Stores Assistant – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:    Stores Assistant  
Organisation:
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:      Supply
Chain Manager
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary: The
Stores Assistant is responsible for ensuring the overall care and maintenance
of the Palabek Warehouse. S/He must be able to rapidly turn Program materials
around, whilst ensuring the security of the materials and maintaining
audit-compliant records. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Understand,
implement and / or maintain standard IRC inventory management policies and
procedures.
·        
Train
other warehouse seconded staff as required.
·        
Manage
and document the receipt, handling, storage, release and reporting of goods
through the IRC warehouse(s).
·        
Advise
supervisor of potential inventory shortage.
·        
Manage
casual laborers in the warehouse.
·        
Ensure
the maintenance of warehouse building(s), fittings and equipment.
·        
Implement
and ensure clear safety procedures.
·        
Implement
and ensure clear loading / unloading procedures, correct stacking and turnover
(FIFO/FEFO) procedures.
·        
Advise
the Supply Chain Manager of warehouse-specific issues or improvements
·        
Maintain
the Warehouse activity book recording all outgoing and incoming receipts and
activities.
·        
Monitor
security of IRC’s storage and supplies.
·        
Receive
completed store’s request forms and prepare the goods for issuance.
·        
Ensure
goods, equipment are signed for received on the request form (office
expendables) or waybill (all 2 other items).
·        
Prepare
a monthly report for the expendables store outlining all stock movements and
remaining balances.
·        
On a
monthly basis, work with the Supply Chain Manager to reconcile the Warehouse
register in the Asset tracking sheet and equipment issuance forms.
·        
Update
the stock record cards regularly.
·        
Conduct
routine inventory inspection and submit report to the Supply Chain Manager in a
timely manner.
·        
Confidentiality:
·        
Ensuring
the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and
Business of IRC acquired in the course of
duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the
normal execution of duty.
Compliance:
IRC and IRC workers
must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way -Standards for
Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance
with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection
from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal
Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or diploma (with experience in
lieu) in Supply Chain, Procurement, or any other relevant field, with bias to
Inventory Management.
·        
At least
1 years’ experience performing similar duties.
·        
Knowledge
of generic warehouse management systems and forms
·        
Holder
of a valid driving license
·        
Physically
mobile, able to lift 30kg without strain.
·        
Competent
in spoken and written English
·        
Good
mathematical skills.
·        
Competent
use of computer and excellent use spreadsheets (format/sort/filter).
How to Apply:
All Interested
applicants should send your cover letter and CV in one pdf attachment to
UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org
NB
• Applications will
be reviewed on a rolling basis.
• If you do not follow
the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified.
• Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 21st
October, 2019.
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