L’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) est une agence spécialisée de l’Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) pour la santé publique créée en 1948.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
Country Management Support Units (CSU) have beenestablished in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Logistics: He/She supports Staff and consultants inthe following specific tasks:1. Develop, monitor implementation and occasionally review transport standard operating procedures for daily maintenance, budgetingof all operating costs, vehicle replacement and address transport needs usingthe organization’s vehicles. Oversee daily 156 vehicle fleet management including drivers’ capacity development. Coordinate the provision of adequate and effective electronic communication in conformity to MOSS requirements and operational responsiveness in all areas including states under complex security situation with inadequate conventional communication facilities. Provide coordinated support to state offices for provision of reliable power supply, effectivefloor space office management, provide technical support for office renovation work and supervise coordination of office sharing agreements with UN partner sharing office space with WHO. Coordinate Office inventory activities.Participation in UN Operations Management Team (OMT) coordination activities for formulating policy and shared resources geared towards increasing value atthe lowest possible cost. Procurement: Advises the Head of WHO Country Office (WR) for an informed decision making on procurement transactions. Coordinates the preparation and submissionof the procurement plans by the different clusters of the budget center. Preparesand monitors the implementation of procurement plan ensuring objectives and priorities are met and on track. Evaluates requests from the technical unitsand partners and advises for compliance with the organization rules and regulations. Administers procurement resources and ensures compliant and efficient use of standard operating procedures of procurement. Maintains the pre-qualified and assessed suppliers database. Maintains and monitors the overall activities of procurement, logistics, and contracting services for the office through the useof the GSM oracle system and other procurement tools including the Business Intelligence (BI); providing reports, data and statistics. Provides guidance onprocurement, logistics, contracting services to managers and staff. Ensures smooth running of operations of procurement transactions including goods and services ordering and delivery. Maintains regular contact with the Regional Contracting and Procurement Service (CPS/AFRO) and make follow up of the Contract Review Committee (CRC) deliberations. Makes a follow up of theshipment of items ordered with the forwarding companies and liaises with local authorities for taxes exemption and for timely clearing of the goods items fromthe customs. Acts as the Secretary for the Local Procurement Committee. Analyzes and/or evaluates vendors performance, along with other designated staff members.Travel: coordinate the staff and activities of the Travel Unit at the Countrylevel and liaise with the travel agencies. Undertake travel arrangements forall WHO staff members embarking on international official travels and ensurefollow-up actions with AFRO, HQ or other Agencies in facilitating the issuanceof relevant travelling documentations including Travel Authorizations. Arrange visas for all WHO travelers so that they are able to attend meetings within theset dates and where the need arises, to arrange for visa at the point of entry.Keep updated addresses and telephone numbers for Hotels and carry out update of hotels in the country. Identify new hotels and negotiate concessionary ratesfor WHO staff and Consultants; Make hotel reservations for WHO staff members,family members, Consultants, participants at meetings and Government delegations on WHO missions in and outside the country. Maintains an up-datedlist of Government Ministries and Agencies and their senior personnel collaborating with WHO, eg Consultants, NGOs, Diplomatic Missions and other International Agencies for the purpose of follow-up of communication. Manage and oversee all airport protocol and immigration matters. Undertake other administrative duties assigned from time to time
Essential: First university degree in BusinessAdministration, Public Administration, Management, or related field
Desirable: An advanceduniversity degree in Business Administration, Public Administration,Management, post graduate training in operations management or related field.
Essential: A minimum of five years’experience, some of which in an international context, working in the area ofprocurement services, and logistics services for a programme
Desirable: Experienceusing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages.Relevant experience in the UN System and/or international organization
Ability to provide leadership, monitor progress and design studiesSound knowledge and skills in procurement and budget.Concrete skills in implementing operations of procurement services andprocesses.Excellent knowledge and ability to make travel arrangement at competitivecosts. Good knowledge of the tourism and related industry. Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at various levels and of different nationalities. Sound skills in utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems orsimilar packages
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 62,692 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2649 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.
- This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- A written test may be used as a form of screening.
- In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.