Deputy Head Field Procurement and Logistics Office

الوصف الوظيفي
Deputy Head Field Procurement and Logistics Office, D/HFPLO 
Grade 17
Open for Internal and  External candidates 
Deadline for Applications 08 August 2020
Contract Type & Duration Fixed-Term Appointment for 3 years, including 1 year probation period, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need. 
Vacancy Announcement Number VN/WB/067/2020/X
Duty Station & Department Field Office Jerusalem- Procurement & Logistics  

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.

UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you. 

UNRWA’s human development goals

UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified four human development goals as the focus of the Agency’s operations in committing to fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.

How can you make a difference? 

You will be joining a team of around 4,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.   

The incumbent of the post is responsible to the Head Field Procurement and Logistics Office (HFPLO)

The main responsibilities include:

In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

  1. Assists the HFPLO in planning, organising, staffing and controlling the Procurement and Logistics Department;
  2. Supervises the regular activities of procurement, receipt, storage, issue and

distribution of supplies and equipment by the Field including:

  • Provision of adequate budget for the purchase of catalogue supplies required

      in the Field;

  • Ensuring compliance with established tendering and quotation procedures

for the supply of goods and services;

  • Conducting quality control on supplies and materials received;
  • Facilitating the receipt of supplies by land, sea and air through liaison with

customs, port, shipping and government authorities and the processing of

customs, tax exemption, insurance, clearing and forwarding documentation

and in warehousing and delivery of supplies, as planned;

  • Carrying out local market research and procuring local supplies.
  • Supervising the sale of surplus, obsolete or unserviceable equipment.
  • Supervising the operation in stock control and warehousing functions

Including Central Pharmacy (medical warehouse).

  1. Supervises the operation and maintenance of the transport fleet and related

machinery and equipment by:

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant Motor Transport Technical and other related instructions.
  • Ensuring that vehicle maintenance schedules are established and adhered to’.
  • Ensuring that relevant statistical data is complete and correct
  1. Carries out periodic reviews and preliminary market surveys on all major service

contracts for fresh food, portage services, transportation services disposal of empty containers, etc., and collecting relevant data for review of contract


  1. Co-ordinates with and provides technical advice and assistance on procurement

and logistics matters to other Departments and installations in the Field;

  1. Acts for the HFPLO during the latter's absence.
  2. Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

Conditions of service:  

Fixed Term Appointment, Grade 17 

Monthly basic salary $ 1, 825.40, payable in Jordanian Dinar in UN’s monthly exchange rate, plus 35% of the basic salary as Special Occupational Allowance (SOA), plus an allowance of 1000 NIS payable in JD at UNRWA rate. Other benefits include monthly Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency), compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, and dependency allowance (if applicable).

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متطلبات الوظيفة

To qualify for this position, you will need:


An advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in business administration or related field from an accredited educational institution and additional coursework or training in procurement and logistics management.



At least seven years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in work related to the administration and operation of procurement and logistics, including three years of related experience at senior level, involving supply planning, warehousing, stock accounting, data processing, personnel management and transport fleet responsibilities.


Excellent command of written and spoken English and Arabic.


Demonstrated ability in standard computer applications used by the Agency.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Deputy Head Field Procurement and Logistics Office
آخر موعد للتقديم 08 - Aug - 2020
المكان القدس
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب $1, 825.40
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 7 Years
آلية التقديم

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