Fresher Storekeeper UN Diploma Jobs – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Position Grade: SC4
Reports to: Head of
Field Office
About US:
The UN World Food Programme
(WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the
largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP
focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building
Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition &
Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets.
WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary:  
The Storekeeper will handle
receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality
of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage
management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse standards and established
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    jobholder will effectively receive/dispatch commodities including transhipment
    (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills
    and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities
    including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
  • Prepare,
    verify and sign off warehouse and transport documents, and maintain
    confidential files and accurate warehouse transaction records to ensure
    immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate
  • Carry
    out daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks
    supporting internal control systems in compliance with the warehouse
    management requirements.
  • Perform
    daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the
    commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly and analyse
    reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and
    prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to
    enable informed decision-making.
  • Implement
    appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities, to ensure
    quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP
    established procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
  • Keenly
    monitor condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate
    actions, to support efficient warehouse space-planning and well-organized
    commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.
  • Provide
    guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their
    development and high performance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP)
    Storekeeper job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Stores Management or
    Degree in Logistics Management.
  • The
    applicant should have experience using logistics databases to extract
    routine reports.
  • Previous
    experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
  • Prior
    exposure and experience in managing inventories.
  • Experience
    in processing invoices.
  • Fluency
    in English both Written and Oral.
Personal Competencies:
  • Supply
    Chain Management and Optimization:
    Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain
    operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and
    sustainability of current networks.
  • Planning,
    Project & Resource Management:
    Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts
    of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
  • Information
    Management & Reporting:
    Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed
    decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the
    greater humanitarian community.
  • Market
    Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution:
    Ability to collect and collate necessary
    information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
  • Warehouse
    and Inventory Management:
    ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative
    guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively
    through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
  • Technical
    Assistance and Coordination:
    Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and
    coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics
    activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.
4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities (Purpose, People, Performance
and Partnership):
  • Understand
    and communicate the Strategic Objectives:
     Understands WFP’s Strategic
    Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
  • Be a force
    for positive change:
    adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from
    supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of
    beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
  • Make the
    mission inspiring to our team:
     Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which
    individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
  • Make our
    mission visible in everyday actions:
     Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and
    is able to communicate this link to others.
  • People:
  • Look for ways
    to strengthen people’s skills:
     Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase
    self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental
  • Create an
    inclusive culture:
    in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of
    background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  • Be a coach
    & provide constructive feedback:
     Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence,
    and develop and improve individual skills.
  • Create an “I
    will”/”We will” spirit:
    in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging
  • Encourage
    innovation & creative solutions:
     Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and
    approaches in own work.
  • Focus on
    getting results:
    delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and
    without errors.
  • Make
    commitments and make good on commitments:
     Commits to upholding individual
    accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country
    or functional priorities.
  • Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about
    individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including
    in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.
  • Connect and
    share across WFP units:
    to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and
    preferred working styles.
  • Build strong
    external partnerships:
    ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs
    of external partners.
  • Be
    politically agile & adaptable:
     Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal
    and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Be clear
    about the value WFP brings to partnerships:
     Provides operational support on
    analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value
    as a partner.
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to
join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their
applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 18th January 2018
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