UNICEF Supply and Logistics Manager Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNICEF Supply and Logistics Manager Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Kenya looking for “Supply and Logistics Manager”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 27, 2024.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

UNICEF Supply and Logistics Manager Jobs 2024

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on May 14, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Supply and Logistics Manager to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Position Supply and Logistics Manager
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Eight years
Application Deadline May 27, 2024

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

How can you make a difference?

  1. Management of the Supply section
  • Establish the annual work plan for the Supply section; determine priorities/targets and performance measurements and monitor work progress to ensure that results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
  • Supervise and coach section staff and ensure timely performance management of staff. In collaboration with the Supply Division, Regional Office, and the global supply community, ensure knowledge sharing and learning are prioritized to continuously build the capacity of individuals and the team.
  • Ensure establishment and maintenance of operational capacity to handle CO supply chains, including staffing (appropriate staffing structure, timely recruitment, clarity of roles and responsibilities) and contracting of third-party services if applicable (e.g. customs clearance, warehousing, transport, distribution).

Supply chain service delivery and emergency response

  • Participate in the Country Programme Action Planning and advise on Supply requirements for the Plan of Operations and Annual Work Plans. Ensure appropriate planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the supply chain operations, including establishment of performance indicators, and assessment of fit for purpose of products and services.
  • Analyze supply spending and establish procurement strategies based on category management to focus on strategic, essential supplies and services that contribute to results for children, including the establishment of long-term agreements (LTAs) where relevant.
  • Ensure timely customs clearance of supplies entering the country and establish appropriate warehousing and inventory management practices, including appropriate in-country transport.
  • Ensure appropriate vendor management practices e.g. supply performance reviews are established and applied.
  • Analyze supply dashboards, implementation rates of key performance indicators, and supply information/data from various systems and conduct root cause analysis of supply chain bottlenecks and challenges, to drive improvements and ensure efficient and effective supply chains for children.
  • Develop an emergency supply & logistics strategy based on risk assessment analysis and Programme assumptions. Ensure an emergency supply and logistics preparedness action plan for the CO is established in line with Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action (CCC), and implemented (establishment of relevant LTAs and frame agreements for emergency response, prepositioning of stock, and training of staff in the country office).
  • Participate in high-level emergency coordination, implementation, and monitoring meetings with internal and external partners and establish close collaboration with the Logistics Cluster/National Logistics Working Group if such is activated/existing.
  • Establish strong working relations with Regional Chiefs of Supply/Regional Chief of Operations, as well as the Supply Division, to align with global and regional approaches and initiatives in supply chain management.

Position in Organization:

  • Job no: 571948
  • Position type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Location: Kenya
  • Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l (ESARO)
  • School/Unit: Kenya
  • Department/Office: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Categories: Supply Management


  • 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, or a relevant first-level university degree (Bachelor’s) in conjunction with a valid relevant professional certification is required.
  • *A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with ten (10) years of relevant work experience in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration, and/or other directly related technical field, may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Work Experience: At least eight (8) 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.
  • Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or the local language of the duty station is considered an asset.

How to Apply UNICEF Supply and Logistics Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/mob/cw/en-us/job/571948

The Closing Date: May 27, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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