DESCRIPTION OF ASSIGNMENT
1. Assignment Title: Logistics Assistant
2. Duty Station, Country: Kinshasa, Bukavu and Bunia - DRC
3. Duration: Until 30 June 2024, with possible extension
4. Expected Starting Date: 01 July 2023
5. Host Agency/Host Institute: MONUSCO
6. Description of tasks:
Under the supervision of the Chief, Integrated Warehouse Unit the Logistics Assistant will be responsible for;
The development of a meaningful transaction history file of assets using both manual and automated tools such as the Business Objects reporting tools and UMOJA.
Developed and conduct accurate inventory performance analysis using the following metrics: service levels, comparative forecast calculations, unusual usage, safety/contingency stock calculator, minimum/maximum analysis, excess inventory analysis, and ranking (ABC) analysis.
Manage analysis and performance monitoring of the effectiveness and execution of asset control procedures in the IWs.
Ensure accountability and proper tracking mechanisms to meet the expected organizational standards and goals.
Identify and implement solutions to problematic areas of the asset control process and oversee an effective support organization for the asset control system and the control of UN property is sustained.
Verify the accuracy of the data recorded/updated in the assets control system.
Monitor and verifies the accuracy of inventory data captured in the assets database (UMOJA);
Identifies discrepancies in the inventory and liaises with assets holders to resolve problems, when required.
Creates customized views through Business Objects to analyse inventory status, as required.
Monitor the assets and materials in the Integrated Warehouse.
Any other related duties as requested by the supervisor.
A) Qualifications, skills, and experience:
Degree level: Bachelor's degree
Type of Degree: Logistics, Supply Chain or Economics
The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports (the host entity) with professionalism, dedication, and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:
Completion of Bachelor’s degree with additional logistics, shipping, or warehousing training.
Minimum 2 years of Warehouse experience, Property Control work, or Inventory Management assignments, or an R&I (Receiving and Inspection) background with an equivalent accumulated amount of field experience.
Fluent in French, knowledge of English is a highly desired asset.
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
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