World Food Programme(WFP)Website
World Food Programme(WFP)Website
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
The United Nati
ons World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. WFP Tanzania operates own grain milling plant located at Kizota area in Dodoma for its local and regional humanitarian programme.
Education: Completion of secondary school education, supplemented by vocational training programme in mechanical service technology. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Knowledge and skills for mechanical engineering is a must. Degree in mechanical engineering is an advantage/plus for this position. Also, knowledge of old milling machines.
Language: Fluency in English and Swahili languages.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Logistics Associate and the overall management of the Head of Dodoma Sub Office, the incumbent is expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to technical queries with only general guidance for all assistance modalities for both WFP and logistics common services. The incumbent is also expected to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems related to milling operations on a daily basis. Job holders typically manage a small team operating the milling plant, supervising and coaching staff.
To provide specialized support functions and/or supervise staff performing standard milling operations, logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of humanitarian food and services for all delivery modalities.
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Supply Chain Management and Optimization
Demonstrates ability to design basic supply chain networks, including appropriately assessing and escalating challenges to ensure that WFP is able to provide consistent and uninterrupted service to its beneficiaries and partners.
Planning, Project & Resource Mgmt
Collects and analyses relevant technical data from diverse sources to forecast operational needs under various scenarios and makes evidence-based proposals.
Information Management & Reporting
Liaises with internal and external stakeholders to consolidate preliminary data analysis, draft reports and disseminate information that represents concerns and trends.
Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution
Demonstrates ability to collect market information and process and analyse proposals in line with WFP standard rules and regulations in order to deliver efficiently.
Warehouse and Inventory Management
Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
Technical Assistance and Coordination
Demonstrates abilities to provide basic technical advice and maintain effective (inclusive, collaborative, unified) logistics coordination mechanisms with humanitarian partners and other relevant stakeholders.
LOGISTICS-Supply Chain Management and Optimization
LOGISTICS-Planning, Project & Resource Management
LOGISTICS-Information Management & Reporting
LOGISTICS-Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution
LOGISTICS-Warehouse and Inventory Management
LOGISTICS-Technical Assistance and Coordination
Deadline to receiving applications 06 June 2021.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
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