The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) or Country Offices (COs) and report to a more senior Supply Chain Officer or Deputy Division/Country Director. Job holders at this grade level demonstrate adaptive capacities in effective supply chain management and make significant independent contributions to the planning and development of operating policies and procedures. Job holders are expected to manage and complete projects or assignments of a major nature achieving effective outputs. Job holders typically anchor a substantive team consisting of professional and support staff ensuring high performance and development.
To provide specialist advice, analytics and contributions to integrated supply chain operations at HQ/RB level, or manage field supply chain operations to ensure an effective and integrated supply chain approach meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.
|Capability Name||Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level|
|Supply Chain Strategy||Demonstrates robust understanding of supply chain strategies. Conducts analytical
and conceptual work in support of strategy design and implementation.
Operationalizes strategies in own area of responsibility.
|Supply Chain Planning||Leads supply chain planning within area of operations managed. Oversees and
coordinates periodic planning across functions and with partners. Ensures consensusbased
plans are in place and aligned with strategy.
|Supply Chain & Networks
|Manages end-to-end supply chain within area of operations. Leads the design and
implementation of supply chain, retail and partnership networks. Oversees and
coordinates integrated delivery of supply chain services.
|Supply Chain Capacity
|Leads design and implementation of supply chain capacity strengthening initiatives
within area of operations managed. Leverages WFP’s supply chain capacities and
networks to strengthen national value chains and stakeholders.
|Supply Chain Performance &
|Leads continuous supply chain improvement and innovation initiatives within area of
operations managed. Defines operational performance targets, monitors
performance, anticipates and mitigates risks for timely corrective actions.
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