Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its [Strategy 2030](https://www.adb.org/documents/strategy-2030-prosperous-inclusive-resilient-sustainable-asia-pacific). ADB only hires nationals of its [68 members](https://www.adb.org/who-we-are/about#members). The position is assigned in the Transport and Communications Division (PATC) within the Pacific Department. The department is in charge of managing client relationships with 14 Pacific Developing Member Countries and PATC coordinates activities relating to infrastructure and policy reforms under the transport and communications sector. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click [here](https://www.adb.org/about/how-were-organized). Job Purpose The Transport Specialist supports sector policy and reforms and identifies, develops, implements, and administers loans, grants, TA projects, and non-lending products and services (NLPS) in the transport sector. He/she will provide support in identifying, developing, implementing, and administering loans/grants, technical assistances, and non-lending products and services in the transport sector. The incumbent will report to Director, PATC and will supervise national and administrative staff Responsibilities - Supports the review of transport sector policies, strategies and innovative approaches including transport infrastructure and services, road asset management, maritime and aviation transport systems, and multimodal logistics. - Conducts analysis of transport sector development trends and thematic work including sustainability of infrastructure, road safety, road maintenance, public service obligation in transport operations. Disseminates and shares knowledge produced by such sector and thematic works. - Participates in dialogue with government officials in the assigned DMC on transport policy and reforms in advancing policy and institutional reforms in the transport sector, including institution modernization, transport network development, project management, operation and maintenance of transport systems, regional cooperation and integration, and multimodal transport. - Coordinates with RM team and relevant HQ teams for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences and continuous improvement of practices and integration of transport policy commitments to the management of projects, including coordination with development partners and mobilization of cofinancing for transport projects. - Ensures quality and compliance of lending and non-lending products and operations with respect to relevant ADB policy and strategies. - Supports loan, grant and TA projects in the transport sector, and manages risk and possibly conflicting stakeholder interests. - Engages in dialogue with the client on how to continuously improve the transport portfolio monitoring system by introducing new tools to enable early detection of potential portfolio problems. - Provides advice on ADB policies, guidelines, practices on project development and administration with internal and external stakeholders. - Leads multidisciplinary teams and ensure the overall quality of the work by coaching and mentoring teams and individuals to ensure their ongoing learning and development. - Performs other tasks as assigned and reflected in the incumbent's workplan. Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements - A university degree in Transport, Engineering, or equivalent, preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent. - At least 6 years of relevant professional experience, including international work experience, with exposure in the full project cycle (i.e. programming, project processing to project administration). - Technical experience in civil works projects related to transport would be a distinct advantage. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required - Please refer to the [link](https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/42368/adb-competencies-international-staff-3-4-201908.pdf) for the ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 3-4. General Considerations The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years. ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive [benefits package](https://www.adb.org/site/careers/what-we-offer). Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience. ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply. 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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, a Hero https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbkJiMmvKqk How can you make a difference? The Supply Chain Specialist (Quality Assurance) reports to the Chief of Supply and Logistics as per the Country Office (CO). The supply chain operations include planning, procurement, contracting, customs clearance, warehousing, in country transport and distribution, as well as monitoring of supplies, services and construction works. Afghanistan office has an unprecedented supply component to support the scale up activities. These include procurement of goods, services and construction in an unstable operating context. The incumbent supports the Chief of Supply and Logistics in risk mitigation through compliance of UNICEF policies and financial rules. When risks are well managed, extraordinary results can be achieved; inadequate management of risks can jeopardize the achievement of results. Many problems affecting children cannot be solved by doing 'more of the same,' and call for new and innovative approaches and flexibility, often involving additional risk. Hence the need for a Supply Chain Specialist (Quality Assurance) covering the procurement and the operation environment for the economic, efficient and effective delivery of results for children. Summary of key functions/accountabilities: - Risk Identification, Management and Mitigation - Develop and mainstream technical guidance tools on Risk Management and Safeguarding - Identify practical approaches to risk management and develop monitoring tools for all supply and logistics functions to ensure compliance of UNICEF policies. - end User monitoring in collaboration with programme and implementing - Technical and advisory support for supply chain strengthening Risk Identification, Management and Mitigation - Leads the development and improvement of Supply and Logistics risk management framework and policy - Ensures robust identification and mitigation of risks by Supply and Logistics Section of Afghanistan Country Office (ACO)and associated suppliers, vendors, service providers, partners managing UNICEF resources, including by proactively conducting regular reviews within the section. - Maintains updated risk frameworks and presents updates on evolving and projected risks quarterly on a case-by-case basis - Ensures appropriate action is taken on any emerging and worsening risks. - Point of contact for the section on risk management and coordinates, as necessary, on follow up to allegations of misconduct, fraud, etc. - Ensures well planned monitoring and review of the risk management and performs regular checking and/or surveillance to ensure that risk treatment is effective. Develop and mainstream technical guidance tools on Risk Management and Safeguarding - Conducts the testing of procedures, formats and tools for Supply and logistics Section use, including gathering and analysing lessons learned - Gathers field inputs and contribute and ensure the finalization and roll out of tools, as necessary - Develops and rolls out training material Identify practical approaches to risk management and develop monitoring tools for all supply and logistics functions to ensure compliance of UNICEF policies - Ensures appropriate action is taken on any emerging and worsening risks. - Ensures risks reporting and escalates to the Management as needed, suggesting course of action. E.g coordination with OIA on potential fraud incidents and finding the appropriate mechanism to address the issues. - Assist in monitoring the implementation of recommendations and in the review and assessment of the adequacy of corrective actions taken by the concerned stakeholders. - Ensure timely delivery of assurance and advisory services, provide direction and guidance to the team members and coach them for effective team results. End User monitoring in collaboration with programme and implementing partners - In collaboration with supervisor, develop close collaboration with programme sections for end user monitoring through involvement in programme design and planning for inclusion of monitoring and evaluation of supplies in a structured manner. Establish accountability framework with programmes, for delivery of results for children. - Support assessment of and collaboration with implementing partners including civil society, establishment of Programme Cooperation Agreements (PCAs), and monitoring of supply components under Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT). - Develop and maintain partnership and collaborative relations with Government, UN organizations and bilateral counterparts in supply and logistics activities including harmonized and collaborative procurement. Technical and advisory support for supply chain strengthening - Provide supply input to donor dialogue, and support development of supply components of proposals to donors including budgeting and use of innovative financing mechanisms for supplies, services and construction works. - Promote/drive supply chain strengthening and change management initiatives with governments and partners, to ensure efficient and effective supply chains for children. - Provide input to capacity development initiatives in the area of supply chains for children, in close collaboration with programme colleagues. Support supply components of health systems strengthening as might be relevant in the country context. To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? Education: An advanced university degree is required in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law, International Development, Health or related social science field, Work Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required. Understanding of development and humanitarian work. Emergency experience an advantage. Health supply chain management experience an advantage. Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate? UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA). To view our competency framework, please visit [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf). UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. 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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, a calling. We are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not a job, it's a calling. UNICEF's Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) provides services to UNICEF offices around the world in the areas of Finance, Master Data Management, Human Resources Administration, Payroll, and IT Customer Care. Our mission is to be a Centre of Excellence for the global delivery of efficient services within a culture of customer service, continuous business improvement, knowledge-sharing and innovation to support the effective achievement of UNICEF's programme results worldwide. GSSC has won the 2019 Business Services Firm of the Year in Hungary, 26 regional awards announced at the Central and Eastern European Business Services Summit & Awards held in Warsaw, Poland. Please visit our [UNICEF GSSC page](https://www.unicef.org/gssc) How can you make a difference? UNICEF Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) is seeking a Chief in the Service Quality Management (SQM) Section to lead on business relationship, performance, change and project management and promotes an environment of continuous improvement in all global service delivery. The function plays a leading role in implementing the GSSC's vision to operate as a world class shared service center, driving operational business innovation and efficiency throughout UNICEF by adopting proven best practices from both the public and private sectors to provide the Organization with improved business processes with sound performance management. Simultaneously the Centre continuously seeks further opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency through business simplification, automation, vertical integration and horizontal migration of functions from high to low-cost locations. The GSSC will strive to ?do more with less? through continuous business and service performance improvement, using real-time performance monitoring and data analytics to seek opportunities for efficiency gains. The GSSC leverages and pursues opportunities to strengthen the role and added value of its global shared services center as a center of excellence for the global delivery of efficient, dynamic and streamlined services building on a culture of customer service, continuous business improvement, knowledge-sharing and innovation to support the effective achievement of UNICEF's programme results worldwide and drive efficiencies into the offices it serves, a key leadership and enabler role of this function. This will involve: 1. Strategy and Governance - Support GSSC Director in establishing and implementing the vision and strategy for GSSC focusing on driving efficiencies into the center and offices it serves - Create and provide guidance on a transparent governance model based on trust and partnership - Play a leading role in the development of the GSSC annual plans, strategic plans and office management plan. Support demand planning and budgeting processes. 