Stores Assistant USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:          Stores Assistant
Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID’s Defeat TB Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID Defeat TB project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID’s Defeat
TB project. Aligned with Objective #3 in USAID’s Country Development
Cooperation Strategy and in support of the Government of Uganda’s TB Program,
this five-year, USAID funded project’s goal is to increase TB case
notification, case detection, and treatment outcomes through health system
strengthening.  The Defeat TB project goal is to increase TB case notification,
case detection, and treatment outcomes through health system strengthening with
the aim of ending the TB epidemic in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Stores
Assistant will provide professional stores management support to the Project in
line with the stores and stocks management and operational policies and
guidelines, while ensuring value for money, efficiency and effectiveness. This
will include timely reporting of all stock status and movements and hence will
require a fast learner, self-driven, seasoned, and experienced person with
skills to manage and oversee these technical areas. The person should have the
capacity to work under minimum supervision, and maintain a clean stores record
and transparent system while adhering to set procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Keep the store’s inventory records
  • Actively participate in the receipt and
    issue of all supplies.
  • Maintain the stores in accordance with the
    set standards, and check that safety measures are in place and are adhered
  • The jobholder will minimize all areas of
    inventory and product damage and loss
  • Work closely with the supervisor to ensure
    sufficient space for all products received.
  • Track products’ expiry dates and
    dispatched supplies according to expiry dates (FeFo or FIFO) to avoid
    product expiry.
  • Work with the supervisor to ensure that
    supplies are dispatched in a timely manner, and to the intended
    beneficiaries, and that all deliverables are signed for.
  • Actively participate in periodic stock
    counting/taking and compile reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID Defeat TB
    Project TB Stores Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Transport logistics, procurement & supply chain management or any
    other related field
  • A minimum of five years’ relevant work
    experience in a similar position in an NGO Setting.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, with
    excellent MS Word and Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Excellent interpersonal and written
    communication skills, particularly as related to report development
  • Purchasing & supply Knowledge with
    Stores Management Experience
  • A person with High Integrity.
Please note: Only candidates
who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for
sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
URC should upload their updated CVs / résumés and cover letters at the link
below. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID
Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well, download it
Deadline: 30th March 2018 by 5:00 pm
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