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United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)
Within delegated authority, the Supply Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
• Receives authorized on-line requisitions for stores’ supplies from Chiefs of Section and Heads of Units; verifies requisitions in accordance with sections’/units’ monthly requirements. Ensures that supplies are issued to requesting offices/sections as per approved requisitions without delay.
• Monitors stock of supplies in the stores; conducts regular stock taking of expendable items in the supply stores; informs the supervisor on discrepancies observed and on supplies which require stock replenishment in a timely manner. Ensures that items in the supply stores are arranged in an orderly manner and ensures that supplies are issued to requestors before expiration date of the products.
• Assists in raising requisitions for services and items required by the supply Stores; coordinates with offices and sections about the requests received. Provides updates of requisition status on a regular basis.
• Assists Receipt and Inspection Unit (R&I) in receiving and inspecting goods delivered by vendors and managed by Supply Unit. Processes internal R&I reports for goods in the Supply Stores and forwards to R&I Unit for processing records of the goods in the system and issue to end users according to established procedures. Updates and monitors stock cards for acquired products.
• Participates in the acquisition and the drafting of preliminary specifications for requirements; participates in the preparation of technical evaluation committees and presentations to Local Committee on Contracts.
• Assists in conducting periodic inventory of UN Non-Expendable property and attractive Property managed by Supply stores and updates records in the system by processing issue vouchers to individual end users of UN property for purpose of transparency and accountability.
• Prepares write-off requests for property which is lost, obsolete or damaged. Receives technical evaluation reports from Technicians on damaged property or property which has become obsolete and raises request for write-off in the system to facilitate submission by the Claims office.
• Ensures that property approved for write-off and disposal is handed over to the Property Disposal Unit in a timely manner. Provides updates of write-off requests status on a regular basis.
• Assists in preparing a variety of monthly, yearly and ad hoc inventory reports of the field mission's property. Maintains updates and ensures accuracy and completeness of computer database recording requisition details, purchase orders, delivery and other supply related actions and monitors reports.
• Familiarizes new staff with respect to work requirements and applicable UN guidelines and office procedures.
• Performs other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Work Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in inventory and supply management, property management, logistics, procurement, warehousing and administrative services.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral and written Pashto or Dari is required.
UN CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES
Professionalism: Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. 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.
Planning & 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.
Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors 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.
• UNAMA will only accept properly completed and signed Personal History Form (P.11) received by email before the closing date. CVs or Resumes will not be considered nor will late submissions after closing date. Any information provided on the P.11 form will be considered binding.
Applicants must accurately complete, sign and date the United Nations Personal History form (P.11) and submit the duly completed signed P.11 by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Important Note: Applicants should copy and paste the Vacancy Announcement (VA) Number which is VA#01/01/2023 into the email subject line when submitting the duly completed and signed P.11 Form and the required documents. Please do not add any other information in the subject line of your email except VA#01/01/2023. Please do not add any additional words or space in the VA Number. Applications received without a VA Number will not be considered.
• The selected candidates will be subject to a reference checks process to verify the information provided in the P.11 form.
• Only applicants who are short-listed will receive an acknowledgement within four (4) to six (6) weeks from the deadline indicated on the VA.
Required documents to be submitted along with the signed and completed UN P.11:
• Serving UN staff members: In addition to the completed and signed P.11, scanned copies of two most recent e-Performance Evaluation Reports must be submitted with the application.
• For External applicants: In addition to the completed and signed P.11, scanned copies of two most recent performance evaluation reports or if not available, two reference letters. If the applications received do not contain the latest two performance evaluation reports candidates must provide a short explanation as to why they are not available.
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information in applicants bank account.
Applicants are reminded that the United Nations cannot appoint a person who is the father, mother, son, daughter, brother, or sister of a staff member. For this reason, applicants are required to disclose at the time of their application, whether they bear any of the above relationships to a staff member of UNAMA or any other UN entity which is part of the Secretariat. In addition, selected candidates would be required to complete a family declaration form prior to assuming their duties with the Mission. Failure to disclose any of the above relationships constitutes a material omission, that could lead to termination or dismissal from the United Nations.
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