Fresher Warehouse Assistant UN Job Opportunities – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

 

Job Title:    Warehouse Assistant (Fresher
UN Jobs)

Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda

Job Opening Reference: RSCE/ICWA/03/2021

 

About US:

The Regional Service
Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance
with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and
regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight
bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy
Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Property
Management Assistant, the IC will perform the following roles and responsibilities:

Goods In:

  • Loading and unloading delivery vans or lorries.
  • Checking that the correct quantity and type of goods have been
    received.
  • Recording any damaged, missing or faulty goods.
  • Signing the delivery form, once satisfied that the goods are
    complete.
  • Labelling and Moving the goods to the correct area in the warehouse,
    either manually or using mechanical handling equipment (forklift etc.)

Storage & Stock
Control:

  • Allocating storage space to goods
  • Relocating and re-stacking goods to make space for new delivery;
    palletize goods /equipment
  • Maintaining records (computerised) of goods, their location and
    quantity; re-ordering if stock levels fall too low

Goods Out:

  • Assist with issuances of equipment and items from the warehouse
    (picking goods that have been ordered; keeping records of goods which have
    been picked; preparing issue vouchers; moving and stacking goods ready for
    delivery)

Other
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain records of all warehouse activities and procedures.
  • Compliance with security procedures and health & safety
  • Assemble various office furniture / equipment (with minimal
    assistance)
  • Clean, secure and arrange shelves (maintaining orderliness and
    cleanliness)
  • Quality control of goods in and / or goods out
  • Assist with the distribution of materials and supplies, if necessary
  • Assist in conducting weekly/monthly inventory
  • Have the knowledge and skills to transport office furniture, chairs,
    drawers etc.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre
    Entebbe (RSCE Warehouse Assistant job placement should hold a High school
    diploma or equivalent required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • One year of previous experience and working knowledge of a warehouse
    environment is required.
  • Ability/knowledge to operate a forklift is desirable.
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and mathematical
    mental arithmetic ability.
  • Data entry and computer skills.
  • Dependable and reliable.
  • Spatial awareness and judgement.
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to regularly lift and / or move objects 10-50 lbs,
    occasionally lift and / or move objects that weigh more than 100 lbs.
  • Languages: Fluency
    in oral and written English is required.

 

Competencies:

  • Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in achievements;
    demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is
    conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines
    and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal
    concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;
    remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens
    to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds
    appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having
    two-way communication; tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match
    audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people
    informed.
  • Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve
    organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas
    and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before
    personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group
    decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.
    Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility
    for team shortcomings.

 

How to Apply:

  • All applicants must apply using a Personal History Profile (PHP)
    generated from INSPIRA (visit https://inspira.un.org ) as soon as possible
    after the Terms of Reference have been posted and well before the deadline
    stated therein.
  • All applications must be accompanied by the following which MUST be
    provided at the time of submission:
    • Signed Personal History Profile (PHP) as generated from INSPIRA
      (visit https://inspira.un.org to
      generate an account and the PHP) submitted as a PDF or JPEG attachment to
      the document.
    • Copies of the required education qualifications.
    • Latest performance evaluation report (for internal UN Candidates)
    • Copies of other relevant certificates.
  • Please note that only applications submitted to the email address: rsce2-recruitment@un.org will
    be considered. No hand-delivered applications will be accepted.
  • Please enter the reference of the job opening reference
    (RSCE/ICWA/03/2021) in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or
    inaccurate applications will render that applicant ineligible for
    consideration.
  • Initial screening and evaluation of applications will be conducted
    on the basis of the information submitted. Applications cannot be amended
    following submission.

 

NB: Please
enter the reference of the job opening in the subject line of your e-mail
(Check top of advert for job opening number). Each applicant must bear in mind
that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications will render that
applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening. Initial screening
and evaluation of applications will be conducted based on the information
submitted. Applications cannot be amended following submission.

 

Deadline: 29th March 2021

 

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