Legal Officer, Brindisi, Italy

Closing date: Saturday, 24 November 2018
Job Opening
Posting Title: LEGAL OFFICER, P4
Job Code Title: LEGAL OFFICER
Department/Office: United Nations Logistic Base
Duty Station: BRINDISI
Posting Period: 26 October 2018 – 24 November 2018
Job Opening Number: 18-Legal Affairs-UNLB-103219-R-Brindisi (M)
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Organizational Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC) operates as a unified entity, comprising the United Nations Global Service Centre, Brindisi and the United Nations Information and Communications Technology Facility, Valencia, to provide global geospatial, information and telecommunications technologies, logistics and supply chain operational management, as well as, enabling support services throughout the life cycle of field missions, from start-up planning and preparation to liquidation.The post is located in Central Service, UNGSC. The incumbent works under the overall guidance of the Director of UNGSC and day-to-day supervision by the Chief, Central Service, UNGSC.
Responsibilities
The incumbent is responsible for the following duties: Provides legal advice on a wide range of legal issues affecting the GSC’s mandate and activities, including public international,private and administrative law matters, as well as issues of constitutional, labour law and other national law as they affect the GSC or the mandate.

  • In particular, provides legal advice and expertise on the interpretation of the GSC’s mandate, the legal status of the GSC and its members, including in areas such as privileges and immunities and Host Countries Agreements; advises on aspects of the GSC’s operational activities, including the GSC’s internal issuances and related guidelines, matters relating to international law, including international humanitarian law, international criminal law, as appropriate;
  • Reviews, advises on various GSC SOPs and information circulars or amendments thereto and verifies their consistency with the existing UN regulation and rules;
  • Advises on administrative, personnel and contractual matters, including issues relating to the accountability of personnel, procurement and customs matters, third party claims, as well as legal questions involving the interpretation or application of UN regulations and rules;
  • Advises on, drafts and reviews agreements, institutional and operational modalities, major contracts, legal submissions and

other legal documents and provides advice on and participates in negotiations for the settlement of claims and disputes, and develops new legal modalities, revisions and recommendations to meet unique needs/circumstances.

  • Liaises and participates in meetings and discussions with governments and other institutions and entities; and with other UN agencies, funds and programmes, as well as other internal and external actors and organizations, as required.
  • Participates in administrative Boards and Committees, including in relation to the procurement process, claims and property management, and on ad hoc working groups and task forces, assigned by the supervisor.
  • Performs extensive legal research and analysis on highly complex or novel legal issues/questions and prepares legal opinions, studies, briefs, reports, and correspondence; represents the Service/Section at meetings, conferences, seminars, etc.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Competencies
PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of international legal procedures and instruments, both substantive and procedural. Ability to apply legal expertise to analyzing a diverse range of complex and unusual legal issues and problems and in developing innovative and creative solutions. Strong analytical skills and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research on a range of issues, including those of a unique and/or complex nature; proficiency in legal writing and expression and ability to prepare legal briefs, opinions, legal submissions/motions, and a variety of legal instruments and related documents. Discretion and sound judgment in applying legal expertise to sensitive, complex legal issues. Strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement. Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/cases. Knowledge of contemporary international relations and of UN system, organization and interrelationships. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively, listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit; where applicable.
Education
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Experience in providing legal advice with respect to privileges and immunities of an international organization, including host country agreements and their implementation is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of the local languages (Italian and/or Spanish) is an advantage.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Special Notice
Extension of the appointment is subject to Extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.- Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
United Nations Considerations
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term ‘sexual exploitation’ means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term ‘sexual abuse’ means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on ‘Manuals’ hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Legal Officer, Rome

