At WFP Regional Bureau in Cairo , we provide strategic and technical guidance to WFP operations in 17 countries : Algeria, Armenia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen.
The Regional Bureaus’ (RB) Supply Chain lead the strategic positioning of WFP supply chain in the region, promoting corporate and regional best practices and engaging with partners at the regional level for innovative and optimized regional supply chain performance.
As such, RB Supply Chain is the first line of supports to Country Offices in the implementation of supply chain strategies, policies, processes, systems and tools, from design and implementation to monitoring and measuring supply chain performance.
The Regional Bureau Cairo (RBC) is the largest of the six WFP RBs, with the estimated budgets for food transfer cost (FTC), i.
e. cost of logistics to deliver the food from the source to the beneficiaries, amounting to $ 588 million (2019 est.) representing 36% of WFP global food transfer budget.
The total quantity of food handled in 2018 was 1,98 million mt (valued at over $900 million, excluding the FTC) which represents 43% of WFP total tonnage handled last year.
Lastly, the 17 countries with active WFP operations under RBC are amongst the most complex and diverse operation managed by WFP globally.
In addition, RBC covers 10 oversight countries with currently no WFP in-country operations and it also sources food from a number of those as well as from operationally active RB countries.
In line with RBC Supply Chain functional terms of references, the Logistocs Officer NOB will lead Commodity Accounting and Fund Management team and provide expertise, analytics, periodic and ad hoc support to supply chain operations in RBC countries, to ensure an effective and integrated supply chain approach to meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries as well as services requirements (e.
g. transport, other logistics eservices) of other humanitarian partners.
If you're intertested to be part of a fast moving deadline driven team and you are interested to bring your leadership skills and logical thinking to save lives, please do not hesitate to apply .
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
1.Lead the Funds Monitoring and Commodity Accounting team and ensure adequate response to field support requests during the budget planning review and Country Strategic Plan (CSP) implementation.
2.Ensure continuity of operations and mitigate risk of deficit or surplus through adequate budget planning and monitoring to ensure full cost recovery and fund management process
3.Review the Supply Chain funds monitoring controls and reports needed to measure performance (actual vs. planned) and cost analysis, including the quarterly monitoring tool for Country Strategic Plan (CSP)
4.Ensure International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) compliance through monthly monitoring of open logistics Purchase Order (POs) and on time creation of Payment document / Logistics Service Entry sheet (SES) / Good Received Notification (GRNs)
5.Ensure compliance with corporate budget planning and funds management policies, procedures, financial rules and regulations.
6.Support Country Offices / Regional Bureaus Corporate Task Force in the on-set of large-scale emergency operations and at the inception of the CSPs.
7.Monitor RBC global Supply Chain KPIs and advise Country Offices in the region for necessary actions
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES CONT'D
8.Ensure that all Supply chain Matrices (budgeting estimation tool) are reviewed and cleared at Regional Bureau level and have all valid supporting documents and calculations before being presented for HQ release.
14.Ensuring that corporate policies and guidance are disseminated to Country Offices; Providing support to Country Offices in implementing corporate rules, regulations and guidance.
15.Identifying needs across the region for new / improved tools / policies and sharing them with HQ Supply Chain division for potential development, coordinating rollout of corporate tools and subsequently ensuring adequate technical support to County Offices
16.Aggregating training requirements for the Country Offices in the region and organizing targeted training events to develop the required skills and capacities at the Country Offices.
17.Conduct oversight and compliance mission and ensuring that internal and external oversight and compliance recommendations are efficiently addressed by the County Offices
18.Perform any other business as required
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE