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Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree

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  • Organization: WHO
  • Location: Yemen
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job Title: Supply Chain Monitoring Officer
  • Close on: 31 Mar 2023

About Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It was founded on April 7, 1948, with the goal of promoting health, preventing diseases, and improving healthcare systems worldwide.

WHO’s primary functions include setting global health standards, promoting research and information sharing, providing technical assistance to countries, coordinating international responses to disease outbreaks and emergencies, and providing leadership and advocacy on critical public health issues.

WHO is composed of 194 member states and is governed by the World Health Assembly, which meets annually to set policies and approve budgets. The organization is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has six regional offices around the world.

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WHO has played a critical role in global health initiatives, including the eradication of smallpox and the control of polio, malaria, and HIV/AIDS. It has also been instrumental in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing guidance on prevention and treatment, coordinating research efforts, and supporting vaccine distribution.

About UN Jobs in Yemen-Supply Chain Monitoring Officer

The Yemeni people will receive crucial health, nutrition, water, and sanitation services thanks to the World Bank’s Emergency Human Capital Programme. It is carried out by UNOPS, UNICEF, and WHO. The project’s activities include providing assistance to about 100 hospitals in Yemen, including the monthly delivery of fuel, as well as the purchase of necessary goods in accordance with the project procurement plan and project procurement strategy (PPSD).


  1. Monitor the procurement and distribution of supplies, purchased under World-Bank-funded projects, including equipment, consumables, medicines, and fuel.
  2. Coordinate the monthly distribution of supplies and fuel to around 100 health facilities in collaboration with the authorities and fuel supply service providers.
  3. Ensure monitoring mechanisms are available and functioning in line with donor agreements. Adjust the quantities of fuel and supplies in line with monitoring findings and based on consultation with the Project Management Unit team, the authorities, and other stakeholders.
  4. Update the Environmental and Social Management Plan for diesel fuel supply, the PPSD, project procurement plans, and other project documents when necessary.
  5. Improve tools and indicators for supply monitoring and management internally in line with donor agreements.
  6. Provide technical advice to the authorities, facilities, and partners to enhance shared systems for supply monitoring related to the project.
  7. Ensure environmental and social safeguards in all procurement and distribution activities, including forced labor declarations for any solar procurements.
  8. Work with other units in the Country Office, across the different levels of WHO, and with partners to improve efficiency, and identify and implement innovative approaches to enhance procurement and logistics in line with the evolving needs in Yemen.
  9. Be responsible for technical reporting to the World Bank on WHO procurements and distribution.
  10. Respond and take timely action on relevant findings of third-party monitoring agencies, WHO internal monitoring and evaluation teams, and other sources to ensure quality procurement and distribution of supplies in WHO activities.

UN Jobs in Yemen-Supply Chain Monitoring Officer Requirments


  • a bachelor’s degree in procurement, pharmacy, or a related subject is required.


  • preferably within the context of health emergency operations, at least two years’ expertise in supply chain monitoring and management or procurement of necessary supplies with a focus on health commodities.


  • Excellent knowledge of English and the local language.

How to Apply?

  1. Review job descriptions: Read the job description carefully to ensure that you meet the qualifications and experience required for the job.
  2. Prepare your application: Prepare your application, including your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) and a cover letter. Be sure to highlight your relevant skills and experience.
  3. Submit your application: Submit your application online through the WHO Careers website. You will need to create an account and upload your documents. Be sure to submit your application before the deadline.
  4. Wait for a response: You may receive a confirmation email once your application has been received. The hiring process can take several weeks or months, so be patient and wait for a response from WHO.

It’s also worth noting that WHO often has internship and volunteer opportunities available, which can be a great way to gain experience and learn more about the organization. You can find information on these opportunities on the WHO Careers website as well.


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