Closing date: Thursday, 22 November 2018
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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
ABOUT WFP
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
This position is located in the Legal Office in Headquarters (HQ) and reports to the Division Director, Deputy Director or Senior Legal Officer. The Legal Officer will be assigned to the Administrative and Employment Law Branch (LEGA), which provides legal services on all aspects of the employment relationship between WFP and its personnel.
P3 Legal Officers are fully qualified legal practitioners operating across an assigned area of work preparing and finalizing legal opinions and advice, except for complex and sensitive legal issues seeking clearance of branch or divisional management. P3 Legal Officers normally work directly with the branch chief and may have responsibility as a team leader of supervising junior legal officers or short-term staff. Work requires a complete understanding of the subject matter in the context of the program. P3 Legal Officers are able to adapt to policies, approaches and models to meet emerging needs of the target client community. Within established areas of responsibility, P3 Legal Officers exercise a high degree of independence and have opportunities for development through exposure to major interlocutors. Client interface focuses on maintaining relationships and projecting the image of a credible/reliable partner. Established in the subject legal field, the impact of the work reflects directly on the professionalism of the P3 Legal Officer and the overall reputation of the team for high quality work.
JOB PURPOSE
In consultation with senior Legal Officers, handle a range of legal services including interpretation and application of various instruments governing WFP activities and operations.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Under the general supervision of the Senior Legal Officer in LEGA, the P3 Legal Officer will be responsible for the following duties, with a focus on matters relating to the legal status, rights and obligations of WFP and its employees:

  • Undertake extensive legal research and analysis on a wide range of complex legal issues of a substantive and procedural nature.
  • Review a variety of legal documents in order to identify relevant legal issues and risks and to ensure compliance with the applicable legal framework and jurisprudence.
  • Deliver legal advice on the interpretation and application of various legal instruments, in order to meet unique client needs.
  • Draft legal documents to contribute to coherence and quality of legal services.
  • Assist in representing WFP in administrative or tribunal proceedings and arbitration.
  • Participate in the negotiation and settlement of claims and disputes involving WFP and its personnel.
  • Provide support to service various internal advisory bodies.
  • Contribute to building productive partnerships with other Legal Offices across the UN system.
  • Other as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:

  • Advanced University degree in Law, or First University degree in Law with additional relevant experience and training.
  • Must be qualified to practice or admitted to practice by a recognized national or state bar or law society, or have equivalent experience of professional legal practice.
  • Knowledge of employment law, administrative law and international law including the UN system regulatory framework is desirable.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience practicing law within a law firm, an international organization, a governmental service or a company.
  • Prior litigation experience in administrative or employment law, and experience in an international context are assets.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Advanced legal research, analysis and drafting skills.
  • Demonstrated business acumen and problem-solving skills
  • Solid communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong planning, organization and time management skills.
  • Adaptability and ability to work autonomously.
  • Knowledge of tribunal processes and procedures.
  • Tact and high degree of discretion and confidentiality.

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Working knowledge of either French or Spanish is required. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of an additional official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese, is an advantage.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Non-Rotational Nature
Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is however classified as ‘non-rotational’ which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational.
The selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. He/she will be required to travel abroad sometime to remote and difficult locations.
WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details please visit icsc.un.org
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
22 November 2018
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Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

Cryptographic Key Manager, Los Angeles, United States

Position Summary:
Plan, implement, document and maintain cryptographic security assets and key management processes used to secure the Internet Domain Name System (DNS) and protect information.
Key Responsibilities:
Create, implement and manage cryptographic keys (codes). Plan, implement and upgrade physical and administrative safeguards. Maintain security certificate authority hierarchy and certificate profiles. Write, review, edit, approve and maintain cryptographic key management security documentation and policies. Manage the lifecycle of security certificates, cryptographic keys, and cryptographic devices including Hardware Security Modules (HSMs). Plan and execute DNS security (DNSSEC) Root Key Signing Key (KSK) management ceremonies. Identify and propose process improvements to maintain maximum security and continuous operations. Minimize risks associated with managing cryptographic keys through effective planning and coordination of physical and logical security. Maintain and test disaster recovery plans for key management operations. Prepare responses to third-party security audits. Prepare briefings and attend meetings to discuss ICANN’s execution of its key management responsibilities. Up to 10% domestic and international travel is required.
Requirements:
Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience as a cryptographic key manager or as an IT/IS security analyst, engineer, consultant, or manager Experience must include 3 years in information technology security including Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), logical and physical security, hardware security modules (HSMs), IT security audits, risk management, and development of security policies. Certification required: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Other: Requires up to 10% domestic and international travel. Must be authorized to work full-time in the U.S. without an employer sponsor.

