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NATIONAL POST: Logistics Assistant, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, G-5


Job Summary

Under the overall guidance of the Representative and general supervision of the Operations Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for broad based support to the successful management of shipping and clearance activities undertaken by UNFPA Ethiopia Country Office. This position will support the country office with procurements, management of shipments, customs clearance, regulatory compliance, import activities and any insurance related matters for reproductive health commodity management in the county office. The Assistant will also support the country office in scheduling deliveries and obtaining Proofs of Delivery (PODs) from clients. 

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


Completed Secondary Level Education required. BA Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Pharmacy, Business or Public Administration or similar discipline desirable.


Five years of progressively responsible procurement, logistics and administrative experience at national and international level.

Knowledge of automated procurement systems and experience in handling of web-based management systems.


Fluency in English.

Computer Skills:

Proficiency in current office software applications.

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