Logistics Assistant

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

POSITION NUMBER :361636 – Logistics Assistant

Purpose of the position

The purpose of the position is to provide support to WCO logistics and transportation inclusive of the warehouses, exemption documents, management of the office vehicles, drivers and all related activities.


To eradicate polio from Pakistan as per the objectives laid out in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) End Game and Strategic Plan 2013-2018 as well as to reduce morbidity and mortality of other EPI target diseases.

Description Of Duties

The incumbent will perform the following duties:


Supervise all warehouses pertaining to WHO Pakistan and ensure its complains with IPSA’s Requirements
Ensure that Custom Clearance at Pakistan International Airports and Pakistan Land and seaports are performed in timely manner according to Rules & regulations.
Facilitating exemption documents and getting special permission from local government bodies for imported cargo.
Liaise with the various Ministries of Pakistan to ensure the most effective means of executing custom clearance of related logistics efforts.
Assist in the logistical operation subject to any requirements of the organization.
Support Logistics development of Pakistan Hubs.
Maintain data base of service representatives to ensure that materials and requirements meet established standards, and that applicable policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed for clearance & transportation.
Ensure warehouses are managed in accordance with WHO guidelines for storage.
Maintain and update the logistic EMERGENCY contingency plan Transportation:
Manage office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel documents and other items.
Monitor drivers and planners on a daily basis.
Monitor all trip records and record daily vehicle idle time including Logs Official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil change.
Ensure close monitoring of all driver document submissions e.g., fuel slips, trip sheets and pre trip inspections.
Will be responsible for managing a team of drivers.
Pick-up and all related local distribution and ensure efficient and effective daily planning of the Local Transport activities, including route planning, driver allocation.
Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of accident.
Recommend areas of improvement within General Transport activities and operations9. Schedule and oversee driver training

Required Qualifications


Essential: Completion of secondary education, supplemented by training in the field of security and/or supply/logistics. Valid driving license.

Desirable: University degree in business administration, logistics management or related field is an asset


Essential: At least 10 years progressive experience in the field of supply/logistics and/or security.

Desirable: Relevant experience in the UN system


Proven ability to deliver results.
Sound organization skills.
Stress and time management skills.
Good knowledge of WHO systems, procedures and practices.

WHO Competencies

WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

Producing results



Setting an example

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Local Language.



WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at PKR 3,570,199 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Additional Information

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
A written test may be used as a form of screening.
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
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WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line. For assessment of your application, please ensure that:
(a) Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated.
(b) All required details regarding your qualifications, education and training are provided.
(c) Your experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.
Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.



Contractual Arrangement

Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days)

9 months (subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need for the position)

Job Posting

Feb 15, 2023, 3:52:20 PM

Closing Date

Mar 2, 2023, 12:59:00 AM

Primary Location



EM_PAK WHO Representative’s Office, Pakistan



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