues and challenges.
  1. Receive Supplies in UNICEF Warehouse, check physically goods quantity/quality. In case of discrepancies/quality issues timely inform supervisor with appropriate details and follow up on the correct actions. Prepare, stamp/sign and file Goods-Receipt-Note.
  2. Stack items in the warehouse and affix labels/stock cards by ensuring sorting and storing materials according to item type, by batch and expiry.
  3. Review approved programe release request, consolidate dispatches by location/routing, and arrange transport and loaders for timely dispatch. Ensure all food/medicines items are released following first-expiry rule.
  4. Ensure timely update of bin/Stock card for all stock movements.
  5. Prepares appropriate documents for every release (Picking/Waybills/GRN etc). Ensure signed/stamped complete sets of documents are handed over to transporter. Monitor dispatches, ensure Consignee’s signed/stamped waybill is received and file accordingly.
  6. Inform concerned programme focal points on new arrivals and dispatches status possible in the same day.
  7. Support programmes in planning/distributing of supplies from any NCO warehouse as it required & also co-ordinate with LTA transporter for distribution of warehouse supplies
  8. Assist in physical count and verification of stocks as required
  9. Ensure warehouses are kept in clean and organized condition, timely report critical issues related to storage environment, supplies conditions or any other issue that might affect programme implementation.
  10. Support in Logistics/warehouse filling system up to date, including other Logistics/ warehouse duties as instructed.

Payment Scheme

  • Payment will be made on monthly basis as per below schemes:

Description of Deliverables

Target Delivery Date

Proposed Fee (NPR)

1st Deliverable – Upon Submission of monthly reportend Oct 2021 
2nd Deliverable – Upon Submission of monthly reportend Nov 2021 
3rd Deliverable – Upon Submission of monthly reportend Dec 2021 
4th Deliverable – Upon Submission of monthly reportend Jan 2022 
5th Deliverable – Upon Submission of monthly reportend Feb 2022 
6th Deliverable – Upon Submission of monthly reportend March 2022 

Required Qualification & Experience

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education:

  • Completion of secondary education preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to the work of the organization

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of relevant work experience in supply & logistics.
  • Experience working in UNICEF Supply & Logistics (formal/trainee) will be added advantage.

Special skills:

  • Fluency in English (verbal and written). Good written and spoken Nepali are a prerequisite.
  • IT skills and working knowledge of SAP, Microsoft – Excel, Powerpoint and Word software.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

How to Apply

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors.

UNICEF is not liable and the consultant/individual contractor is responsible for paying taxes incurred from the remuneration under this contract to the relevant government authorities following the Income Tax Act 2002 of Nepal.

Advertised: Nepal Standard Time
Deadline: Nepal Standard Time

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