Warehouse/Non Food Items Officer US Non-profit Careers – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Organisation:
Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Sub Program Manager
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the effective planning and management of warehouse
    operations, to ensure safe and efficient warehousing and storage of all
    goods and supplies;
  • Coordinate the receipt/dispatch of goods, to ensure accurate
    recording, accounting and reporting is available at all times to support
    decision-making;
  • Support receipt/dispatch goods against official approved
    documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in
    physical count of goods including the quality in compliance with the
    established standards;
  • Responsible for the accuracy of warehouse transaction records
    including identification of discrepancies, to ensure immediate and
    accurate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate
    requirements;
  • Responsible for inventory management (e.g. physical stock
    verification, reporting, etc.), to ensure any existing and developing
    issues with regards to proper stocks management are timely addressed and
    LWF standard procedures;
  • Regularly monitor condition of the warehouse and goods and take
    appropriate actions to support efficient warehouse space-utilization;
  • Ensure that all receipts, returns, dispatches are accurately
    recorded and all transactions are reflected in the appropriate stack
    cards;
  • Carry out stock reconciliation and ensure stock is up to date (stack
    Cards and in the System) and support daily warehouse closing
    reconciliation and accurate inventory checks and report immediately any
    discrepancy;
  • Keenly check and verify the accuracy of tally sheets and other
    documents daily;
  • Identify training needs and efficiently plan trainings, to ensure
    that all staff have required knowledge and skills to carry out their
    responsibilities;
  • Supervise distribution staff, to ensure high performance standards.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief
    (LWR) Warehouse/Non Food Items Officer job opportunity should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Store Management, Procurement and Supplies Logistics
    Management, OR Business related field;
  • Post Graduate Diploma/a professional course in stores Management,
    Procurement and supplies logistics will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years of progressively responsible support experience
    in field of stores/warehouse management gained from a reputable firm;
  • Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications.
How to Apply:
Applications
(motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names
and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally,
should be sent via Email to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug. Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title of the job you
are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered applications can also be
sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied
for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Manager
Lutheran World
Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy
P.O. Box 5827, Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline: 20th July 2018
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