4 Fresher UN Assistant Storekeeper Job Opportunities – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Grade: SC8
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
  • Support 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.
  • Prepare 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
  • Support daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate
    inventory checks in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
  • Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and
    quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, and refer to
    the supervisor for appropriate action.
  • Support implementation of 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.
  • Monitor 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.

Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme
    (WFP) Assistant Storekeeper job placement should hold a of a Diploma
    obtained from a recognised education institution in any of the following
    areas: Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Transport/Freight Forwarding/Customs
    and Logistics/Supply Chain management.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience
    in warehouse management;
  • A working experience in monitoring various aspects of logsits
  • A working experience in data entry and extracting routine reports
  • Experience monitoring various aspects of logistics operations.
  • Experience in supporting warehouse management.
  • Experience in supporting inventory management.
  • Experience in data entry and extracting routine reports.
  • Supply Chain Management and
    aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable
    teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current
  • Planning, Project &
    Resource Mgmt:
    the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by
    collecting data from diverse sources.
  • Information Management &
    : Collates
    accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision
    making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater
    humanitarian community.
  • Market Analysis, Contracting
    and Operational Execution:
    to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make
    informed operational decisions.
  • Warehouse and Inventory
    ability to carry out day to day activities around warehouse and inventory
    management in a manner that complies with WFP’s operational warehouse
  • Technical Assistance and
    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 priorities.
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
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