Fresher Store Personnel NGO Jobs - Action Against Hunger (ACF)



Job Title:     Store Personnel
Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an International Humanitarian NGO which has been in existence for over thirty years. ACF has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in the Lango, Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja regions of Northern Uganda.

Job Summary: The Store Personnel will be monitoring the community-based Supplementary Feeding Program (CBSFP), and Maternal and Child Health Nutrition Programme (MCHN) food utilization at health facilities and community.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Technical Support:
  • Co-ordinate the supply of CBSFP, BSFP and MCHN food at all distribution points
  • Monitor CBSFP, BSFP and MCHN food stores and ensure that the food commodities are stacked in an organized manner. In addition, ensure good storage conditions for all food items including NFIs such as pallets are present in the food stores
  • Work in liaison with nutrition officers, submit timely food requests to the Deputy Programme Manager for verification and ensure that food is received and delivered at the different distribution sites.
Capacity Building:  Identify and propose training needs of store keepers, food distribution assistants and other staffs involved in food utilization.
Assessment and Reporting:
  • Prepare and submit weekly summary reports of daily food transaction/consumption indicating the number of children, pregnant and lactating mothers registered and provided with therapeutic supplies
  • Prepare and submit monthly corporate partner distribution/food utilization (CPDR) reports
  • Report differences observed between waybills, physically count figures of commodities received. In addition, document the type, quantity, condition of commodities received from warehouse.
Staff Management and Supervision:
  • Mentor and supervise store keepers and food distribution assistants involved in MCHN & CBSFP food distribution at health facility and community level
  • Identify and propose training needs of store keepers and food distribution assistants
Coordination & Representation:
  • Actively participate in internal and external meetings as guided by the PM guidance
  • Actively participate in events organized in the refugee and host community setting
  • Coordinate with other sections of Action Against Hunger and all other stakeholders in the response
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Action Against Hunger (ACF) Store Personnel job opportunity should hold a diploma in food science/food processing technology, Store and records management, Nutrition or related field.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English
  • Extensive knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet and other programs is advantageous
  • Excellent store management skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations
  • Excellent reporting skills with good oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage
  • Diplomatic and culturally sensitive.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications which should include ONLY a cover letter, CV (not more than 4 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contract. For email applications please note that attached documents should not be larger than 2MBs. All documents should be zipped in one folder. Any email larger than 2MBS will not be considered. Please send your email application to: recruitment.ug@acf-international.org mentioning “Store Personnel Yumbe” in the subject line.

Deadline: 21st July 2017


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