Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, ...), Projet/programme de développement
Opportunités de carrière : Tally Assistant SC2, Luanda (6 month contract) (156090)
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 Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to end global hunger. 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.
In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. Present in nearly 80 countries, the organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas. We manage an operating budget of approximately $5.9 billion each year, distributing 12.6 billion rations to those most in need. We reach an average of 80 million people with food assistance in around 80 countries each year. The World Food Programme office in Johannesburg is a Regional Office coordinating and supporting the delivery of humanitarian assistance to 11 Southern Africa countries including, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Botswana, Malawi, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Brazzaville.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
This position is in WFP Angola Field Office. The Tally Assistant will support the launch and implementation of a bilateral service provision operation in Angola involving the last mile delivery of medical products and supplies. This is high-profile operation and is in line with key global initiatives such as ’The Grand Bargain’, ’Delivering as One’ and the ’SDG 17 Partnership for the Goals’. The service will be funded by the Global Fund under the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) through UNDP as its nominated Principal Recipient on behalf Ministry of Health.
The Global Fund is one of the major investors in the health sector in Angola and through its PR identified WFP as the supply chain partner for a role of 4PL and provision of last mile transport services of medicines and health supplies across in the regions of Benguela and Cuanza Sul. WFP is also expected to support the delivery of COVID19 PPEs for the greater Luanda region and any other region as may be advised by the beneficiary.
WFP will be in charge of overseeing and managing the long-haul transport and last mile delivery of pharmaceutical products in support of the Ministry of Health’s in-country health supply chain, and will support any related capacity strengthening initiatives with a view to meeting the project objectives and all aspects of the scope of work. The Tally Assistant will report to the WFP Health Supply Chain Manager.
WFP will be in charge of overseeing and managing the last mile delivery of pharmaceutical products in support of the Ministry of Health’s in-country health supply chain, and will support any related capacity strengthening initiatives with a view to meeting the project objectives and all aspects of the scope of work.
The Tally Assistant will report to the Warehouse and Distribution Associate. This is an important role and successful candidate will be required to closely coordinate with the Logistics officer and data coordinator for the LMD Project, UNDP, WFP logistics vendors, and the regional bureau of Johannesburg in performing his/her duties pertaining to the project.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Obtain authorization from the Warehouse and distribution associate for the execution of loading for delivery of medicines and other health products.
Verify the number and content of packages against the information on the loading authorizations received by WFP
Verify the types of products and quantities loaded on trucks for delivery to different destinations
Scrupulously ensure the tallying of items during loading and unloading.
Close monitor the handling team during operations in collaboration with the handling company.
Ensure the correct handling of products during loading and unloading to prevent damages to the products;
Check the conditions of the trucks before loading to ensure that minimum requirements are met to keep medicines and other health products in good conditions during transportation;
Report any anomaly noted to the direct supervisor who will follow up with the other supervisors;
Perform other related functions as required.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.
Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.
Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.
Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
Capability NameDescription of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Supply Chain Management and OptimizationDisplays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
Planning, Project & Resource ManagementSupports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
Information Management & ReportingCollates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational ExecutionAbility to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
Warehouse and Inventory ManagementDemonstrates ability to carry out day to day activities around warehouse and inventory management in a manner that complies with WFP's operational warehouse procedures.
Technical Assistance and CoordinationDemonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Completion of secondary school education with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings.
Three or more years of progressively work experience in a relevant field of work
Knowledge & Skills:
Experience in conducting basic logistics activities (tallying).
Excellent knowledge of Portuguese. Basic knowledge of Spoken and Written English will be added advantage
This is a 6 month Service Contract
Net monthly salary USD1829 - USD2291
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
This vacancy announcement will close on Friday 04 February 2022 at 11:59 pm Angola time.
Female applicants 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.