AFISA TEHAMA II – FANI YA USALAMA WA MIFUMO YA TEHAMA (ICT SECURITY) – 8 POST

Employer: OFISI YA RAIS TAWALA ZA MIKOA NA SERIKALI ZA MITAA (TAMISEMI)
Date Published: 2018-11-23
Application Deadline: 2018-12-07

JOB SUMMARY:
N/A
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i.Kusimamia maboresho ya programu za kompyuta kwa wakati (Ensure software patches are implemented timely);
ii.Kusakinisha, kusanidi na kuboresha programu za kuzuia virusi vya Kompyuta,(Install,software ), configure,and update antivirus;
iii.Kuelimisha hatari na watumiaji masuala mbalimbali yanayohusu udhaifu katika mifumo ya TEHAMA (Alert users on various security risks, threats and vulnerabilities);
iv.Kukagua mifumo ya TEHAMA mara kwa mara (Perform systems audit on regular basis);
v.Kuweka viwango vya usalama na udhibiti katika mifumo ya TEHAMA kwa watumiaji (Implement security mechanisms and controlsin computer systems); na
vi.Kufanya kazi nyingine atakazopangiwa na mkubwa wake wa kazi zinazoendana na” sifa na fani yake.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Mhitimu wa Stashahada ya juu au Shahada ya Kompyuta katika moja ya fani zifuatazo; Uhandisi wa Kompyuta, Sayansi ya Kompyuta,Teknolojia ya Habari, Teknolojia ya Habari na Mawasiliano au Menejimenti ya Mifumo ya Habari. Wenye sifa zilizoorodheshwa hapa chini watafikiriwa kwanza (added advantage): SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner, CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker

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AFISA TEHAMA II – FANI YA USIMAMIZI TEKNOLOJIA ZA TOVUTI NA MEDIA ANUAI (WEB AND MULTIM EDIA ADMINISTRATOR – 5 POST

Employer: OFISI YA RAIS TAWALA ZA MIKOA NA SERIKALI ZA MITAA (TAMISEMI)
Date Published: 2018-11-23
Application Deadline: 2018-12-07

JOB SUMMARY:
N/A
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i.Kuandaa na kufanya majaribio ya wavuti na medianuai
(Develop and test web pages and multimedia content);
ii.Kuboresha wavuti na media anuai (Update web pages and multimedia;
iii.Kuweka na Kuhakikisha usalama wa wavuti na medianuai
(Implement security for web pages and multimedia content);
iv.Kutoa huduma bora za kitaalam kwa watumiaji wa Tovuti na media anuai (Provide quality customer service), governing policy); na
v.Kufanya kazi nyingine atakazopangiwa na mkubwa wake wa kazi
zinazoendana na sifa na fani yake.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Mhitimu wa Stashahada ya juu au Shahada ya Kompyuta katika moja ya fani zifuatazo; Sayansi ya Kompyuta, Teknolojia ya Habari, Teknolojia ya Habari na Mawasiliano au Menejimenti ya Mifumo ya Habari.
Wenye sifa zilizoorodheshwa hapa chini watafikiriwa kwanza (added advantage): CMS and web development tools, Graphics and photo imaging software tools, Video production and editing tools, Animation tools

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TGS E

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Nafasi za Kazi Serikalini Dec 2018 (Many Positions)

The Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) is a government organ with a status of independent Department established specifically to facilitate the recruitment process of employees to the Public Service. Public Service Recruitment Secretariat was established by the Public Service Act No. 8 0f 2002 as amended by Act No. 18 of 2007, section 29(1).

