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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)/Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS)

Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS) sind international bekannt als Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), Associate Experts (AEs) oder Associate Professional Officers (APOs). Die Bundesregierung hat mit etwa 20 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als Beigeordnete Sachverständige geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben. Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei einigen Internationalen Organisationen eine Altersgrenze existiert, hier ist die jeweilige Stellenausschreibung maßgebend (entscheidend für die Altersgrenze ist der Zeitpunkt der Aufnahme der Tätigkeit).


Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO/BS-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 22.Februar 2019, 24.00 Uhr MEZ

 

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UN-Secretariat – JPO in Mission Support and Planning, Logistics Planning and Supply Chain Management in Peacekeeping Missions, Bamako/Mali and New York/US


Junior Professional Officer, JPO in Mission Support and Planning, Bamako and New York
Sector/Unit: Logistics Planning and Supply Chain Management in Peacekeeping Missions
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO programme two years work experience are mandatory!
 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the planning and coordination of the supply chain requirements, and prepares logistics and support plans, deployment timelines and budget requirements for planned, new, sustaining, expanding, contracting peacekeeping missions. Develops contingency plans for missions. Develops and implements methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of logistic plans.
  • Conducts review of the demand with monthly/quarterly updates in consultation with Mission Management, the Global Service Center (GSC) and the Department of Field Support (DFS) to ensure that the plans are aligned with missions’ updated requirements and are fit for purpose.
  • Collaborates and coordinates planning with the relevant actors, including mission management, service centers, headquarters divisions and services within the logistics divisions to ensure that the mission’s demand is analysed and reviewed accurately. Prepares historic, current and future demands for goods and services.
  • Provide inputs with updated plans to facilitate effective and efficient execution of sourcing and delivery
  • Formulates mission specific Standard Operating Procedures. Contributes to the development of supply chain planning policies, guidelines and procedures and ensures the implementation thereof within the Unit / Section.
  • Ensures that supervised staff are adequately trained, cross trained; identifies additional training needs to achieve high working standards.
  • Coordinates and ensures logistics support to ongoing air, land, sea, or rail operations in MINUSMA.
  • Ensures that logistics requirements take account of gender-specific needs.
  • Coordinates logistics activities with procurement, finance, human resources, policy and other substantive units.
  • Participates in technical survey missions and verification missions.
  • Ensures that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Coordinates logistics operations with other UN agencies, military and other organizations in the field.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, management studies / logistics, political sciences / military studies or related areas such as engineering sciences.


Experience:

  • At least two years of experience in areas such as business administration, management, logistics, political affairs, civil or military affairs or engineering are required.
  • Experience working for or liaising with international, intergovernmental or regional organizations such as the United Nations or peacekeeping missions and experience working on issues relating to peace, security and conflict resolution is strongly desirable.


Key Competencies:

  • Proficiency in written and oral English and French
  • Professionalism
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Integrity
  • Respect for diversity