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Supply Chain Officer (Markets and Cash Based Transfer), NOA (170461)

JOB PURPOSE

To provide analytics and contributions to the supply chain activities or/and contribute to field supply chain operations, following an effective and integrated supply chain approach meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.

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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Support the development and implementation of supply chain plans for CBT and Market Development activities, in line with the global WFP supply chain strategy, global CBT strategy, and regional/functional strategies, policies and plans, to achieve operational cost efficiency, agility, reliability, quality and to support national capacity strengthening.
  • Work in close collaboration with cross functional counterparts, especially the internal Cash Working Group (CWG) to align CBT initiatives and ensure that Supply Chain role in CBT Business Processes are fully operationalized included to increase programme efficiency.
  • In partnership with the Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping (VAM) team, contribute to the implementation of market assessments to contribute to CBT feasibility analysis on the selection of appropriate operation modalities to improve supply chain cash-based performance and market development activities.
  • Support the mapping and management of end-to-end operational supply chain Cash Based Assistance and retail networks and contribute to the implementation of supply chain cash-based operations, initiatives, and services that assures and enables supply.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the technology solutions (e-Commerce, Dalilii, etc…) and cold chain projects, including spearheading design, development, roll-out and scale up.
  • Collect, analyze, cleanse data, and create reports and dashboards highlighting opportunities for improvement and effective operationalization of supply chain Cash Based Assistance activities and contribute to informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development of guidelines, SOPS and tools for mainstreaming market development activities and capacity development of traders and other market actors.
  • Support supply chain cash-based projects and operational day-to-day activities in compliance with the established supply chain cash-based strategies, policies, procedures, and controls, and following corporate standards, contributing to quality control, risk mitigation and cost effectiveness.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Advanced University degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Logistics, or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.
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DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • Two (2) years of direct relevant professional/Managerial experience in:
    • Experience in analyzing Supply Chain Cash Based Assistance operational context and trends.
    • Experience in supporting analytical and conceptual work on supply chain strategy and implementation.
    • Experience in designing plans and operational scenarios in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders.
    • Experience in analyzing end-to-end supply chain cash-based operations.
    • Experience in retail market functionalities data collection and analyses
    • Experience working with supply chain information systems.
    • Experience in troubleshooting and solving operational issues.

Global Fleet Consultant (171287)

JOB PURPOSE

The fleet Consultant, based in WFP Regional Bureau in Nairobi will lead initiatives to further improve WFP’s fleet efficiency with structured implementation & roll out to realize tangible benefits. The focus will remain on developing models that promote end-to-end efficiencies and integration, streamlining local operations while minimizing supply chain activities, costs, and emissions.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the general supervision of the Global Fleet Manager, the incumbent shall perform the following duties:

  • Develop a Fleet Leasing model for identified Country Offices in the region
  • Support the implementation of a Global Fuel Management Project.
  • Progression of Fleet waste recycling opportunities for specific Country Offices in the region.
  • Support the implementation of dead stock disposal of spare parts and trucks.
  • Identify and develop concepts for scalable solutions for Last Mile Delivery within the region.
  • Provide project management support, following established capacity strengthening targets and WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Engage with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation, and monitoring of ongoing Fleet activities.
  • Support communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs, and government institutions as relevant to the assigned projects.
  • Detail any other potential exposure issues that are associated with the projects.
  • Participate in fleet field missions to Country Offices.

STANDARD MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Degree or Diploma in the field of Heavy Commercial Fleet Management, Supply Chain, or related field;

Experience

  • Minimum 8 years of professional working experience in fleet management with a recognized international organization;
  • Experience in managing transport operations within a large business entity or agency, including coordination with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Experience in identifying & implementing corrective actions to improve performance and monitoring progress;
  • Previous commercial experience in the sector at the senior management level;

Language

  • Proficiency in English

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