L’OMS recrute un Technical Officer
Ville, Pays: Egypt-Cairo
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: Non précisé
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 10-08-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
Technical Officer (Emergency Supply Chain) – (1702240)
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 12 months
Job Posting: Jul 19, 2017, 3:38:53 PM
Closing Date: Aug 10, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Egypt-Cairo
Organization: EM/WHE WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE)
1. . Use of Language Skills
1. Background and Justification
*Purpose of the Position
The incumbent is responsible for the overall management of the WHO/EMRO emergency supply chain system which will include oversight of a comprehensive supply chain management system, including capacity building and operations during emergencies including forecasting, planning, sourcing, purchasing, storage and shipping responsibilities.
The incumbent is expected to be deployed to emergencies when required.
2. Job Description
*Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Category
The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations.
The Emergency Operations Unit of the Health Emergencies Programme is responsible for ensuring that emergency-affected populations have access to timely and effective health services. This includes ensuring a strong emergency management system (based on incident management), effective and inclusive coordination mechanisms, joint assessments and planning by partners, implementation of operations and services according to agreed standards, and strong logistics and operational support. The expansion and strengthening of operational partnerships is a key priority. EMO also leads on humanitarian policy and guidance, as well as representation to key interagency bodies.
*Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on work environment within and outside the organization)
The individual’s main priority will be to insure a properly managed and operational supply chain for the WHO emergency response as well as the continuous improvement of the overall supply chain of the emergency platform at regional level, including capacity building, sourcing, purchasing, storage and shipping responsibilities.
Duties require ongoing contacts with staff at all level within OSL (Operations Support and Logistics), EMO (Emergency Management and Support Operations) and WHO supply chain for emergencies to discuss OSL specific needs, best practices and approaches, experience and lessons learnt, and to enlist cooperation. Successful results involve extensive contacts with a broad range of officials and counterparts to provide expertise on best practices, capacity building, training and mentoring; enlist cooperation and champion cooperation.
The present position under WHE (which is a single programme across the Organization) may be relocated to another duty station, including at Regional or Country level, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.
*Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected)
Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following duties which are performed according to the needs and agenda:
Strategic & Managerial
Support at regional level the establishment and operation of an emergency response supply chain system.
Implement and monitor the WHO Emergency supply chain’ strategy.
Provide the necessary support and guidance to the country supply officer to ensure adequate supply activities to the WHO emergency operations.
Insure that adequate monitoring tools are in place and correctly used.
Insure the implementation of the standardized support toolbox, and actively participate to its improvement.
Participate to the forecast of field OSL HR needs (competencies, skills, and staff numbers).
Follow KPIs to monitor the supply operation efficiency.
Ensure that supply chain practices at regional level are aligned with WHE supply chain policy and guidelines.
Participate and actively contribute to continuous improvement of WHE supply chain through regular meeting among the 3 levels (Headquarters, Regional Office and Country Office) and WHE OSL network.
Operational & Tactical:
Participate to the definition of the country response strategy
Supports the OSL emergency regional team in the on-site implementation of the supply activities to support the WHO emergency activities.
Support the Log Ops’ priorities to insure robust and efficient supply chain for the WHO emergency responses in its development of the Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Coordinate with partners and/or OSL team to manage the emergency supply response (request management, stock level, shipment).
Participate to the OSL network, along with OSL operations, for coordinating essential requirement implementations and preparedness plan.
Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.
3. Recruitment Profile
Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills in the sector of supply chain, specific to emergency based supply chain management within a complex multilateral institution. Proven ability to create and implement critical strategies, tactics and operations with multi-stakeholder partnerships, combined with sound organizational, analytical and managerial skills and proven ability to multi-task, identify and solve problems and produce results under pressure. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with awareness and understanding of cultural and political sensitivities. Ability to write and synthesize technical information in a clear and concise manner. Diplomacy, tact and discretion.
Describe the core, management or leadership competencies required – See WHO competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones.
1. Moving forward in a changing environment
2. Knowing and managing yourself
3. Ensuring the effective use of resources
4. Fostering integration and teamwork
5. Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Functional Knowledge and Skills
Four competencies are considered to be mandatory for all WHO staff with managerial responsibilities: “Teamwork”, “Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences”, “Communication” and “Creating an empowering and motivating environment”.
Demonstrated knowledge and competency in supply chain operations management and/or procurement in an emergency context, with proven ability to create and implement critical strategies, tactics and operations with multi-stakeholder partnerships, combined with sound organizational, analytical and managerial skills and proven ability to multi-task, identify and solve problems and produce results under pressure. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with awareness and understanding of cultural and political sensitivities. Ability to write and synthesize technical information in a clear and concise manner. Diplomacy, tact and discretion.
Advanced university degree in supply chain management, logistics, with specialization in fleet management, planning or business management or related field.
Degree or training in humanitarian or disaster management.
At least seven years’ experience in supply chain management including field based operational experience at the national or international levels.
Experience with managing capacity building initiatives in international organizations, multilateral institutions or NGOs.
4. Use of Language Skills
Expert level in English is essential, knowledge of Arabic and any other official UN language is desireable.
Other Skills (e.g. IT)
Computer literacy with a sound knowledge of databases and tools used for supply chain monitoring and evaluation.