Logistics / Warehouse Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Logistics / Warehouse Officer
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Administration Officer
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit
organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary: The Logistics /
Warehouse Officer will be tasked with the coordination of the implementation of
all day-to-day logistics activities to ensure all programs and operations have
the goods and services needed when they need them in support of high-quality
programs serving the poor and vulnerable. Your knowledge and experience will
allow you to coordinate commodity and logistics needs and challenges and the
implementation of solutions, as you apply the principles of stewardship,
integrity, transparency, and accountability. You will help coordinate
activities related to warehouse maintenance and goods receipt, storage handling,
monitoring, and dispatch in support of the delivery of high-quality programming
to the poor and vulnerable.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate with the Admin team and
    relevant programming staff on logistics services that meet the pipeline
    requirements. Help identify challenges in logistics management and provide
    recommendations to address them.
  • Render support in the implementation of
    delivery operations from arrival of goods in-country (or local purchase
    point) to the warehouses/storage and on to the final distribution centers
    in accordance with CRS and donor regulations and international and local
    supply chain standards and requirements
  • Coordinate activities to ensure
    warehousing/storage facilities and all necessary equipment and supplies
    are secured and maintained in excellent physical condition and quantities
    for proper storage and safeguarding of goods. Conduct routine daily
    inspections and take immediate action to eliminate damages and
    deficiencies.
  • Help coordinate and supervise activities related
    to goods receipt, transportation, distribution, and disposal.
  • Help coordinate receipt (offloading,
    checking and verifying quantities/weight and quality) and dispatch
    (packing, labeling, loading); and, ensures verification, preparation, and
    maintenance of accurate, complete, and up-to-date documentation on all
    goods received and shipped.
  • Plan and supervise the work of casual
    laborers.
  • Oversee and assist storage and inspection
    of goods to ensure they are in excellent condition. Provide support in
    damage and/or loss handling and replenishment of goods to ensure adequate
    stock levels are maintained in accordance with program needs.
  • Support an efficient and reliable
    inventory stock control system for goods and warehouse materials/equipment
    and oversees maintenance of an up-to-date stock ledger.
  • Catholic Relief Services, Uganda Program
  • Maintain updated files with all required
    logistics documents and ensure all logistics management activities and
    movements are fully and accurately documented. Prepare and/or review all
    reports prior to submission per distribution requirements.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Logistics / Warehouse Officer job opportunity should
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or other relevant degree
    preferred. Professional certifications(s) in supply chain or equivalent
    field strongly preferred.
  • At least three years’ work experience in
    supply chain, logistics, procurement management, preferably with an
    international organization.
  • Extensive knowledge of political dynamics
    along the chain, infrastructure, market knowledge, as well as related laws
    and regulations.
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient in MS
    Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio). Experience with commodity
    tracking systems is a plus.
  • Excellent planning, coordination,
    prioritization, and time management skills
  • Good analytical skills with ability to
    make independent judgment and decisions
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with
    recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Highly proactive, resourceful,
    solutions-oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of
    a team environment
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
    Staff): Serves
    with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates
    Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact
information only) to ug_recruitment@crs.org
Deadline: 1st October
2017 by 5:00PM
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