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Transport Officer Job – United Nations Department of Operational Support (DOS)

Job Title: Transport Officer

Organisation:  United Nations Department of Operational Support (DOS)

Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda

Job Opening Number: 22-Transportation-DOS-182615-R-Entebbe (O)

 

About US:

The Department of Operational Support (DOS) provides operational support to all UN Secretariat entities, including advisory, operational and transactional support services and, where needed, exercises delegated authority on behalf of clients. DOS supports the entire UN Secretariat, consisting of almost 100 entities located around the globe.

 

Job Summary:  This position is located in the Movement and Operations Freight Forwarding Support Unit (MOFFS) within the Forward Support Deployment Hub (FSDH) of the Logistics Division, Office of Supply Chain Management in the Department of Operational Support based in the Regional Service Centre in Entebbe. The Transport Officer at this level reports to the Chief of Movement Operations and Freight Forwarding Unit of FSDH or designated official. The post is based in FSDH located in Entebbe, Uganda.

 

The Department of Operational Support was established to provide operational advisory services to client entities across the Secretariat, including other departments, offices away from headquarters, field missions, and regional commissions. The Office of Supply Chain Management includes the Office of the Assistant Secretary -General for Supply Chain Management, Logistics Division, Procurement Division, Uniformed Capabilities Support Division, Global Service Center, the Enabling and Outreach Service and the Umoja Coordination Service.

 

The Logistics Division performs a central role in the implementation of end-to-end supply chain management across the United Nations operations. The Division provides direction and advice on logistical matters, manages, monitors and assesses the delivery of strategic transportation and support services, and directs the delivery of transportation and specialist support services in the functional areas of air transport, ground transport, engineering, medical and supply, inclusive of fuel, rations and general supplies and security equipment.

 

The Forward Support and Deployment Hub (FSDH) is located in Entebbe, it is structured into three cells: the Air Support Cell, the Movement Operations and Freight Forwarding Support Cell and the Regional Deployment Stock Cell. The FSDH aims to enhance the operational and administrative effort through the implementation of policies and technical guidance provided by OSCM; and coordination, management, and monitoring of logistics and supply chain management operation for efficient, responsive, and reliable support to regional and ad-hoc operational requirements.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Movement Operations and Freight Forwarding Unit in the FSDH, the Transport Officer is responsible for the following duties:

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

 

Competencies

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the online portal link below.

 

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Deadline: 11th August 2022

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