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

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Head
of Field Office
Grade: SSA4
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 guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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 requirements.
  • 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
  • The incumbent will 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

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.
  • Previous experience using logistics
    databases to extract routine reports is desired
  • Prior exposure and experience in managing
    warehouses with food and NFIs.
  • Experience in managing inventories.
  • Previous experience in processing
  • Language: Fluency in English
    both Written and Oral.
Personal Competencies:
  • Supply Chain Management and
    : 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
    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:
    Demonstrates 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.
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: 2nd March 2018
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