Procurement Logistics Assistant

Job Code : 11661

The Sri Lankan country office of a UN Agency is on the lookout for a procurement logistics assistant.

Location: Colombo


  • Support the Procurement Focal Point to carry out procurement processes for the Sri Lanka country office.
  • Monitor and update the Response Plan of the Country Office, in consultation with the respective stakeholders, and ensure timely procurement action by respective parties.
  • Ensure proper documentation of the procurement process, and facilitate the payment process for such procurements.
  • Support the logistical arrangements related to international orders, including monitoring / tracking shipments and delivery schedules
  • Provide logistical support in / and support the monitoring of program activities implemented by the organization
  • Update the inventory and shipment tracking databases in liaison with the respective focal points;
  • In consultation with the Operations Manager and Procurement Focal Point, proactively resolve issues and bottlenecks related to the procurement and delivery of the consignments.
  • Liaise with the MSD to ensure that the necessary pre-clearances have been obtained from NMRA, DIEC, Sri Lanka Customs, Ministry of Finance and/or Department of Treasury, for the importation of such items. And where necessary, support in coordinating with such entities to speed up the pre-clearance process.


  • Completed GCE Advanced Level is required.
  • Degree, diplomas, certifications, or trainings in supply chain management, procurement and sourcing, or logistics is required.
  • Fluency in English and Sinhala or Tamil is required.
  • Minimum 6 years of progressive experience at the national or international level on provision of Procurement and Logistical Services is required.
  • Experience with the UN, I/NGO, or other similar agency in handling procurement and logistics activities at a similar level / project will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the UN or the International Public Procurement procedures would be an advantage.

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