Vision.
To be a Centre of Excellence in Public Service Recruitment in the region and Sub Sahara Africa.

Mission Statement.
To undertake recruitment of Public servants using modern approaches by adhering to principles of equity, transparency and merits as well as providing advice to employers on employment related matters.

Functions of Public Service Recruitment Secretariat
The major role of PSRS is to facilitate recruitment in the Public Service. According to the Public Service Cap. 298 of 2002 as amended by Amendment Act No. 18 of 2007 section 29 (1), the functions of PSRS are:

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United Republic of Tanzania: Independent Evaluation Specialist for the project titled “Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA)" of…

Organization: BRAC
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 07 Dec 2018

1. Background of the Project:

With the support of Novo Foundation over five years, ELA project of BRAC in Tanzania provides a safe space and livelihoods and life skills training to around 5000 vulnerable girls aged 11-24 under 180 adolescent clubs at 18 branches of 4 regions in Tanzania. The training includes topics on health, leadership, and responsibility. Girls can also take financial literacy training that includes building negotiation skills. Girls ages 16-20 receive livelihood training and access microfinance to encourage entrepreneurialism. The life skills training is led by adolescent peer mentors trained by BRAC. It focuses on education about decision-making, sexual and reproductive health, early marriage, gender-based violence, and substance use. Examples of activities include information provision, active discussions and role-playing. Finally, the clubs promote the development of social relationships through games and sports.

2. Rationale:

The independent evaluation of ELA is a mandatory step by BRAC International to assess overall project performance during the implementation period, its results identify the outcomes and the key lessons learned for ending the program and for the future strategies. The evaluation constitutes an important contribution to the envision programme on empowerment and livelihood of the adolescent girls for scaling up and disseminating knowledge being implemented by BRAC in Africa. The independent evaluation will capture other studies that the project has carried out during its implementation period.

3. Objectives:

The specific evaluation objectives are to:

  1. To independently verify (and supplement where necessary) record of achievement defined in the project’s log frame.

  2. To assess the extent to which the project performed well and was good value for money, which includes considering:

2.1. How well the project met its objectives – the provided tools worked in the life of the girls on building a network, increase community support, increase healthy practices and creates employment;

2.2. To what extent the provided tools changed the life of the girls?

2.3. How well the project applied value for money principles of effectiveness, economy, and efficiency in relation to the delivery of its outcome;2.4. What has happened because of BRAC that wouldn’t have otherwise happened?

  1. Draw lessons learnt – What lessons have been learnt so far which can be applied in similar interventions on young people focusing on adolescent and teenage girls.

4. Deliverables:

4.1. An inception report demonstrating an understanding of the assignment within one week from the start of the assignment.

4.2. An evaluation design methodology that satisfactorily demonstrates how the ELA will be evaluated;

4.3. A timetable for the evaluation exercise;

4.4. Tools for the evaluation exercise;

4.5. The draft report that will be used for a validation workshop with key stakeholders;

4.6. A well-written project evaluation report of not more than 30 pages on ELA addressing the objectives of the assignment within 30 days of the assignment. (Outline of the report to be shared to successful consultant);

5. Technical Support:

The successful consultant will work under the supervision of the Country Research Coordinator – IERC of BRAC Tanzania. S/he will support the process through the provision of relevant information and linkages to project beneficiaries and staffs, stakeholders and relevant documents and reports so far have been conducted.

