Entry Level UN Warehouse Assistant Jobs - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Warehouse Assistant
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Number: 504899
Reports to: Deputy Representative
Grade: P-5

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary: The Warehouse Assistant will support the United Nations UNICEF officer by taking charge of the responsibility of receiving, storage and dispatch of all local and offshore supplies from the UNICEF warehouse.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will receive and verify quantities, and quality of all incoming materials to the warehouse according to packing lists, waybills and or purchase orders and report discrepancies if any.  Also to ensure that supplies are appropriately stored for easy identification and retrieval.
  • Prepare and submit monthly inventory reports on stock status: receipts, issues and stock balances by project and commodity.
  • The jobholder will also ensure appropriate stores documentation for receipt and release of materials: stores requisitions, waybills, delivery notes and to keep record of same.
  • Compile monthly, debit notes for services provided by secondary contractors for payment: (ancillary staff etc.)
  • Carry out periodic physical inventory of stocks and report discrepancies if any.
  • Manage the logistics of loading and unloading supplies for distribution.
  • Ensure adequate security arrangements are in place for safety of supplies in the warehouse.
  • Supervise warehouse clerk and ancillary staff. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Warehouse Assistant job placement should have completed secondary school education supplemented with a course in stores management.
  • At least four years working experience in store keeping in a large organisation.
  • Familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Good knowledge of English is required. Proficiency in local languages an asset.
  • Core Values (Required): Commitment; Diversity and Inclusion; Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results
  • Functional Competencies: Analyzing, Learning and Researching, Planing and Organizing, and Following Instructions and Procedures

NB: UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 13th June 2017


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