Fresher UN Assistant Storekeeper Job Opportunities – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 Assistant Storekeeper
Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Head
of Field Office
Grade: SSA3
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 Assistant
Storekeeper  will mainly support
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 guidelines and standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support receipt/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 and verify 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.
  • Support daily warehouse closing
    reconciliation and accurate inventory checks in compliance with the
    warehouse management requirements.
  • Carry out daily inspections and prepare
    reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched
    and handled, and refer to the supervisor for appropriate action.
  • Render support in the implementation of
    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-utilization and well-organized commodity storage following
    WFP warehouse standards.

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
  • Previous exposure in monitoring various
    aspects of logistics operations.
  • Experience in supporting warehouse
  • Experience in supporting inventory
  • Experience in data entry and extracting
    routine reports.
  • 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 carry out day to day activities around warehouse
    and inventory management in a manner that complies with WFP’s operational
    warehouse procedures.
  • 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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