Job Opening

Posting Title: Material Inspector - Field Office Jerusalem - Internal candidates only - Fixed Term - Grade, 14
Job Code Title: Material Inspector
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: JERUSALEM
Posting Period: 22 December 2021 - 04 January 2022
Job Opening Number: 21-Procurement-UNRWA-171292-R-Jerusalem (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

The Materiel Inspector is accountable and reports directly to Head Field Procurement Office and conducts asset & equipment checking, goods receipt & inspection, stock checking and survey & disposal in the Field


A Goods Receipt and Inspection :

i. Inspects all goods and supplies delivered to the Agency’s’ warehouses with respect to quality and quantity; compares specifications recorded in ERP system to the specifications in the shippers’ documents for accuracy;
ii. Posts the inspection results and goods adjustments into the ERP system and certifies related invoices and shipping documents for payment;
iii. Controls surplus, obsolete or defective supplies; coordinates with procurement/port operation for further completion, replacement and/or insurance claims for shortage or defective deliveries;
iv. Prepares compliance reports and effectively supervises problem solving with suppliers and/ or end users.

B. Stock Checking: 30%
i. Manages the quarterly stock take with all related implications and adjustment of any discrepancies; monitors stocks’ expiration dates and removes all surplus and defective items from shelfs. and checks item batches for medical supplies and food commodities;

ii. Ensures safe level of stock; no excess supplies kept and surveys of dormant and obsolete items;

iii. Conducts random inspections of cargo loaded on UNRWA trucks to ensure that cargo compliance with the Load Note(s);

iv. Ensures the quality and quantity of supplies being transported within the field;
Ensures compliance with the agency standards of safety and security of goods;
vi. Monitors fuel consumption, arranges monthly inspection and stock control.

C. Survey and Disposal:
i. Ensures appropriate write-off or disposal by destruction, sale or conversion to training media is initiated according to the disposal value;

ii. Ensures the appropriate destruction certificates, bills of sale or load notes are posted in the ERP and acts as a member of the destruction committee as required;

D. Using the ERP system prepares reports related to his/her functions, and keeps the HFPLO informed of any outstanding, unresolved or delayed matters; 5%
E. Performs such other duties as may be assigned. 5%


i. Computer Skills
• Thoroughly competent in the use of personal computers, Microsoft Windows XP and MS Office applications, including email.

ii. Analytical Thinking:
• Demonstrated ability to analyse situations to formulate conclusions and recommendations.
• Expertise including the motivation to expand and use technical knowledge or to distribute work related knowledge to others.
• Initiative for taking actions proactively and actually doing things and not simply thinking about future actions.
• Ability to understand and learn the power relationships in the Agency and in partner organisations.
iii. Planning and Development:
• Identifies priority activities and assignments; monitors progress and adjusts priorities as required;
• Delivers agreed outputs within prescribed time, cost and quality standards;
• Actively seeks to develop one-self professionally and personally.


University degree in a quality assurance, inventory or audit management discipline, business administration or related field and additional course work or training in asset and inventory management.

Work Experience

A minimum of four years’ in the supply operation or a similar field.

Possession of a valid manual driving license


Excellent command of written and spoken English.


Technical Test followed by competency based interview

Special Notice

لن يتم النظر في أي معلومة يتم ارسالها بعد تقديم هذا الطلب، لذلك تأكد أن جميع المعلومات في طلب الوظيفة كاملة وصحيحة من حيث الدرجة العلمية (مثلا بكالوريوس/ماجستير/دبلوم) وجميع الخبرات من حيث تاريخ البداية والنهاية، والمسمى الوظيفي ، وجميع الوظائف في تاريخك المهني،وطبيعة العقد( دوام جزئي أو كامل )
مع التأكيد أن يتم ذكر كامل خبراتك العملية والاكاديمية في القسم المخصص لذلك
خانة Work Experience
خانة Education

حيث أن اضافة خبراتك في أي مكان اخر في طلب الوظية لن يكون كافيا ولن يتم اعتماده

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UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
* Conditions of service
Monthly basic salary USD 1490.3, payable in JD at UN monthly exchange rate, plus west bank allowance ILS1000 Payable in JD at UNRWA exchange rate Other benefits include:
•Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency).
•Dependency allowances (if applicable).
•30 days of annual leave.
•Compulsory medical insurance.
Membership in an acknowledged quality assurance, audit or logistics institute.
Familiarity with proprietary asset & inventory management computer applications.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of institutional asset & inventory management processes, policies and procedures.
Familiarity with shipping documentation, practices and procedures.
Familiarity with survey & disposal procedures
Examining operations and procedures to assist in the formulating of policy and the developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.

* Equivalency:
When the minimum requirements are not met, the Director of Administration and Human Resources, in consultation with the Field Director concerned, may exceptionally substitute part of these requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience.

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:

* Important information
1-This vacancy notice is open to internal candidates only. As an Area post, only candidates who reside in West Bank or Jerusalem at the time of applications are eligible to apply. The Agency does not assume responsibilities nor support the issuance of work permits for those who has no legal documents to live in WB/Jerusalem.
2-Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you have written in your Personal History Form are accurate and active. Your status in relation to the vacancy will be communicated to you via email listed on your Personal History Form, as we will no longer be using telephone calls.
3-It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide full, accurate and up to date information in his/her application form. Any missing and/or misleading data may lead to candidate disqualification.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.
UNRWA's human development goals
UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified four human development goals as the focus of the Agency's operations in committing to fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.
How can you make a difference?
You will be joining a team of around 4,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

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