2 Assistant Storekeeper Job Vacancies – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Head
of Field Office
Grade: SC3
About US:
The UN World Food
Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It
is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP
focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building
Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition &
Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets.
WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary:  The Assistant Storekeeper will support
receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality
of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage
management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse guidelines and standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
overall supervision and training of Tally Clerks and Casual Labourers;
receipt/dispatch commodities including transhipment (truck to truck) against
official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring
accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance
with the established standards.
and verify warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files
and accurate warehouse transaction records, to ensure immediate reporting on
commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks in
compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the
commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly and analyse
reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and
prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions to enable
informed decision making;
appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities to ensure
quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established
procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate actions to
support efficient warehouse space-utilization and well-organized commodity
storage following WFP warehouse standards.
guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their
development and high performance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Assistant
Storekeeper job placement should hold a Diploma in Stores Management,
Logistics, Supply Chain and Business Administration/Management, Procurement or
related field obtained from a recognized education institution;
minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience
in a fast paced environment dealing with managing logistics database, running
queries on ongoing shipments, pipeline information, inventory management,
service provider contracts administration and execution;
in warehouse management, Casual labour management or pest management;
in both Oral and Written English;
in the local language dialects of Lugbara, Madi, Aringa and Luo is desirable.
experience monitoring various aspects of logistics operations.
in supporting warehouse management.
in supporting inventory management.
in data entry and extracting routine reports.
Chain Management and Optimization: Displays aptitude at monitoring and
reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the
performance and sustainability of current networks.
Project & Resource Mgmt: Supports the planning, forecasting & resource
management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
Management & Reporting: Collates accurate and timely information and data
to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and
consequently the greater humanitarian community.
Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Ability to collect and collate
necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
and Inventory Management: Demonstrates ability to carry out day to day
activities around warehouse and inventory management in a manner that complies
with WFP’s operational warehouse procedures.
Assistance and Coordination: Demonstrates awareness of the importance of
technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to
carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme
NB: Female
applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially
encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit
their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 28th April 2019
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