2. Business Relationship Management - Foster effective client partnerships and joint accountability for process outcomes and efficiency gains towards meeting the key drivers focused on i) increase mission focus; ii) reduce the overall organization risk; iii) increase service capacity; and iv) increase cost efficiencies - Identify and provide solutions to performance concerns (bi-directional) based on the analysis of periodical customer feedback - Manage the overall customer relationship program and serve as the primary architect for all related processes (e.g. governance, customer satisfaction surveys and corrective actions, annual reviews) - Review monthly and quarterly SLA performance with clients. Coordinate SLA target setting and maintenance - Serve as escalation point for service delivery issues. Work cooperatively with clients to encourage compliance with the two-way accountabilities established in the SLAs. 3. Change Management and Continuous Improvement - Oversee the change impact analysis within the GSSC, headquarters, regional and country offices - Coordinate change management initiatives led by the GSSC, focusing on the efficiency and effectiveness to ensure planned results are achieved - Support and coach change agents and key subject matter experts in order to gain organizational buy-in - Support identification, evaluation, and prioritization of end-to-end continuous business process improvement projects - Provide programme management support for approved continuous improvement initiatives - Coordinate with colleagues at the GSSC, headquarters, regional and country office levels on communication activities that support a managed change process and encourages adoption 4. Performance Management and Reporting. - Oversee the process of acquiring, analyzing, and reporting on key performance metrics and benchmarks according to defined SLAs and other operational targets - Provide performance readouts for external and internal stakeholders including GSSC management - Leveraging the overall view of the GSSC, provide operational and analytical reporting in support of strategic and change management decisions - Define IT requirements for performance, operational and analytical reporting. Maintain and update reports, benchmarks and scorecards. Receive and prioritize ad hoc reporting requests. 5. Communication and Knowledge Management - Ensure transparent flow of information and knowledge between the GSSC and its current and prospective clients, internal and external stakeholders, and employees. Help champion and communicate GSSC milestones and successes. 6. Service Level Management - Supervise the maintenance of the GSSC service catalogue and SLAs - Oversee the continuous evolution of the service catalogue and the service level program to align with changing GSSC client needs - Make recommendations and provide business judgments related to the analysis/changes to services and scope - Recognize and communicate potential service management issues and resulting customer relationship issues and risks to GSSC Management team 7. Leadership and Management of Staff - Lead and develop staff through coaching and mentoring - Ensure team leadership and cross-functional collaboration - Support and advise staff and management as appropriate to improve relations, achieve consensus and resolve issues - Promote management excellence and work life balance in the office To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - An advanced university degree, in in business administration, economics, or another relevant field is required. A first university degree combined with additional relevant experience can be accepted in lieu of advanced degree. - A minimum of ten years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in business relations management, business process service delivery governance, or a directly related technical fields is required. - Experience in Change Management, including managing and driving complex organizational change initiatives with multiple stakeholders, divisions and offices is required. - Proven experience in leading and managing diverse teams, strong ability to nurture staff leading by example, approachability, teamwork, sociability and motivation is required. - Previous experience in service process design and evaluation, service level program design and management and continuous improvement is desirable. - Experience and knowledge of ERP Systems (i.e. SAP) is desirable. - Experience working in United Nations, development sector or international organization context is desirable. - Experience in leading innovation and continuous improvement in a global shared service centre environment is an asset. - Fluency in English both written and spoken is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate? UNICEF's Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability (CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. UNICEF competencies required for this post are? - Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (3) - Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (3) - Works Collaboratively with others (3) - Builds and Maintains Partnerships (3) - Innovates and Embraces Change (3) - Thinks and Acts Strategically (3) - Drive to achieve impactful results (3) - Manages ambiguity and complexity (3) To view our competency framework, please visit: https://uni.cf/Competencies During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework [here](https://unicef.sharepoint.com/sites/DHR-UCF/SiteAssets/Forms/AllItems.aspx?id=/sites/DHR-UCF/SiteAssets/SitePages/DHR-UCF/Competency Framework Brochure.pdf&parent=/sites/DHR-UCF/SiteAssets/SitePages/DHR-UCF). To qualify as an advocate for every child, you will receive? - A competitive salary [2022 ICSC Professional Salary scale (UN)](https://icsc.un.org/Home/GetDataFile/7002) access the UN Salary