Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or vocational certificate in at least one of the following areas is required: supply chain management, procurement, business management, business analysis.
Certifications in Project Management (PRINCE2 or equivalent) is desirable. Certification in Supply Chain (SCOR-P, CSCP or equivalent) is desirable.
Work Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in Supply Chain management, property management, procurement logistics and related area is required. Experience in Supply Chain performance management is desirable. Experience in providing logistics and Supply Chain support services in a complex, volatile, conflict or post-conflict environment is desirable. Experience in an international setting is desirable.
Experience working with Excel and Data Base Management is required. Experience in sourcing, cleaning and preparing data and selecting/ developing visualizations/metrics that enable easy communication/interpretation by the users is required.
Languages: Fluency in written and oral English and Pashtu/Dari are required.
Special Measure: The minimum work experience for GL-6 with High School certificate is reduced to 5 years, instead of the standard minimum required work experience of 7 years, subject to approval of the special measure. The special measure is applicable to all applicants
UN CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES:
Professionalism: Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Organization's interest, even if they are unpopular; takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.
Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making; examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses; does not discriminate against any individual or group.
Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box”; Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; Actively seeks to
apply technology to appropriate tasks; Shows willingness to learn new technology.
Managing Performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority. Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member. Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills. Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines. Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff. Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative. Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff. Appraises performance fairly.
Judgment/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation and
comes to the heart of the problem quickly. Gathers relevant information before making a decision. Considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them.
Takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization. Proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information. Checks assumptions against facts. Determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision. Makes tough decisions when necessary.