Chief of Section, Supply, P5
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Chief of Section, Supply, P5

United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

岗位领域:行政人力 工作性质:长期工作

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:P5

工作地点:Entebbe 截止日期:15 December , 2017



Special Notice

This "Recruit from Roster" job opening is only open to roster applicants who are already placed on pre-approved rosters, following a review by a United Nations Central Review Body. Only roster applicants who were placed on rosters with similar functions at the same level are considered to be eligible candidates. Eligible applicants receive an email inviting them to apply. Rostered applicants are encouraged to apply only if they are interested and available to take up the position at the duty station/s specified in the Job Opening. Applying to this job opening carries an expectation to accept the offer, if selected.

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located within the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), Entebbe. The Chief of Section will report to the Chief Supply Chain Management Services.


Within delegated authority, the Chief of Section, Supply will be responsible for the following duties:

•Provides technical and expert guidance on all issues related to Integrated/central warehousing, from inbound coordination, receiving and inspections (R&I), warehousing, distribution and reverse logistics.

•Manages supply and related service issues that affect the field mission, including managing, coordinating and supervising the work of the Integrated/Central warehouses including R&I and PDU.

•Formulates and oversees supply support and supplies required by the field mission.

•Coordinates between senior management at Mission, UNHQ, and as applicable, UN Agencies, Programmes and Funds to establish priorities and develop comprehensive supply support plans for the list of a mission.

•Manages overall integrated/central warehouses input into the acquisition process, e.g., budget formulation, acquisition planning, development of scope of work, specifications, requisitions, participation in technical evaluations, submissions to Local Committee Contracts (LCC).

•Develops and recommends mission Integrated/central warehouse operations Results Based Budgeting (RBB) and detailed budget submissions, incorporating all requirements of the various supply clients, ensuring that funds proposed are adequate to meet support services and supply needs.

•Monitors high value expenditures and approves requisitions for provision, acquisition, and contracting of services and acquisition of equipment and supplies.

•Initiates and oversees periodic reviews of policies, practices and directives to ensure best practices in supply issues, standards and procedures.

•Liaises with the Mission Contract Compliance Management Section in the resolution of contractual implementation disputes.

•Develops Integrated/Central warehouse Section business plans and monitors the implementation of individual work plans.

•Lead in change management initiatives such as IPSAS, Umoja and Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) module.

•Provide training in supply chain, inventory management, warehousing, KPIs, Umoja transactions, Business intelligence and audit tracking.

•Develop KPIs and benchmarks for efficient utilization of resources.

•Train and monitor performance of the section and personnel within the section.

•Interviews/evaluates candidates for job openings. Carries out technical review of supply-related logistics personnel rosters in the Field Personnel Division (FPD).


• PROFESSIONALISM: Ability to develop policy and procedures for field supply support. Ability to manage a supply programme in a field operation. Ability to provide technical advice to managers across the entire range of supply functions. Knowledge of UN financial rules and regulations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.


• ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.


• PLANNING AND ORGANIZING - Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


• MANAGING PERFORMANCE: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly.


• JUDGEMENT/DECISION-MAKING: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary.


Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, Supply Chain Management, public administration, logistics or related field. A first-level university degree in combination of professional certification, and extensive experience in project/contract management, and management or related areas may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the development, planning, management and support of international commercial operations, military or field missions. Experience in managing logistics supply operations in an international military supply operation is essential. Experience in managing major projects and procurement or global service contract(s) desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an informal interview.