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Supply Chain Intern at World Food Programme (WFP)

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

The Supply Chain unit is looking for an intern to support the unit in the various activities as will be assigned by the Supervisor or designated authority.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Under direct supervision of the Logistics Officer or delegated authority, provide support to Logistics operation and activities, following the standards processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Support invoice processing in coordination with Country Office, liaise whenever necessary with service provider/partner/retailer to expedite the process
  • Support the planning and implementation of innovative supply chain operations, initiatives and services to ensure timely, cost-effective cash Based Transfer (CBT) operation.
  • Provide technical advice and identify opportunities for improvement and innovation initiatives analyzing best practices from the humanitarian and private sector.
  • Support the management of logistics retailers’ contracts, including performance monitoring and measurements.
  • Assist in Contracting operations, analysis, contract awards, performance evaluation of vendors.
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly sitreps, supply chain dashboards and reports on supply chain country office operations
  • Assist in monitoring the inventory management process to track trends and account for the inventory status from receipt to dispatch to final delivery points.
  • Other logistics related tasks as required

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Management or other relevant field.
  • Currently enrolled in a master’s degree programme and have attended classes in the past 12 months, or a recent graduate from a bachelor or graduate programme (within six months prior to the application to the internship programme) ; or
  • Graduated no longer than 1 year ago from a Bachelor’s/master’s degree or equivalent studies.

Language:  Fluency in both oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Adaptable to an international, multicultural, and multilingual environment
  • Adaptable to an international, multicultural, and multilingual environment
  • Availability and willingness to travel as required to different areas in Kenya
  • Good communication skills and be able to work in a team
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

DELIVERABLES/OUTPUTS

  • Quality reports.
  • Timely processing of documentation.
  • Successful support in missions.

TRAINING COMPONENTS

  • Supply Chain and Logistics operations
  • Supply Chain Systems
  • Quality reporting
  • Contracting Operations.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to World Food Programme (WFP) on career5.successfactors.eu to apply
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