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Logistics Assistant : Detail

Application Deadline

Thu, 01 Apr 2010

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About the Company
  • Company: An I/NGO
  • Industry: I/ NGO
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Job Overview
  • Logistics / Procurement
  • Contract
  • 3+ years
  • 1
  • Secondary
  • Kathmandu

Detailed Job Description / Requirements

(VA No. WFP CO/Logistics/2010-E-01) Deadline for applications : 1 April 2010 External Vacancy Post Title : LOGISTICS ASSISTANT Grade : Equivalent GS-4 Duty Station : Kathmandu Contract Type : Service Contract Required no : One Duration : Until end of 31 December GENERAL DESCRIPTION: In accordance with WEP policies, procedures and guidelines, the incumbent will enter data on* commodity movement in a WFP database system and produce variety of reports as required. Under the direct supervision of the Sr. Logistics assistant the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: In accordance with established procedures, thoroughly check the information recorded in hard-copy documents for clarity and accuracy; Enter data from CTS documents into the office commodity tracking database system; Prepare periodic reports on warehouse stocks, dispatches, receipts etc; Maintain filing systems and archives for swift and easy retrieval of information; Analyze data on food movement from WFP's information systems and report any discrepancies or irregularities to the data manager; Monitor and report on food losses and damages; Conduct periodically data reconciliation on food movement; Track and monitor food loans and borrowings between different projects; Ensure that all computer hardware resources and other materials are available and maintained for the unit; Replicate data to and from CO to WFP Head Quarter and WFP sub-offices; Travel occasionally within the region when required to do so by the organization; Coordinate with WFP cooperating partner's logistics staff and storekeepers;' Share knowledge and experience with other staff members and work to foster a team spirit; Perform any other related duties requested by the supervisors. QUALIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL: EDUCATION: Higher secondary school education or equivalent. LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE: Very good knowledge of written and spoken English. KNOWLEDGE: Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other database software packages. DESIRABLE: Knowledge of Oracle or any relational database management system. EXPERIENCE: At least three years of experience as data assistant or equivalent in a national or international organization, NGOs or company. Good knowledge of Micro Soft Office. COMPETENCIES: Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust data discrepancies. Identify and resolve operational problems. Ability to communicate moderately complex matters clearly and concisely. Ability to perform detailed work, work of a confidential nature and/or to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints. Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and completed UN Personal History form (P. 11), available in all the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Damak, Nepalgunj & Dadeldhura) along with a covering letter indicating your interest for the post. Please mark the envelope with "Application for the post of Logistics Assistant (CTS) and the VA Ref. No. The applications should be submitted No Later than 1 April 2010 either by email vacancy.nepal@wfp.org or to the following address: The Representative, WFP Nepal Country Office Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road Lalitpur, Nepal P.O. Box: 107 "WFP wishes to promote ethnic diversity and gender equity in its recruitment." "Qualified women are encouraged to apply". Only short listed candidates will be invited for the test and interview. Date of issue of Vacancy Announcement: 19 March 2010 Note: Published in The Himalayan Times Daily Date: 19/03/2010

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