Logistics Assistant

Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5323/14870
Department/office AFR, KEMC, Kenya
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-4
Duration 12 months
Application period 03-Feb-2018 to 16-Feb-2018

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The rapid deployment of engineering capability to UN peacekeeping missions, particularly in Africa, is a very urgent challenge, and timely response is strongly required. The rapid deployment of troops, into well situated and defended camps, can greatly improve conditions on the ground, build confidence in a fragile peace, provide stability to tense areas and ensure the UN supports and maintains the peace.

There have been numerous attempts to accelerate the missions’ start-up or response to changes in mandate, including the provision of Military Engineering Contingents (MECs) from Troop Contributing Countries (TCC’s) for facilities and infrastructure work. This solution has not proven fully effective to date due to a number of operational realities. TCC technical capabilities can vary considerably from one military engineering company to another.

To support this rapid deployment, an engineering training facility is being established to train military engineering contingents from Troop Contributing Countries (TCC’s) in the East Africa region. The intended result is TCC’s will provide competent Peace-Keeping Engineering Units able to deploy and effectively support peace keeping mission requirements. 

Whilst reporting to the Operations and Logistics Manager, the Logistics Assistan...

Secondary education required. Technical Diploma in Logistics would be an...

Minimum of four years relevant working experience in logistics or procurement or...

Fluent in oral and written English and Swahili is required Fluency in Fr...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: LICA 4 Cont...

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuildin...
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