No Experience Distribution Assistant NGO Job Opportunities - World Vision International

Job Title:             Distribution Assistant (No Experience Jobs)
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Field Monitor

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Distribution Assistant will work with the Field Monitors in supporting community mobilization and other stages of the food distribution process including FDP set up, beneficiary sensitization, registry, crowd control, random weighing, monitoring of stacking and sharing areas in line with World Vision policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Community mobilization, registration and actual distribution:
  • Community mobilization and coordination of food distribution activities at the FDPs in liaison with the Field Monitors, Food Management Committee and Local leaders.
  • Carry out community mobilization whenever assigned to.
  • Actively participate in beneficiary sensitization or meetings with community leaders as assigned by the field monitors.
  • Ensure that distribution materials are clean and loaded into the vehicle at the time of departure to the field and return from the distribution point.
  • Supervise offloading and stacking of commodities at the distribution site.
  • Supervise sample random weighing of commodities at distribution site.
  • Participate in verification exercise of beneficiaries at the registry point during food distribution.
  • Participate in enforcing crowd control mechanism that will ensure an orderly and successful distribution. This includes fencing off the stacking area of the distribution site as agreed with the Field Monitor, arranging beneficiaries in line.
  • Take part in scooping of commodities as assigned to you by the Field Monitor in charge of the given distribution.
  • Report, as soon as possible, any incidences of fraud you have witnessed to the Field Monitor or Commodity Officer for immediate action to be taken.
  • Could be assigned to do data entry where need be.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Distribution Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma from a University in Social Sciences or Development Studies.
  • Prior experience preferable with a busy NGO or UN agency, in food commodities handling tracking and accounting.
  • This position requires a person who is self-starter, who can accomplish the task with minimal or no supervision.
  • He/she should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other units.
  • He/she must be keen on details and well organized individual

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 23rd April 2018

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