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Fresher Warehouse Clerk NGO Job Opportunity - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:            Warehouse Clerk
Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Head quarters, Uganda
Reports to Coordinator Supply Chain Management
Grade:             UR 8


About US:
The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965.

Job summary: The role of the Warehouse Clerk will be to implement the inventory system and maintain computerized records of all stock items of the URC in line with URCS Supply Chain Policy. The position will also be responsible for coordinating the effective receipt, storage and eventual systematic dispatch of goods received in the warehouse ensuring that the stores are safely secured, avoiding spoilage and pilferage and ensures that stores records are properly kept to fully reconcile with the stocks in the warehouse.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Receive and issue equipment, supplies and materials into/from stores using stores receiving, inspection and issuing procedures in accordance with URCS Supply Chain Policy;
·       Maintain proper records and store layout of stock items in line with URCS Supply Chain Policy;
·       Design and implement a mechanism for proper protection of stock against loss and damage.
·       Prepare monthly and quarterly inventory reports in accordance with Financial Procedures and Regulations;
·       Maintain proper records of all LPO copies from Procurement and match with suppliers’ invoices;
·       Periodically check and report damage or obsolete stores items;
·       Set stock levels and reorder levels and ensure availability of sufficient stocks;
·       Liaise with other relevant functions within the Red Cross to ensure timely and efficient receipt and dispatch of goods from/to the warehouses and maintain timely and effective communication; in support of program activities;
·       File all documents related to the stores receiving desk. These include purchase orders, goods receipt slip among others;
·       Supervise offloading to ensure that goods delivered as per the Purchase Orders sent;
·       Prepare a report on all variances (Shortages, excesses, damages) and circulate it to the relevant personnel;
·       Avail all relevant documents to users as they inspect goods received;
·       Prepare  goods received against the Purchase Orders and delivered items;
·       Liaise with transport section and purchasing department to dispatch all the requisitioned items to various destinations.
·       Handle any other activity assigned from time to time
·       Design and implement a mechanism for proper protection of stock against loss and damage.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing or a related field from a reputable organization;
·       Professional Course in Logistics, Ware Housing Management, Store Keeping or a related field will be an added advantage.
·       Minimum 1 years’ relevant experience in a humanitarian and development or reputable NGO organization;
·       Knowledge of Inventory Systems;
·       Navision knowledge will be an added advantage
·       High level of Integrity
·       Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with ability to pay attention to detail   
·       Ability to analyze Information,
·       Equipment Maintenance skills
·       Surveillance Skills,
·       Inventory Control, Reporting Skills

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their filled application forms, click here, and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.


Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline:   25th November 2019 by 5:00 PM  

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