6. Specific requirements

6.1. Academic Qualifications

A higher degree in economics, development studies or any related relevant field

6.2. Professional Qualifications

6.2.1. An evaluation specialist with a minimum of five to nine years’ experience in adolescent/youth programme/project evaluation in an international development context;

6.2.2. Experience of results-based monitoring and evaluation;

6.2.3. Ability to design and plan the evaluation approaches and research methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative research methods. Where feasible and proportionate, the person or team should include the skills and expertise required to design, plan and conduct the impact evaluation, potentially using experimental or quasi-experimental techniques;

6.2.4. Relevant subject matter knowledge and experience such as livelihood sector, genders, youth programming to ensure the evaluation design and research methods are as relevant and meaningful as possible given the aims and objectives of the project and the context in which it is being delivered;

6.2.5. Ability to manage a potentially large-scale and complex evaluation and research process, including interpreting other research data and conducting a final evaluation;

6.2.6. Design and manage data and information systems capable of handling large datasets for monitoring and evaluation purposes;

6.2.7. Must have appropriate country knowledge/experience including understanding of the context of the project impact areas;

How to apply:

Expression of interest (EoI)

IERC of BRAC Maendeleo Tanzania requests an Expression of Interest (EoI) including Financial and Technical Proposals from qualified research agencies, project evaluators and individual consultants. The proposals should be sent to:

Email: sk.tariquzzaman@brac.net

United Republic of Tanzania: Logistics Officer

Organization: CTG
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 13 Dec 2018

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-1998

Position:

Logistics Officer

Place of performance:

Isaka, Tanzania

Contract duration:

up to 6 months (@22days/month)

Starting date:

1-Jan-2019

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

Our client is increasingly using the Tanzania corridor for supply of food to its humanitarian projects in Tanzania and in the neighboring countries. This involves importing food in-transit and food purchases in Tanzania mainly maize and sorghum. Dodoma is one of the main Logistics Hubs in Tanzania for such activities and is highly demanded. To make this hub effective and responsive to operational requirements, a Logistics Officer (Consultant) is needed to lead the field logistics operations and provide technical support in Dodoma Hub, ensuring the key supply chain functions un-interrupted.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

· The Logistics officer will be responsible for the following duties:

· Plan and organize logistics operations and implement plans for a smooth and efficient operation

· Closely coordinate with the client Suppliers on food procurement ready for uplift, Tally service providers, Transporters and Clearing Agent for timely transfers of the cargo;

· As the export of the commodities requires TBS Lab Test and its clearance, Logistics Officer to ensure proper follow up to ensure that the work is done in the most efficient manner;

· Maintain proper coordination between Sub-office and CO for issues related to general logistics operation to avoid any gaps affecting the operation;

· Closely follow up with the Transporters on timely deliveries, assess any gaps and provide solutions;

· Contribute to preparedness actions and Logistics Capacity Assessment (LCA) as necessary to enable our client to quickly respond and deploy food at the onset of the crisis;

· Ensure Milling Machines are operational with the required productions. Spare parts are timely requested, and quality of production is monitored;

· Follow up with the CO on call-forward, pipeline and timely prepositioning / delivery of the requirements;

· Build relationships and collaborate with counterparts in the key supply chain functions at sub-office level to ensure an integrated supply chain approach to food assistance;

· Ensure continuity of the Logistics Procedures, ensuring that objectives are achieved in compliance with the functional strategies, policies and plans;

· Plan and lead on implementation of innovative logistics operations at sub-office level, initiatives to ensure timely, efficient and cost-effective supply of direct or indirect food assistance;

· Assess need for warehouse equipment timely to ensure a seamless operation.

· Collect and analyze relevant technical data from diverse sources to forecast operational needs under various scenarios and make evidence-based proposals;

· Conduct local transport market assessment and provide feedback to supervisor / Head of Supply chain

· Ensure running operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage client's warehouse and handle inventory effectively through corporate systems;

· Monitor shelf-life of the commodities and ensure to share with the Head of sub-office for distribution plan before their Best Before the Date (BBD);

· Physical stock-count is conducted on a monthly basis as well updated LESS accordingly;

· Ensure that data is captured in LESS timely to avoid backlogs. Any complications arise in LESS operation is reported to focal points in CO for immediate solution;