Scale worldwide [Salaries and Allowances (UN)](https://icsc.un.org/Resources/SAD/Booklets/sabeng.pdf?r=04542078), and [here](https://info.undp.org/gssu/onlinetools/SalCalcLocal/SalCalcLocal.aspx) a salary calculator [SalCalcInt (undp.org)](https://info.undp.org/gssu/onlinetools/SalCalcInt/SalCalcInt.aspx) for simulation. - Holidays and leave, depending on the contract from 18 days to 30 days of annual leaves per year - Parental leave - Dependency allowance - United Nations sponsored medical insurance plan - Pension plan - Optional life insurance plan - Access to professional development and learning programs, online learning and learning path. - Access to staff well-being support - Access to career development support Please visit Compensation and Benefit site on [UNICEF Career page](https://www.unicef.org/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing) UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: The hiring manager may apply other criteria within the context of the job requirement, beyond the minimum requisites for shortlisting. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. International Professional (IP) staff are recruited internationally and serve in duty stations outside their country of nationality. Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. This position is classified as ?rotational? which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty. UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason. ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center: - Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: firstname.lastname@example.org - Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability. Are you a Transport and Logistics Manager interested in further developing your professional experience while contributing to ending global hunger? Are you passionate about helping those in need? Would you like to join a global organization investing in its people? If so, an exciting & fulfilling career awaits you! Join our diverse and passionate team that works on varied and international projects directly contributing to saving & changing millions of lives around the globe. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS Applications must be submitted before Sunday, June 26, 2022 (11:59 PM CET). WHO WE ARE The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a highly prestigious, reputable & world's largest humanitarian organization, operating in more than 120 countries and territories, bringing life-saving assistance in emergencies, building pathways to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change and supporting sustainable and resilient livelihoods for a world with zero hunger. At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves. To learn more about WFP, visit our website: [UN World Food Programme (WFP)](https://www.wfp.org/) and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/c/WorldFoodProgramme), [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/company/world-food-programme/posts/?feedView=all), [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/worldfoodprogramme/?hl=en), [Facebook](https://www.facebook.com/WorldFoodProgramme/), [Twitter](https://twitter.com/WFP?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^author). WHY JOIN US? - WFP is a 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate - WFP offers a highly inclusive, diverse, and multicultural working environment - WFP invests in the personal & professional development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, coaching, mentorship, and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunities - A career path in WFP provides an exciting opportunity to work across the various country, regional and global offices around the world, and with passionate colleagues who work tirelessly to ensure that effective humanitarian assistance reaches millions of people across the globe - We offer an attractive compensation package (please refer to the Terms and Conditions section) THE ROLE AND ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT This job is located in MSDF, WFP's global Fleet Centre in Dubai and reports to the Chief, MSDF. You will be responsible for managing the Fleet Centre Vehicle Preparation Centre ensuring global support is provided to CO and RBs and positively influencing related Fleet decision-making at a corporate level. PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT: To ensure provision of AV expertise within WFP globally and be the technical lead / authority on LVs and manage the Fleet Centre vehicle preparation. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) You will: - Formulate / provide substantive inputs to guidance documents related to Technical Operations, developing concepts and strategic direction to meet changing requirements. - Manage the Fleet Centre Vehicle Preparation Centre and MSDF technical workshop to ensure the consistent and effective delivery of fleet to WFP offices globally, particularly providing leadership and expertise on Armoured Vehicles matters, including advice related to AV lifecycle management and responsible use and disposal. - Develop and implement emergency response strategy, incl. appropriate pre-positioning of product inventory & vehicles to stock, as well as access to surge capacity - Ensure that SOPs and quality control mechanisms are in place, are of high standard and updated as needed; ensure availability of adequate facilities keeping in mind staff wellness and occupational health and safety considerations as well as due protection of WFP assets, while ensuring that quality control procedures for workshop output are implemented and that plans, and work processes are streamlined end-to-end. - Provide leadership on procurement strategy for AVs and related services, incl. for mandatory AV Inspections of armouring integrity and ballistic protection, also in preparation for possible centralisation of such Inspections. - Liaise with AV suppliers / modifiers, incl. site visits to inspect production facilities and processes, and carry out QA inspections - qualified in order to scope inspections appropriately, and to monitor execution, both during modification process and prior to delivery. - Provide timely reporting to multiple stakeholders enabling informed decision making. - Provide and collate expert input for AV training in line with Fleet Centre Product and Driver Training strategy and oversee the implementation of and compliance to WFP's global driver