WHO Regional Supply Chain lead Jobs 2022 Kenya

WHO JobsWHO Regional Supply Chain lead Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the WHO is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Regional Supply Chain lead position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with WHO.

WHO Regional Supply Chain lead Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 18, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 9, 2022.

Organization Name World Health Organization (WHO)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 18, 2022
Closing Date May 9, 2022
Position Regional Supply Chain lead
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

WHO Regional Supply Chain lead Jobs 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Master’s level university degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: Essential: Excellent knowledge of English/ Desirable: Knowledge of another UN official language would be an asset.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Essential: A Master’s level university degree in supply chain or other related fields (i.e., business business administration, logistics, transport, etc.)
  • At least 10 years of operational experience in managing supply chain in emergency operations context.
  • Experience coordinating supply chain during major operations such as emergency outbreaks, peace operations, large medical and or food distribution industries.
  • Prior work experience within a recognized humanitarian or international non-governmental organizations.
  • Experience in using SAP/ERP systems in a large organizational setting.
  • Experience working in a regional setting in support of multiple offices is desirable.
  • Familiarity with Incident Command System (ICS) and Incident Management System (IMS).


The candidate will have a thorough knowledge of:

  • Emergency planning and preparedness at the local, and regional levels.
  • The background and objectives of emergency management programs, administrative practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated IT skills with emphasis on databases management to monitor supplies and inventory and forecast needs.

The candidate will have a strong ability to:

  • Set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimum direction.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, high-level officials, public organizations, and the public to exchange or convey information.
  • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Prepare clear, concise, accurate, and effective reports, correspondence, informational packets, and other written materials.
  • Perform superior organizational, project management, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Maintain composure and function effectively in potentially challenging circumstances.
  • Logically analyze problems, interpret data, determine alternatives, and propose solutions.
  • Engage with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Remain calm under pressure and maintain a reserved disposition when dealing with a crisis, so as not to provoke further worry in others.
  • Be adaptable and able to make quick decisions as situations change/evolve.
  • Anticipate hazards and issues that might arise during an emergency to prepare for contingency.
  • Perform detailed data and information analyses and make recommendations.

Purpose Of The Position

  • The ultimate mission of the supply unit lead (henceforth referred to as the “unit lead”) is to ensure that emergency-affected populations have access to timely and effective health services.
  • This includes the procurement, supply, and transportation of materials and other medical and non-medical consumables for emergency preparedness, detection, and response activities.
  • In the absence of the OSL manager, the unit lead may act as officer-in-charge.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2203701 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 9, 2022.
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