UN Storekeeper Job Careers – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: 

Reports to:
Logistics Associate

Grade: SC4

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 Storekeeper will handle 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 standards and established

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of Logistics
Associate and overall supervision of Head of Satellite Office, the incumbent
will be required to undertake the following; –

  • Receive all the WFP food and non-food commodities using the standard
    WFP waybills;
  • Report on the quality, quantity of the received/stored commodities;
  • Maintain clean and pest-free store conditions; and ensure good
    warehouse practices;
  • Supervise off-loading and stacking of commodities;
  • Control incoming goods, both food and non-food commodities, by such
    methods as:
    • Physical counts,
    • Random weight checks,
    • Rejection of any spoiled commodity and/or making immediate
    • Recondition underweight bags and
    • Instant reconstitution;
    • Dispatch WFP commodities on request against official and approved
      documentation as per CSP activity.
  • Sign waybills of received cargo; and prepare clear and complete WFP
    standard documentation for dispatched cargo;
  • Keep updated and accurate stores records on stack cards, stock cards
    and maintain organized stores filing checks;
  • Supervise warehouse casual staff (re-baggers, cleaners).
  • Make periodic physical inventory checks;
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme
    (WFP) Storekeeper job placement should hold a Degree in Stores management,
    Procurement and Logistics management, Accounting, statistics,
    Administration or any other related field.
  • Three years of working experience in Storekeeping, Logistics
    management, Statistics, Administration, Accounting or related field gained
    from a reputable institution.
  • Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications, database
    management applications, database development tools, data analysis
  • Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
  • Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
  • Experience in managing inventories.
  • Experience in processing invoices.
  • Excellent command of English is vital;
  • Fluency in English, and one of the local languages spoken in the
    Karamoja region.
  • Natives from Karamoja region are highly encouraged to apply.


  • 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 Management: 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 implement
    operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage
    WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems,
    and ensure loss mitigation.
  • 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 Uganda with Ugandan Nationality 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: 12th September 2019

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