Supply & Logistics Specialist temporary assignment NO3, Beijing, China, Beijing, China (BB-E4741)

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Supply & Logistics Specialist, temporary assignment, NO3, Beijing, China

Job no: 537412

Position type: Temporary Appointment

Location: China Division/Equivalent: Bangkok (EAPRO), Thailand

School/Unit: China

Department/Office: Beijing, China

Categories: Supply/Logistics, NO-3

UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a champion

UNICEF in China promotes policies and laws that better deliver on children's rights. We have about 100 staff members working with the Government of China and other partners to ensure that the benefits of the country's development reach the most impoverished children. And we share what we learn with others.

The Supply Section manages the supply components of the China Country Programme and supports UNICEF Supply Division in shaping the market for essential supplies for children from China. In this context, a new Temporary Assistant position - Supply and Logistics Specialist - was created to support the UNICEF China in The World Initiative with sourcing of supplies and market influencing.

To learn more about what we do, please visit http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzU5ODg1NDcxMg==.html

How can you make a difference?

The Supply and Logistics Specialist reports to the Warehouse Manager at the Supply Division's Warehouse and Inventory Management Centre (WIMC) with dotted line to China Country Office Deputy Representative-Operations. The position will be responsible for the operations of the global hub based in China, established to ensure uninterrupted access to strategic supplies for children. To be specific, you will be responsible for -

  • Supporting operationalization of the transition of the current commercial contract to free -of- charge storage space to be availed by Government.
  • Exploring available options, analyzing and recommending best case scenario for UNICEF.
  • The management of the China hub including planning of stock levels, contracts management of the third parity logistics providers, warehousing and warehouse operations, bundling of supplies, picking, packing and dispatch of stocks, monitoring of stocks and periodic and annual physical counts, partner-relations management for the hub operated with support from partners.
  • Supporting management collaboration with different centers at UNICEF Supply Division and UNICEF country offices with an aim to ensuring programmatic needs are met towards achieving results for children. Providing technical and advisory support to the WIMC management as well as regional and CO colleagues related to optimal planning and utilization of stocks in the global hub.

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...

  • Education : An advanced university degree (Master's) in Business Administration, Management, Economics, International Economics, Engineering, International Development, Supply Chain Management, Supply, Logistics, Procurement, Purchasing, Contract/commercial Law or a directly related field(s) is required. A valid professional certification (CSCP; CSCM; CPSM; SCMP; etc.) from an accredited supply management institution, in conjunction with a relevant first-level university degree (Bachelor's), may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree*. *A first level university degree (Bachelor's) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with seven (7) years of relevant work experience in supply, logistics, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields, may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree (Master's).
  • Experience : A minimum of five 5 to 8 years of relevant experience, at the national and/or international levels, in supply, logistics, warehousing, procurement, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other related technical fields is required.
  • Languages : Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language, especially Chinese is considered as an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate...

    UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    View our full competency framework at


    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

    Advertised: Jan 18 2021 China Standard Time Application close: Jan 31 2021 China Standard Time


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