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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Demonstrated experience of integrity and
  • 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
  • Ability to work independently and
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • 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
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates
    Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All candidates should email a cover letter and updated CV only
  • 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
Deadline: 13th April 2018
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