Logistics Assistant at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) - An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come from various cultural backgrounds and are experts in the multiple fields of activity FAO engages in. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance inter alia, generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines and provide targeted governance support as a resource to country and regional level FAO offices. Headquartered in Rome, Italy, FAO is present in over 130 countries.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Logistics Assistant Post Number: 180872 Location: Maiduguri, BornoOrganizational Unit: FRNIRType of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)Duration: Six months (renewable)Organizational SettingThe crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterized by food insecurity, violence and displacement. Furthermore, subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress.The FAO Lake Chad Strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable improvement of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities.FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN and WFP has received support from the European Development Fund (EDF) under the EU Support to Response, Recovery and Resilience in Borno State, to implement a 3-year programme to restore and improve sustainable agriculture-based livelihoods for food security, employment, and nutrition improvement in Borno State. FAO’s interventions include supporting smallholder farmers (especially youth) to have diversified food source and income by enhancing nutrition sensitive value chain development for aquaculture.Reporting Lines:The logistics assistant reports to the DFAOR through the International Logistics Officer in Maiduguri.Technical FocusTo strengthen its North East Logistics team, FAO requires the services of a logistics assistant. In particular he/she will be responsible for coordinating the warehouse activities. He / She will coordinate Program inputs receipts / deliveries with Program Assistant / Associates.Tasks and ResponsibilitiesUnder the overall supervision and guidance of the FAO Representative for Nigeria through the Deputy FAOR in Maiduguri, and with direct supervision of the international Logistics Officer, in close collaboration with national and international consultants in the Program team, the incumbent will undertake the following activities:Provide daily support to the warehouse staff in consolidating and disseminating periodic reports (daily, weekly, monthly inventories)Provide support to Sub - Offices warehouse in their reporting efforts and report any challengesProvide support to Program assistant in post distributions consolidation activitiesProvide support to the drivers and to the office assistant / fuel in vehicles and generators fuel reportingProvide daily support to the maintenance team and ensure efficient waste management in the office compoundPerform inventory controls and keep quality standards high for auditsSupport the preparation of travel authorisation and logistic arrangement of the personnelPrepare and complete orders for delivery or pickup according to scheduleContribute to the selection of logistics and maintenance services providersKeep a clean and safe working environment and optimise space utilisationPerform any other related duties as required. 

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