United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Logistics & Shipping Assistants

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Description

UNICEF is looking for qualified Logistics & Shipping Assistants for current and upcoming Vacancies in Supply Division, Copenhagen

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Logistics/Shipping Assistant Roster

For every child, an advocate

UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child and has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

Supplies are essential to fulfil children’s rights. UNICEF procures and supplies over 5,000 products to address the needs of children. Supporting Child Survival and development programmes around the world, UNICEF-procured supplies are critical in providing for children’s health, education and protecting them from abuse, exploitation and neglect. For every child, a champion!

If you are a committed and passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

In UNICEF, you will make a difference in the lives of every child together with dedicated and passionate colleagues. Our mandate inspires us to achieve results, keep standards high, to grow and develop professionally as well as personally.

Apply for a job with us and make a better future, for every child.

How Can You Make a Difference?

We are currently looking for committed Logistics and Shipping Assistants (GS-5 level) to support our Supply Division in Copenhagen.

Logistics/Shipping Assistants in Supply Division are responsible for making sure that deliveries are taken care of by the Freight forwarders in due time to reach the beneficiaries by the fasted route and delivery contractual terms. This by monitoring all needs and transactions from the release of Sales Orders to be shipped until the handing over to the consignee with the overall goal of meeting the needs and requirements of the customers.

How do I apply?

UNICEF Supply Division has local rosters for a variety of functions, at different levels. The Rosters are a call for applications for future function-specific opportunities, determined by emerging needs. Rosters are not linked to a current vacancy and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

To apply for this Logistics/Shipping Roster, you will need to create a profile in UNICEF’s online recruitment system. This involves submitting details such as personal information, education, experience, languages, skills and work preferences. Please note that for this roster application, there is no need to upload the financial proposal nor the writing sample or list of publication or portfolio of your works even though this is an option in the application questionnaire when submitting your application as we will not review these documents. Kindly note that all applications should be in English. Queries can be directed to Louise Pedersen at lpedersen@unicef.org

There is no application deadline, but we would advise you to apply soon, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Further, only applicants who are identified for further assessment will be contacted.

We welcome your talent!

Find out more about Life at UNICEF

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the united nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
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