• WFP Egypt Careers | Logistics Associate

    WFP Egypt Careers | Logistics Associate

    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Job Description

    World Food Programme - WFP Egypt is currently looking for a Logistics Associate To provide specialized support functions and/or supervise staff performing standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities. The job will require frequent travel to developing countries within North Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia including.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Provide specialized support to Logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and contributing directly or indirectly to the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.

    • Identify, resolve and/or provide recommendations on specialized queries/requests for support, using initiative and following standard processes to ensure timely and accurate resolution of enquiries with excellent service mind-set.

    • Monitor inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.

    • Support oversight for commodity accounting data quality and integrity.

    • Perform research, collect data and conduct analysis, produce reports (e.g. Financial closure, physical inventory) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems to enable informed decision making.

    • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to support logistics operations management and contribute to effective service delivery.

    • Contribute to, visibly support and assist implementation of the Logistics Execution Support System (LESS) as required.

    • Contribute to implement and support LESS implementation strategy in country offices and regional bureau for Logistics staff

    • Receive and analyze Logistics support requests for Business and system.

    • Provide the second level to end users in the form of how to feedback, user guides, procedures and protocols

    • Address specific support requests related to Logistics processes, master data management, data entry, and data analysis

    • Monitor status of Logistics support requests in the region and ensure proper and timely follow up

    • Review transport budget and expenditures required for process payments and corporate reporting

    Job Requirements

    • Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain, or Logistics

    • Experience:Six years of progressive experience in tracking systems, Supply Chain and/or Logistics

    • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication English Language and Arabic

    DESIRED Skills

    • SAP system experience

    • Experience in tracking systems

    • Experience in budget preparation

    • Advanced/strong knowledge of Logistics / Supply Chain processes

    • Understanding humanitarian supply chain model and business processes

    • Capacity to learn fast from documentation and experience

    • Analytical skills including technical troubleshooting

    • Capacity to transfer knowledge to colleagues

    • Good communication skills

    • Experience in report writing, budget monitoring and reporting.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: WFP Egypt

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Functions: Project Management/Purchasing/Supply Chain

    Job Location: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt

    Contract Type: One year (Renewable)

    Application Deadline: 05 November 2018


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