Ajira Shipping Assistant Job Opportunities at World Health Organization May 2023-Tanzania Jobs AJIRA Nafasi za Kazi WHO World Health Organization (WHO) Shipping Assistant at WHO May, 2023 WHO – World Health Organization
Shipping Assistant – (2304348)
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract Duration (Years, Months, and Days): two years
Job Posting: May 10, 2023, 12:17:17 PM
Closing Date: May 24, 2023, 12:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organizational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the general supervision and guidance of theOperations Officer, the incumbentperforms the following functions:
1. Draftsand types routine correspondence and documents relating to shipping activitiesin accordance with standard office procedures.
2. Draftsfollow-up correspondence pertaining to execution and safe receipt of suppliesand overseas shipments.
3. Ensuresthat copies of purchase orders, shipping documents and receiving reports aredispatched to concerned Project Managers.
4. Checksthe delivery status, receipt status, payment status, supplier’s information andgenerate internal copy of Purchase Order in GSM.
5. Preparesinstruction letters to protocol and/or registry for clearance of goods andfollows-up timely delivery of goods to the end-users.
6. Maintainsand updates records related to shipping documents/receiving reports, claimdocuments and insurance. Uploads related shipping documents in ECM
7. Draftspayment requests for submission to accounts payable to affect payment forsuppliers.
8. Assists and replaces other administrative staff, as required Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.
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|Education Essential: Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training or commercial education|
Desirable: Diploma in Business Administration or office administration, logistics or procurement or relevant fields.
Experience Essential: At least four years of relevant administrative experience preferably in the field of logistics and shipping.
Desirable: Experience in working with United Nations, multilateral or other non-profit international organization in health development or another UN agency is an asset. Experience in Oracle – based or other ERP systems is an asset.
SkillsTheincumbent maintains and updates proficiency in the use of modern officetechnology through in-house courses, on-the-job training or self-training.He/she keeps abreast of changes in procedures and practices, rules andregulations, organizational structure in the department, cluster and WHO, to beable to brief others and explain procedures. Good knowledge of pertinent WHOprocedures and established rules. Good drafting skills.- Ability to deal withpeople of diverse backgrounds – Good filing and organizational skills
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Moving forward in a changing environment
Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at USD 11,583 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
A written test may be used as a form of screening. In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International?
Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.WHO is committed to workforce diversity.WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
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