USAID RWANU Project Careers – Warehouse Officer at ACDI/VOCA

Organisation: ACDI/VOCA
Project: Resiliency
through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Commodity
Support Officer
About ACDI/VOCA:
ACDI/VOCA is carrying out the
USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Assistance Program entitled
“Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja
(RWANU)”. The RWANU Program is focusing on reducing food insecurity among
vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak
and Nakapiripirit. The Program’s strategic objectives are (1) improved
availability and access to food and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and
lactating mothers and children under five. The RWANU Program takes a preventive
approach to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life
when conditional food rations will have the highest impact. RWANU will promote
diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities
to ensure long-term food security and resilience to food insecurity shocks.
Job Summary: The USAID
Project Warehouse Officer will manage the timely receipt, storage, handling and
dispatch of all program commodities both food and non-food items in the
warehouse.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    timely receipt and dispatch of commodities in the warehouse.
  • Responsible
    for the planning for optimal utilization of storage space.
  • Safe
    guard the safety and security of program commodities in the warehouse.
  • Ensure
    that cleanliness of the warehouse at all times is maintained
  • Maintain
    proper records of commodity receipts, dispatches, reconstitution and
    physical inventory at all times.
  • Carry
    out daily, weekly, monthly and annual physical inventories at the
    warehouses.
  • Regularly
    inspect commodities in the warehouse for any signs of infestation and take
    appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ensure
    that the firefighting equipment, security alarm systems are in use and in
    good working conditions and serviced at all times.
  • Manage
    the fumigation of program commodities.
  • Ensure
    that all program assets are managed well and made proper use of.
  • Establish
    organized and systematic filing system for easy storage and retrieving of
    relevant information while ensuring security.
  • Perform
    any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time by your
    immediate supervisor. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Diploma in Stores management or its equivalent.
  • A
    minimum of three or more years working experience in international
    development with NGOs with experience in Ware house and commodity
    management.
  • The
    individual should be able to fluently speak and write fluent English and
    knowledge of Karamajong language is an added advantage.
  • Computer
    literacy skills with a good command of Microsoft office packages including
    but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent
    communication and reporting skills
  • Good
    supervisory skills.
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills
  • The
    Warehouse Officer must possess utmost integrity and trust.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who desire to work in the USAID RWANU Project should send
their applications (only by e-mail) addressed to the Human Resources Manager
attaching their application letters and CV to jobs@acdivocaug.biz
NB:
Women are encouraged to apply as ACDI/ VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th January 2015

For More Ugandan Jobs, Please Visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com
or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *