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WFP-Logistics Officer-P3-Poland

TBD, Poland
Logistics Officer
                                                                 Terms of Reference                                                                                                                    
Post Title: Logistics Officer

Location: Poland

Duration: 6 Months


In the field, the Logistics Officer reports to the Country Director or the designate, and is under the functional supervision of the Transport and Logistics Director. Within delegated authority, the Logistics Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

•   Establish reports based on logistics movements and distribute them according to requirements
•   Define logistics strategy within the WFP policies and procedures and ensure effective integration of logistics operations
•   Advise on logistics management and structures and staffing levels to ensure that they are at all times adequate to meet the requirements of the logistics strategy
•   For field based positions, organise, lead and participate in regional logistics meetings including the local transport committee
•   Manage logistics operations including all logistics assets in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of
WFP cargoes
•   Identify, mobilise resources, implement and report on special logistics operations
•   Ensure the integrity of transport information, including commodity tracking in WFP standard systems
•   Prepare and maintain transport information for reporting purposes
•   Assess offers for transport and prepare submission to the local transport committee
•   Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained
clip_image001.gif•   Ensure effective Landside, Transport, Storage and Handling (LTSH) management including project budgetary review and regular LTSH reviews
•   Ensure effective commodity management and quality control
•   Ensure WFP warehouses as managed in accordance to WFP guidelines
•   Ensure adequate logistics preparedness through contingency planning and continuous logistics preparedness reviews
•   Ensure that all staff are adequately trained, and identify any additional training needs to achieve high working standards
•   Coordinate and provide logistics support to on-going air, land, sea, or rail operations in the area
•   Coordinate logistics operations with other organisations in the area
•   Support logistics staff in other offices
•   Supervise staff as required
•   Perform other related duties as assigned


•   Education: University degree in business administration, engineering, computer science, statistics or economics (preferably transport economics), or equivalent professional experience or extensive relevant logistics experience.


•   Working knowledge (proficiency/Level C) of Polish is required;
•   Working knowledge (proficiency/Level C) of English is required;
•   Basic knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian would be an advantage

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