UNOPS Ethiopia For Fresh Graduates

UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (ETMCO) exciting  Internship opportunityUNOPS-ETMCO is recruiting for this position: Logistics Intern, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Qualified women (female) candidates are encouraged to apply.

The internship is learning and working opportunity that targets fresh graduates. The Logistics Intern will assist the Logistics team to efficiently and effectively manage Logistics and support to the Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (ETMCO). The intern will be exposed to practical learning and working experiences that foster development of his /her path. The Intern will work full time and follow the same working hours as UNOPS employees.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.Within these three core areas of expertise, UNOPS provides its partners with advisory, implementation and transactional services, with projects ranging from building schools and hospitals, to procuring goods and services and training local personnel. UNOPS works closely with governments and communities to ensure increased economic, social and environmental sustainability for the projects we support, with a focus on developing national capacity. 

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices in development, humanitarian and peace building contexts, always satisfying or surpassing partner expectations.

We employ more than 6,000 personnel and on behalf of our partners create thousands more work opportunities in local communities. Through our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and a network of offices, we oversee activities in more than 80 countries.

 Functional Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Logistics specialist, the Logistics Intern shall perform the following duties including, but not limited to:

  • Understand and learn the overall logistics activities of UNOPS Ethiopia office by undergoing on the job training provided by the logistics team and with close supervision from the Logistics Specialist.
  • Learn how the logistics team is delivering and inspecting cargos at partners’ warehouses.
  • Support the logistics team with daily tasks and collecting and delivering documents from/to partners’/customs/freight forwarders’/different government offices.
  • Under the guidance of the Logistics Specialist, liaise with freight forwarders in facilitating customs clearance processes.
  • Accompany UNOPS’ colleagues in paying site visits to understand how pre-delivery inspections are performed at freight forwarder’s/Partner’s warehouses as needed.
  • Familiarize and provide support with the functions that enable the adminstration of the office and the logistics function.
  • Understand what a  good record and filing of logistics documents look like.
  • The intern will also be able to participate in several on-the-job trainings and will also be exposed to the daily work of UNOPS in the field.
  • The intern will also have access to the UNOPS’ learning platform and along with the supervisor, will be able to undergo skills’ training and other training that will be relevant to the area of the internship.

 Education/Experience/Language requirements

A. Education

Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in  Logistics and Procurement  or related fields.
B. Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience.
Applicants should have graduated from the above stated fields within three (3) years prior to the application date of the internship.
C.Language Requirements

Fluency in written, reading and oral English is required.
D. Computer Literacy
Knowledge & usage of Google suite applications is an asset.
Application way
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