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

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to:   Senior
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: 
  • 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant should at least hold a  Diploma obtained from a recognized
    education institution in any of the following areas: Statistics,
    Economics, Business Administration, Transport/Freight Forwarding/Customs
    and Logistics/Supply Chain management.
  • At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in
    warehouse management;
  • A working experience in monitoring various aspects of logistics
  • A working experience in data entry and extracting routine reports
  •  Competencies: Ability to live
    and work with rural communities, good communication and
  •  Interpersonal skills
    especially when dealing with WFP partners; high sense of responsibility
Understand and
communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s
Strategic Objectives.
 Be a force for positive change: Approaches
individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
 Make the mission inspiring to our team:
Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
 Make our mission visible in everyday actions:
Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.
Look for ways to
strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual
 Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates
respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
 Be a coach & provide constructive
feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as
 Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets
clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.
Encourage innovation
& creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways
to be more efficient.
 Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate
records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
 Make commitments and make good on commitments:
Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
 Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous
situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.
Connect and share
across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the
purpose and mission of each unit.
 Build strong external partnerships: Supports
team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common
 Be politically agile & adaptable:
Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees
and partners in the field.
 Be clear about the value WFP brings to
partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with
internal and external stakeholders.
NB: Female
applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality 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: 12th December 2019
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