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Supply Chain Officer: Service Provision Consultant International Consultancy Level I: Dubai, UAE

World Food Programme

World Food Programme

United Arab Emirates
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023


WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the largest humanitarian organisation delivering food assistance to over 90 million beneficiaries in 80 countries on a yearly basis. With over 5000 trucks, 50 ships and close to 100 planes on the move every single day, WFP, together with its partners, operates a global network to deliver life-saving food assistance to the most hard-to reach places.


WFP owns, leases and globally operates more than 1,400 trucks of different configurations, trailers and workshop facilities throughout 28 Country Offices (COs). The WFP fleet is deployed to fill critical gaps in local transport capacity and stabilize transport rates in the event of increased insecurity and/or sudden growth in demand, as well as pioneer new routes that, due to prevailing insecurity, would remain inaccessible to local transporters. The Global Fleet unit operates three fleet hubs in Accra (Ghana), Dubai (UAE) and Kampala (Uganda), and provides a range of fleet services to WFP and non-WFP entities such as spare parts supply, technical trainings, capacity strengthening projects and the managing of a corporate fleet management- and vehicle tracking systems.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the general supervision of the Service Provision Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for carrying out the following tasks:
• Manage the service provision activities by tracking agreements, invoices and the deployment of assets and spare parts, contributing to the effective delivery of Global Fleet services to Country Offices.
• Coordinate the service provision process closely with all stakeholders involved, i.e., Country Offices, UNHRD, Procurement, Finance Officers, etc.
• Issue regular tracking sheets for Global Fleet services, including trucks, spare parts and other fleet related services.
• Conduct regular financial analysis and ensure that internal payment orders are processed accordingly before any service to Country Offices are being rendered.
• Manage the financial invoicing of Country Offices to ensure timely cost recovery, by requesting Finance Officers for the income recognition of payments and providing regular reporting.
• Support the capacity building of WFP staff for efficient and effective usage of the Global Fleet Portal by providing remote or on-site training, according to needs.
• Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely Service Provision reporting, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that enables informed decision-making and consistency of information.
• Any other task as required by the Service Provision Officer


• University degree in Business Administration, Transport Economics, or other related fields transport

• Minimum three years of relevant professional experience in an international organisation
• Proven experience in service provision, funds management and data analysis, preferably with WFP
• Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Power Point)

Technical Skills and Knowledge
• Good analytical ability to compile, maintain and analyze data
• Excellent communications and organizational skills
• Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

• Proficiency in English and French


WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP: Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about WFP’s operations.


Application deadline: 30 May 2023 (midnight Rome time)

Your CV must be submitted in English


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment.

Women applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.