training; Managing implementation and training delivery, including resource planning and management of related staff and trainers, quality assurance of training delivery, as well as for the continuous development of the training offerings. - Identify, develop, and leverage strategic partnerships with UN agencies, government, and non-government organizations, intergovernmental entities, and private sector networks related to technical LV and AV matters. - Lead, motivate, and coach a multi-disciplined and diverse technical team planning individual annual Work Plans and responsible for performance assessments and evaluations for all staff as required; Ensuring qualified resources are in place to provide professional technical product support to clients; coach and upskill staff in technical matters to build internal capacity. - Lead R&D programme and product testing to ensure the vehicle model range and accessories / equipment are fit-for-purpose, continuously improved with road safety and environmental / sustainability aspects in mind; innovate pilot projects (e.g., electric vehicles; off-road buses) - Lead market intelligence gathering and supplier liaison for latest innovations and technological advances and analyze their potential application to benefit Fleet Centre product offerings. - Take responsibility for an equitable and inclusive workplace which incorporates all dimensions of the WFP diversity and inclusion framework. - Perform other related duties as required QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION: You have: - Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in transport management, logistics, or mechanical engineering. Or First university degree with additional years of experience in a relevant field. EXPERIENCE: You have: - Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing or managing automotive business or technical operations / workshops / maintenance services of light vehicles - Experience in the production or up-armouring of civilian passenger vehicles, quality assurance, or maintenance of armoured vehicles (AV); AV industry knowledge; experience in AV use, tactical operations, and training required. Military, Security, or related experience preferred. - Proven expertise in auto-technical matters; thorough understanding of the prevalent practices in the automotive industry, including in research & development, vehicle distribution, industry quality assurance systems, aftersales etc. - Extensive familiarity with vehicle lifecycle management experience from needs identification to specification, production, QA, use of Vehicle Tracking Systems, user training, maintenance, and disposal. Professional experience must include the application of LV and AV use in humanitarian/development environments for civilian populations. LANGUAGE: You have: - Fluency (level C) in English language. - Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or Portuguese (A WFP's working language). MORE ABOUT YOU You have: - Superior customer focus and solutions-oriented approach; resourcefulness to find practical solutions under imperfect conditions. - Very good familiarity with vehicle specifications, industry standards and best practices, vehicle sourcing/manufacturing, vehicle/lease/fleet financing, and maintenance - Strong planning, implementation. and organizational skills; ability to set and meet KPIs and deadlines, and proven ability to handle a variety of responsibilities with minimal supervision. - Proven team management skills with a focus on motivation, training, development, and coaching of diverse teams to achieve results. ADDITIONAL/NICE-TO-HAVE REQUIREMENTS - Certification/qualifications in a technical discipline relevant to Fleet Centre technical operations, including in AV quality assurance (i.e., diploma obtained from a Military/Police Academy). - Familiarity with WFP and the UN system will be regarded as an asset. WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK - These are the common standards of behaviour that guide HOW we work together to accomplish our mission. - Leads by Example with IntegrityDrives Results and Delivers on CommitmentsFosters Inclusive and Collaborative TeamworkApplies Strategic ThinkingBuilds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships - Lives the WFP values and shows humanity and integrity by role modelling care for others - Delivers on commitments and adapts readily to change - Is inclusive and collaborative, and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth - Demonstrates commitment to gather perspectives, analyse options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things - Builds and nurtures external partnerships and collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives - TERMS AND CONDITIONS Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is however classified as "non-rotational" which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational. WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel, visa and shipment allowances, 30 days' annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, a pension plan, and medical insurance. For more information, visit https://icsc.un.org/. The selected candidate will be required to relocate to Dubai, UAE to take up this assignment. 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Role & Responsibilities Oversee the provision of the logistical support for the programme. The Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring an effective supply chain is in place at all times, and that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established and implemented within Medair country programmes. The role provides strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of logistics, ensuring relevant information; reporting and accountability requirements are met. The Logistics Manager also plays an important role in external representation, legal compliance, team leadership and capacity building of logistics staff. Project Overview Medair arrived in Poland at the end of February 2022. The Emergency Response team will be providing protection, NFI, and other assistance within Poland as well as providing WASH, Health, NFI/Shelter, and other emergency assistance in parts of Ukraine. Workplace & Working Conditions Position will be located in Rzeszów, Poland. With potential visits to Ukraine. