Logistics Assistant

World Health Organization, Anywhere, Myanmar

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
13th February, 2020

Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities
Storage, inventory and distribution

  • Assist the logistics focal person from Central Vector Borne Disease Control (VBDC) Programme in proper storage, distribution and inventory of malaria drugs and commodities.
  • Work with logistics focal person from Central VBDC Programme to track the delivery of malaria drugs and commodities from central to state/regional and to townships. Prepare tracking reports every quarter.

Coordination and reporting

  • The incumbent will closely coordinate with WHO Scientist (Malaria Control) to receive timely technical guidance to support the National Malaria Control Programme.
  • The incumbent will submit a monthly work and travel plan and activity report, or any other report as required to Deputy Director (Malaria) of DoPH and WHO Scientist (Malaria Control).
  • Submit monthly activity report and quarterly assignment report to WHO Malaria Unit with copy to Deputy Director (Malaria) of DoPH. The report shall in a format and substance that will be outlined by WHO Malaria Unit.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Work Relations and Partnerships

The malaria team is working closely with National Malaria Control Programme and other partners supporting malaria control and elimination activities. The incumbent is expected to have working skills in a team and communication skills to manage the partnership. Most importantly the incumbent needs to work closely with the WHO team members, National and other Field Project Coordinators, Data Assistants and officials of National Programme at Central, State/Region of Ministry of Health and Sports.

Impact of functionsThe function plays a key role with respect to the clients served through the delivery of technical support on procurement and supply chain management and reporting in a collaborative approach.

Educational background

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with three years of relevant experience and must have undergone basic computer training.


  • Advance Training on Microsoft Office.
  • professional experience and knowledge
  • At least 3 years’ experience as logistics assistant or storekeeper, preferable in health sector.
  • Knowledge and skill on supply chain management.
  • Must have good computer skills including knowledge on use of MS Office especially MS Excel.
  • Able and willing to travel to remote areas where activities supported by Global Fund are being implemented.

language skills: Able to communicate in English and excellent knowledge of Myanmar.

  • Competencies
  • Communicating in a credible and effective manner: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and
  • interactions with others; listens actively.
  • Producing Results: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to
  • achieving outcomes.
  • Knowing and managing yourself: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way. Uses
  • criticism as a development opportunity, seeking guidance where necessary.

Teamwork: Able to work in a team having different cultures and background.


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