Supply Chain Officer ST- P3

Job Type

Full Time




Central & Eastern


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

The Supply Chain Officer, EDP Manager will be responsible for the following responsibilities; -Manage and supervise inland Logistics Operations at WFP Uganda Country Office

Establish and maintain periodic reports based on logistics movements and distribute them according to requirements

Advise Management on logistics management and structures and staffing levels to ensure that they are at all times adequate to meet the requirements of the logistics strategy

Ensure full compliance to food commodity management guidelines, real-time LESS performance

Manage logistics operations including all logistics assets in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of WFP cargoes

Supervise and lead monthly PI exercises

Ensure the integrity of transport information, including commodity tracking in WFP standard systems

Prepare and maintain transport information for reporting purposes

Ensure compliance to food quality practices and proper storage of food commodities

Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained

Ensure effective funds management including project budgetary review and regular market reviews

Ensure WFP warehouses as managed in accordance to WFP guidelines

Ensure adequate logistics preparedness through contingency planning and continuous logistics preparedness reviews

Ensure that all staff are adequately trained, and identify any additional training needs to achieve high working standards

Coordinate and provide logistics support to on-going air, land, sea, or rail operations in the area

Coordinate logistics operations with other organisations in the area

Support logistics staff in other offices

Supervise staff as required

Perform other related duties as assigned.


The Position is based in Kampala, Uganda and reports to the Head of Logistics Operations UGCO or the designate and is under the functional supervision of the Head of Supply Chain Unit, UGCO.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement