Syrian Arab Republic: Logistics Assistant, GS-6, Damascus, Syria

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 03 Jan 2017


  • Under general supervision of Logistics Officer, performs a variety of information gathering, monitoring, technical and administrative services of moderate scope and difficulty, in support of programme activities.

    Tracks and monitors incoming shipments and coordinates with programme regarding the distribution plans for direct deliveries and with UNICEF warehouses to ensure availability of space in warehouse for deliveries to the warehouses. Ensures data correctness to facilitate clearance of supplies.

    Maintains appropriate filing for logistics and shipping documents. i.e. Exemption files custom clearance files etc.

    Prepares and Liaises with government’s departments / clearing agents and ensures timely availability of tax exemption documentations and ensures timely clearance of UNICEF Supplies.

    Reviews all invoices related to clearing /forwarding services against service requests. Submits invoice package for certification. Supervise day to day operations for clearing agent.

    Follows up on all issues related to and ensures timely clearance of shipments from all border points and lattakia sea port.

    Maintains the incoming shipment monitoring report for all offshore shipments, the GIT report and prepares and submits the reports on a weekly basis for the continuous overview of the supply chain operations and takes appropriate action to update the transactions.

    Participates in regular warehouse physical inventory counts and submit subsequent inventory reports.

    Produces official release and receiving documents.

    Any other duties as requested by supervisor .

    QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES required to perform the duties of the post:

    EDUCATION:Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to the work of the organization.

    WORK EXPERIENCE: Six years of progressively responsible logistics and administrative work, of which at least one year is closely related to customs clearance /import/export in support of Programme activities.

    LANGUAGES :Fluency in English and Arabic is essential.

    COMPETENCIES (Indicate what key competencies are required, such as technical skills, communications skills, computer literacy, interpersonal skills, and supervisory skills.)

    i) Core Values (Required)

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • ii) Core Competencies (Required)

    Communication [II]

    Working with People [II]

    Drive for Results [II]

    iii)Functional Competencies (Required)

  • Applying Technical Expertise [II]
  • Planning and Organizing [II]
  • Following instructions and Procedures [II]
  • Analyzing [II]
  • Duration of contract : One year.

    How to apply:

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