Fresher Logistics and Warehouse Assistant US Non-profit Jobs - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organisation: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Logistics Officer

About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting relief and development work in over 93 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965, initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS’ projects in Uganda currently include agricultural livelihoods, health and social services and emergency response and recovery. CRS implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability.

Job Summary: The Logistics & Warehouse Assistant will be responsible to support operation of CRS warehouse management in Yumbe according to program needs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To supervise the goods loading/unloading that includes relief supplies and construction materials.
  • To maintain all official and original records of the goods for audit and reporting purposes.
  • To supervise warehouse store-keeper, warehouse guards, if any.
  • To ensure timely Receiving and Deliveries of goods for Programming.
  • To facilitate timely transportation and Deliveries from CRS Warehouses to Field.
  • To ensure proper Stacking and Filing of Goods Receive Note (GRN), General Ledger, Good Delivery Note (GDN), monthly inventory forms and waybill, etc.
  • Support the Logistics Officer to timely Report and Update Electronic and Physical Stock register.
  • To assist the Logistics Officer to ensure Warehouse physical inventory counting at the end of every month.
  • Support the Logistics Officer to maintain and improve system, which are required for standard storage and logistics practices
  • Ensure security and safety requirements of the Warehouse and commodities stored are in place.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Logistics and Warehouse Assistant job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or other relevant degree
  • At least two years of experience in supply chain / warehousing, transportation/logistics preferably with an international organization.
  • Demonstrated qualities of oral and written communication skills, culturally sensitivity and ability to work with people from diverse background.
  • Computer literate, i.e. familiar with MS Word and Excel.
  • Required experience working in West Nile sub-region, Yumbe district preferred.
  • Proven ability to build/work in a team and to manage and motivate personnel drawing on individual skills to advance agendas and problem solving.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Effective inter-personal skills and consensus-building.
  • Demonstrated experience of integrity and professionalism.
  • Self-reliance and an ability to work in a challenging and demanding environment.
  • Communicates strategically under pressure
  • Manages stress and complexity
  • Actively promotes safety and security
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills as well as local languages.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and creatively.
  • Enthusiasm in working as a member of a team and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to embrace the challenge of working under pressure.

Personnel Skills:
  • Reliable, efficient, detail oriented, and responsible.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

How to Apply:
All candidates should email a cover letter and updated CV only to

  • Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application
  • All applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read
  • In the subject line of the email, copy and paste LOGISTICS&WAREHOUSEASSISTANTYUMBE

Deadline: 13th April 2018

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