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Chief of Section, Centralised Warehousing

at United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted November 7, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Currency UGX


Chief of Section, Centralised Warehousing, Entebbe, Uganda, Entebbe, Uganda
Organization: United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country: Uganda

Organisational Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Supply Chain Management Service of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), Entebbe. Entebbe is classified in the 'C' category and as a family duty station. The Chief of Section, Centralized Warehousing will report to the Chief Supply Chain Management Service.


Within delegated authority, the Chief of Section, Centralised Warehousing will be responsible for the following duties: Exercises authority in the planning, administration and performance management of Centralised Warehousing while incorporating the Green SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) model in all warehouse operations to reduce the environmental impact, including:

Inbound operations: inbound delivery monitoring, receiving, batch management, transfer orders and putting away;
Inventory and storage management: storage location management, conduct inventory analysis for warehouse managed inventories and regularly advise technical units/Inventory Senior Users (former Self Accounting Units (SAUs)) accordingly, coordinate with the Inventory Management team to ensure timely fulfilment of requirements for movements of goods, visibility of inventory ownership, cycle counting and physical inventory, shelf live monitoring and inventory analysis;


: Knowledge of the substantive field of work in the areas of supply chain management, in particular warehousing, inventory management, distribution, warehouse safety management, as well as related procedures, practices and environmental standards. Ability to conduct analysis and produce reports and papers on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others. Knowledge of and ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations. Ability to apply discretion and sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues. Ability to develop and apply supply chain management procedures and programs. Ability to provide professional technical advice in a broad range of supply chain management areas, including warehouse management. 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.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible relevant experience in at least two areas of supply chain management or logistics support operations: logistics planning, warehouse management, inventory management, distribution, or related areas is required.

At least four years of management experience in the area of centralised warehousing is required.

Experience in managing centralised warehousing in an international environment is desirable. Experience in business process re-engineering is desirable

Experience in business process re-engineering is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position; fluency in English is required, knowledge of French is desirable.

Education Requirements

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in supply chain management, logistics, business administration/management, project management, engineering, or related field. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.