World Food Programme Job Vacancy: EPR Activity Manager, Jakarta
JOB TITLE: EPR Activity Manager
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Service Contract
GRADE: NO C
DUTY STATION (City, Country): Jakarta, Indonesia
DURATION: Initially 6 months with possibility of extension
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
The WFP Indonesia Country Strategic Plan seeks to achieve “Strategic outcome 3: Indonesia’s emergency logistics capacity will be upgraded to respond in a timely and coordinated manner to disasters.” The purpose of the assignment is to support the government’s efforts by leading WFP Indonesia’s Emergency Preparedness Unit Activity 4 as outlined in the Country Strategic Plan (2017-20) approved by the Government of Indonesia and the WFP Executive Board:
Activity 4: Enhance national and sub-national emergency preparedness and response through the establishment of an integrated network of strategically located logistics hubs
- 87. At the request of the National Disaster Management Agency, WFP will advise on the design and location of six logistics hubs as part of the 2015-19 National Medium-Term Development Plan and will provide training and technical support for the management and technical teams of these hubs. WFP will also support the Government in designing a logistics master plan and advise on warehouse management, mobile storage and operational capacities, and transport. WFP will assist the National Disaster Management Agency and its provincial and district-level counterparts in assessing logistics capacities and establishing an inventory system for emergency equipment and relief items.
- 88. This activity will determine the most strategic location for each facility; develop design and technical specifications; install warehouse management and commodity tracking systems; develop national and sub-national capacity to run the hubs and respond to emergencies; and ensure that the hubs are effectively managed.
- 89. In line with its leadership of the global logistics and emergency telecommunications clusters, WFP will undertake emergency preparedness and response planning to ensure that it can support the Government’s relief work as requested. WFP will continue to work with the humanitarian country team, local and international NGOs to build capacities and strengthen preparedness.