Health Logistics Assistant (SSA)


Customer Service & Support

Unspecified KSh Confidential
2 weeks ago

Job Summary


Job Description/Requirements


Under the Overall supervision of the Emergency Programme & Response Team Lead, the incumbent shall perform the Transport management both for teams and supplies dispatches, Office set up, and team field living support when required.

1.Follow unitâs work plan and OSL OPS monitoring tools according to supervisor requirements

2.Ensure logistics support of daily Emergency response team routines activities with appropriate transportation means, facilities and equipment

3.Provides timely & proactive assistance and support to the supervisor for all supply dispatches by arranging adequate transport needs.

4.In close collaboration with the WCOâs Asset Manager and ICT manager, coordinate the establishment of the required field offices and telecommunication network capacity in compliance with WHO rules and procedures.

5.In the absence of the fleet manager, in collaboration with transport unit ensure adequate staff transportation means and organizational set up. In compliance with WHO standards, supervise the fleet management procedures including planning, maintenance, monitoring and reporting.

6.Assist the maintenance of the required stockpiles of essential emergency equipment, personal deployment material, radios, satellite telephones, IT equipment, visibility etc.

7.Prepare internal requests for materials, medical kits etc that are required by the counties from the Central warehouse.

8.Assist officer in charge of Office, EOC and Compound management to ensure adequate infrastructure maintenance (Minor repairs, Power Supply access, Cleanliness of premisesâ¦)

9.Assist EPR teams to define their transports needs planification, work with WHE fleet management to allocate vehicles, and or with Procurement to estimate for rental vehicles costs for ERP management approval.

10.Working closely with Fleet and procurement teams to ensure that both rental and WHO vehicles are well maintained and has sufficient fuel for day-to-day operation. And ensure that their assignment is renewed as per IMs instruction.

11.In close cooperation with the Field Security Officer, ensure that appropriate and safe living conditions are provided to WHO-deployed staff and responders.

12.Provide quality assistance to the set up and maintenance of cold chain facilities for any medical items requiring temperature control environment.

13.Monitor and report regularly to the OSL Officer, drawing their attention to needs, gaps and problems, and proposing remedial actions regarding the Operation Supports activities.

14.When required support day-to-day warehouse management.

15.When required at the remote operation areas to assess and recommend field living accommodation to ERP management and actively participate in the implementation.

16.Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor


Education (Qualifications):

Essential: Completion of Secondary education or Equivalent Technical training or specialization in Logistics, Business Management, Fleet Management or related field

Desirable : -University Degree in Logistics, business management or any other related field.

-Proficiency in the use of modern office technology (ERP) through of in-house courses, on-the-job training or self-training


·At least 5 years of relevant experience in Logistics, Fleet Management, Administration at the national and international NGO/WHO/UN Agencies is an asset


1.Sound knowledge of the principles, practice, business processes and techniques in Logistics/Procurement/Asset management/Facility Management

2.Knowledge of Fleet management procedures including planning, maintenance, monitoring and reporting.

3.Good understanding of logistics, operations, warehouse business processes in a complex work environment

4.Ability to collect, analyze and make sound recommendations for decision making

5.Demonstrate ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines

6.Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Word, and presentation software

WHO Competencies

1.Fosters integration and teamwork

2.Producing Results3.Knowing and managing yourself

4.Moving forward in a changing environment


Use of Language Skills

·Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English.

·Knowledge of local languages of duty stations applied

·Knowledge of other UN official would be an advantage.

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