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Senior Supply Assistant (VA.NO.27/2019)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 06 ตุลาคม 2019

UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Vacancy Notice No. 27/2019

 

Title of Post

Senior Supply Assistant

Category/grade

General Service, G5

Post Number

10017546

Type of contract

Fixed-term appointment (on replacement capacity)

Location

Bangkok, Thailand

Date of Issue

23 September 2019

Effective date of assignment

As soon as possible

Closing Date

06 October 2019

 

Operational Context:

The Senior Supply Assistant provides support supply to all local activities pertaining to the supply chain function including planning, sourcing, transport, shipping, customs clearance and warehousing in the operation.

The incumbent is supervised by a Senior Officer who provides regular guidance. S/he works independently on routine tasks while follows instructions of the supervisor or more complex issues. The incumbent maintains regular contact on a working level on routine issues with other UNHCR offices, UN agencies, NGOs, government partners and commercial contractors in the area to facilitate the operation. The duty of the incumbent is to support the management of material resources within the geographical area covered by the office while exercising efficiency in the use of those resources.

Functional Statement:

Accountability (key results that will be achieved)

  • UNHCR delivers timely and quality goods and services to persons of concern in compliance with supply chain rules and procedures.

Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)
 

Strategy

  • Apply UNHCR's procurement strategy when planning for purchase of important commodities and services.
     

Operational Support

  • Initiate custom clearance of consignments, draft exemption requests, and liaise with local agent.

  • Support warehouse management, and assist with planning and goods deliveries, and provide information on the status of requests and the availability of items in the supply chain.

  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records on logistical activities and provide reports and updates periodically, and on request.

 

Infrastructure Support

  • Examine Purchase Requests to ensure conformity and liaise with requesters.

  • Prepare quotation requests and tenders, produce bid-tabulations from tenders and prepare Purchase orders for approval.

  • Dispatch approved Purchase Orders, and follow-up with the delivery of ordered commodities and services.

  • Provide information on all procurement activities within area of responsibility.

  • Assist in managing Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE) effectively according to UNHCR rules and regulation including registration and marking of new PPE, Physical verification of PPE, preparation of agreements, preparation of disposal forms (including submissions to LAMB/AMB), and assistance with disposal of PPE.

  • Produce standard asset management reports and other asset information, periodically and when requested.

 

Business Support

  • Maintain accurate data in all relevant business systems. Compile statistical information on supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making.

  • Any other responsibility deemed necessary or as delegated by the Supervisor in order to meet the level of service required by the organisation.

 

Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)

  • Identify and assess vendors based on their capability for delivering commodities and services. Maintain vendor and item master databases.

  • Determine routes and delivery schedules to meet demand in the most timely manner.

 

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of the Secondary School education with post-secondary training/certificate in Business Administration, Logistics, Warehousing or a related field.

  • Minimum 5 years of previous relevant job experience.

  • Fluency in English and Thai.

 

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position such as the Supply Chain Learning Programme (SCLP).

  • Computer skills (MS Office and PeopleSoft/MSRP).

  • Experience in customs formalities.

  • Experience in logistics or warehousing.

 

Required Competencies:

Managerial Competencies

  • Managing Resources

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Planning and Organizing

Eligibility:

Internal candidates: Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (IOM/49-FOM/50/2012 dated 15 June 2012). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.

An applicant who has internal status is a staff member holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment in any duty station in the country. Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation (if such criteria are not met, former staff members can still apply as external candidates).

External candidates: External candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country.[1]
 

Remuneration:

A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org

 

Submission of Applications:

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please submit your letter of motivation, updated factsheet (for internals), signed Personal History Form (for externals) by e-mail clearly stating the position title, vacancy notice number and your Last Name in the subject line to THABAHR@unhcr.org by the closing date.

 

The Personal History Form and its supplementary sheet can be downloaded from: https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11_UNHCR.docm and

https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11SUP_UNHCR.docm

 

No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees).


UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

 

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