United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Supply Manager in Abuja, Nigeria.The Supply Manager manages the supply and logistics operations of a complex nature with significant impact on programme delivery, services, supply and logistic, processes and systems, enquiring advanced professional technical mastery and expertise in support of operations and programme objectives.UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys andgirls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.Key Jobs Responsibility
The Supply Manager will perform the following functions-Rapid and relevant responses provided to evolving supply needs and situations, including emergency situations, with a priority on achieving value for money.The highest level of integrity, standards and accountability maintained by implementing sound, accurate supply/logistics management systems, procedures and documentation as well as regular and accurate reporting.Technical leadership, support, coaching and training provided to capacity-building in order to enhance efficient, effective and timely delivery of supplies.Effective procurement conducted to attain best overall value while maintaining product quality.Effective collaboration and partnership in supply/procurements/purchasing/contracting/logistics with internal and external counterparts developed and maintained through better coordination, communication and networking.
Applicants must Have-Advanced University Degree in Business Administration, Management, International Economics, Engineering, International Development, Contract/Commercial Law or specialization in directly related areas including credited courses in supply, logistics, purchasing or contracting.
Equivalent educational qualification in relevant areas (transport or logistics operations/management, supply management, etc.).At least eight years progressive professional experience at national and international level in supply, procurement, logistics management preferably with UNICEF or International/government/commercial organizations, some of which in management capacity.
Experience in emergency duty station and in dealing with government counterparts is a plus.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language is considered an asset.
How to ApplyApplicants must submit their applications through the online process.For more information, please click the link below