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




Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Grade: SC8

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 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.
  • Perform 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.
  • Support 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.
  • 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) Assistant Storekeeper job placement should hold a of a Diploma obtained from a recognised education institution in any of the following areas: Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Transport/Freight Forwarding/Customs and Logistics/Supply Chain management.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in warehouse management;
  • A working experience in monitoring various aspects of logsits operations
  • A working experience in data entry and extracting routine reports
  • Experience monitoring various aspects of logistics operations.
  • Experience in supporting warehouse management.
  • Experience in supporting inventory management.
  • Experience in data entry and extracting routine reports.

Competencies:
  • Supply Chain Management and Optimization: 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 Mgmt: 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.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

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: 28th April 2019

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