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details As soon as possible. Full time, minimum 2 months. Key Activity Areas Logistics Management ? Supply chain - Ensure proper supply chain management practices and procedures are in place and maintained. To include sourcing and procurement, warehousing, transportation and management of logistics resources in fleet, equipment and facilities. - Share information on the assessments and proposed interventions, provide overviews of logistics requirements for the development of project proposals and subsequent projects. Engage with key staff to ensure project planning and budgeting incorporates adequate funding for logistics capacity and resources. - Manage the procurement process in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Provide planning support and advice to project managers and others making procurement requests, identify optimum supply routes, and maintain continuous overview of supply needs by providing updated procurement and fulfilment plans. Ensure that local market surveys are regularly carried out, to ensure a full knowledge of the availability and price of local items. - Locate and negotiate contracting for storage/warehousing that is secure, well-maintained, and meets health and safe working practice requirements. Oversee warehouse operations ensuring proper record keeping for the receipt, storage and issuing of items, physical inventory checks, storage conditions, security and facility maintenance. Conduct periodic 'spot checks' and put systems in place to increase stock reliability and reduce shrinkage through damage, loss or theft. - Ensure transportation of freight by land, sea and air; ensuring the most cost effective and reliable means of transport is used for the timely delivery of supplies to projects. Capture pipeline information, and coordinate the management of the supply chain ensuring regular transmission of order status, stock levels and shipment status to project and logistics staff. - Maintain accurate filing systems, with documented and supported records of logistics transactions for audit purposes, and submit logistics reports to the in-country management team, and GSO logistics pursuant with Medair policies. Logistics Management ? Resources - Ensure the management of vehicle fleets is in line with Medair standards; ensure appropriate allocation and safe use of vehicles throughout the programme and ensure servicing and maintenance schedules are adhered to. - Supervise all types of equipment and assets including communication, IT and power, to ensure that equipment are managed diligently, operated in the most cost efficient manner. Management of equipment will include procurement, registration, allocation, tracking, maintenance, repair, replacement, reporting, and training, authorisation, supervision and co-ordination to ensure optimum availability, & accountability. Ensure usage of fuel is correctly supervised, and recorded. - Support the proper management of existing field bases, establishment of new ones and closing of existing. Liaise with the landlord(s) to ensure proper maintenance and optimum availability of facilities and utilities. Implement and update logistics aspects of security plan to ensure resources and facilities are ready at all times for either hibernation or evacuation. Representation - Represent Medair in a positive and professional manner contributing to the continuation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of Medair's mandate, ethics and values. - Proactively engage with suppliers, partners, local authorities, other NGOs, clusters and any other stakeholders, in order to plan, organize, and schedule distribution of goods and material. Financial management - Compile and validate the logistics component of all base and project budgets. - Ensure good communication and cooperation between the Logistics and Finance departments. - Ensure Logistics staff are well aware of and adhere to applicable Finance procedures. Staff Management - Manage staff with integrity and foresight, to ensure that they maintain the highest standards of accountability and professionalism. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, performance review, producing development plans, determination of training needs, establishing and monitoring work plans, etc. - Ensure that all logistics and programme staff are adequately trained and create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching. Provide cross training to project managers and other staff on warehouse and supply chain procedures. Quality Management - Promote and use the Medair file storing and sharing systems, ensuring that all guidelines are used. - Develop and implement systems to improve transparency. Ensure adequate anti-fraud procedures are in place to detect and ultimately prevent loss or fraud. Carry-out regular inspections and spot-checks, both on systems and on-going work. - Ensure projects are supported in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, etc. Team Spiritual Life - Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts. - Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement. - Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary. Qualifications - Professional qualification in logistics/ training in Supply Chain Management, Business Management/ related field. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). Knowledge of Polish a big asset and Ukrainian desirable. Experience - Minimum 4 years relevant logistics and management experience in emergency and/or development context. - Experience of budget management and the ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate financial reports. - Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferably in the logistics sector. - Demonstrable knowledge of rules, regulations and donor policies governing the compliance/regulatory management of procurement rules from US, EU, UN and other agencies. - Ability to communicate effectively with programme teams and be able to represent Medair with UN organisations, other international NGO's and local authorities world-wide. Technical understanding of mechanical equipment. - Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. - Capacity to work under pressure & tight deadlines. Diplomatic, especially for working with authorities & suppliers. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence. How to apply Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: a) Medair organisational values. b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices. c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions). Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.