Supply Chain Management Specialist (Logistics)

Job categories Project Management, Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5303/21602
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCO
Duty station Pemba, Mozambique
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-10
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Application period 30-Apr-2021 to 18-May-2021


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and island states.

Background Information-Project

The Project will fall under the purview of the UNOPS KEMC (Kenya Multi Country Office) Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and Southern Africa. This includes a large portfolio of Infrastructure, procurement and project management service projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Eritrea, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and several Island states. This specific position will be based in Mozambique. 

Mozambique is recovering very slowly from the effects of Cyclone Idai and Kenneth which struck in quick succession in 2019. The country is in pursuit of peace between the Government and RENAMO - a process supported by UNOPS. At the same time, the North of Mozambique is experiencing an insurgency that has made thousands homeless and is already spilling into Tanzania. 

UNOPS is preparing for quick mobilization in Mozambique and therefore multiple positions are being advertised to enable rapid deployment and response to this emergency. 




Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the Supply Chain Managemen...

Master’s degree in Management, Business Administration, International Rela...

Minimum of 5 years of experience in project implementation, operational or suppo...

Certification in Procurement and Supply Chain is desirable; Certif...

Fluency in written and oral English required.  Knowledge of Portugese langu...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: Local  Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: ICS 1...

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

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