· Ensure Weekly Logistics Inputs are provided and share with the CO as well issues of concerns with recommended solution;

· Operational reports are prepared by the concerned staff and circulated timely;

· Mitigated losses to the possible way and through best practices of food management;

· Ensure proper inspections of both in-coming and out-going commodities are conducted and findings are recorded. Any infestations are treated immediately;

· Ensure SOP is implemented in all parts of logistics operation;

· Enhanced efficiency and performance of the staff through ad hoc meetings and follow up on issues;

· Supervise the work of Logistics staff as per the organogram to guarantee high quality and consistency of performance is maintained throughout time;

· Evaluate Services Providers Performance and to recommend to CO;

· Provide technical advice and guidance to staff and partners to manage food systems and deliver food assistance to those in need;

· Ensures the accuracy of Services’ Providers invoices before submission to CO for settlement;

· Training needs for the Logistics staff are identified and shared with the Management for action;

· Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor / head of supply chain

Expected output:

Project reporting:

· This position reports to the Head of Office

Team management:

· The staff Member is the head of logistics in Isaka.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master's degree in Logistics and procurement.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Logistics experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 4 years of experience in Africa (essential).

Languages:

§ Fluency in English is essential.

Key competencies:

· Ensuring organizational goals are achieved through delivery of expected food assistance to the beneficiaries, food management with client's standard, improved existing process, reduced lost, cost efficiency and compliance to the SOP.

· Experience in handling break and bulk cargoes, food purchases, Warehouse / Food Management, overland and Inland Transportation, Logistics Coordination, Wagons operation and Management of operation as head of Logistics, Field Office.

· Knowledge in Transportations, Food Procurement, handling and management

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-1998. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Head of IT Projects & Customer Support Team, Geneva

We are ISO, the largest developer of International Standards. We bring together experts, to share knowledge and develop standards that provide solutions to global challenges. This is because we believe that great things happen when the world agrees. We have an exciting opportunity at our Central Secretariat in Geneva.
Head of IT Projects & Customer Support Team
Role
The IT Projects and Customer Support Manager leads a team and plays a hands-on role to ensure we provide high quality solutions and excellent support to ISO’s membership and customers for IT applications and services. The team responsibilities include product and project management, business analysis, testing, training and external users support (1st and 2nd level). Reporting to the Director, Information Technology Services (ITS), the IT Projects and Customer Support Manager is working in partnership with our members, external users, internal business teams (including Project Management Office) and Development and Operations teams.
Key responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a motivating environment for the team and individuals by encouraging knowledge sharing, communication, learning and growth
  • Participate in setting goals and objectives aligned with the organization and the department strategic directions, and guide team members to play their part in achieving agreed targets
  • Manage the IT processes to effectively deliver solutions and services (including external users support and training)
  • Ensure delivered solutions are in line with users’ needs and existing business processes
  • Analyze the external and internal users’ feedback and needs and ensure those are considered appropriately in future planning and product plans
  • Provide efficient support in response to external and internal user’s requests
  • Provide onsite and offsite training to ISO members and end-users on the effective use of IT applications
  • Improve internal and external communications

Report to: Director, Information Technology Services (ITS)
Qualification and Experience

  • High-level project management and change management skills (and proven practice of agile project management methodologies is an asset)
  • Native proficiency in English (with excellent writing skills), knowledge of French is an asset
  • Leading, motivating and developing a team

Skills

  • Autonomous, curious, flexible and proactive mindset with a high sense of ownership and commitment
  • Strong leadership, communication, interpersonal skills commensurate with relationships building at a senior level and with various stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and process modeling skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to different environments and variety of tasks
  • Willing to travel internationally (around 5% of the working time)
  • Eagerness to learn and develop within a multicultural and friendly environment
  • Enthusiastic to work in a collaborative, highly motivated, high-caliber team of around 20 people

Starting date: 01/12/2018 or later date to be agreed