TA (364 days) – Logistics Assistant, (GS-5), Cayes/Haiti # 123861

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    $1,128,130 - $1,748,599 / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Procurement, Supply and Logistics
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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 vision

In order to respond quickly with the increasing of humanitarian with lifesaving stock, IPDs from the ZMPP that persists and to provide necessary support to the humanitarian operations, hence UNICEF has rented a warehouse in Les Cayes that serves the department : South, Nippes, Grand’Anse et Southeast.  In this context, the recruitment of a Logistics Assistant is necessary in the follow-up of the deliveries to the various partners and to be able to help in the field office for certain logistical aspects as well as for the follow-up of the work of the third-party service provider in the warehouse and help the field office in the administrative tasks.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Operations Officer, the incumbent ensures timely and cost-effective delivery of supplies to UNICEF assisted programmes and procurement service customers in the Grand Sud of Haiti Country Office and might be assigned to other locations as per needs.

The key services and tasks to be provided/undertaken during this temporary appointment is as follow:

  • Assists with administration of logistics operations including receipt, warehousing, transport, distribution, shipping;
  • Tracks and monitors incoming shipments from PAP or Miragoane as arranged;
  • Maintains appropriate filing of logistics and shipping documents;
  • Ensures data correctness in VISION to facilitate clearing;
  • Liaises with clearing agent and ensures timely availability of documentation;
  • Records and retrieves information related to supply/logistics including receiving documents and data for input and completes the established input procedures;
  • Submit regular reports for a continuous overview of supply chain operations including volumes, values, incoming goods, warehouse stocks and distribution;
  • Participates in regular warehouse physical inventory counts and submits subsequent inventory reports;

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

  • Completion of secondary education with additional training in logistics, shipping or warehousing.
  • A minimum of five years of experience from a similar function or from administrative jobs encompassing logistics, shipping or warehousing.
  • Fluency in French is required. Working knowledge of English is an asset.
  • Knowledge of shipping and logistics
  • Be able to use current job-related computer software and databases
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, in particular Word, Excel, and Powerpoint is required
  • A sound knowledge of Excel based analytical tools and SAP

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships(2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness(3)Drive to achieve results for impact(4)Innovates and embraces change(5) Manages ambiguity and complexity(6)Thinks and acts strategically(7)Works collaboratively with others.

Functional competencies required: Analyzing; Following Instructions and Procedures; Planning and organizing

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable female are encouraged to apply.

General Service Staff are recruited locally. Candidates must be in possession of an existing work permit or resident/citizen of Haiti to be considered eligible for this post. Please note that General Service (GS) staff are locally recruited staff and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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