UN Warehouse Management Associate Job Opportunities – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:    Warehouse Management

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head
Supply Chain


About WFP:

United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting
hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger
in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes
to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and
children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets
food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict
and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help
communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million
people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the
global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships
necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions,
especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.


Job Summary:  The Warehouse Management Associate will manage
a range of warehouse activities including safeguarding of commodities and
supplies, and ensuring well-organized warehousing and storage service in
compliance with WFP warehouse guidelines.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

specialized support to logistics operations and activities, following standard
processes and contributing, directly or indirectly, to the effective delivery
of food assistance to beneficiaries.

out effective planning and management of warehouse operations, to ensure safe
and efficient warehousing and storage of all food commodities and non
food supplies.

to review of WFP corporate warehouse standards and procedures, to support
efficiency and changing business needs including Food Safety and Quality

operational pipeline and contribute to assessments and operational planning for
all delivery modalities, to ensure that supply chain requirements are taken
into consideration.

requisitioning and ensure timely delivery of commodities and supplies to
authorized partners and destinations. Monitor inventory management processes to
track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.

the receipt/dispatch of commodities, to ensure accurate recording, accounting
and reporting is available at all times to support decision
making. Support oversight for commodity
accounting data quality and integrity.

timely and accuracy of warehouse transaction records including identification
of discrepancies, to ensure immediate and accurate reporting on commodity
movements in line with the corporate requirements (LESS).

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 WFP standard procedures for commodity
handling and storage are strictly followed.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme
(WFP) Warehouse Management Associate job vacancy must hold a university
Degree in any of the following disciplines: Logistics, Procurement, Supply
Chain, or any related fields obtained from a recognised university.

At least
seven years of working experience in Logistics or Supply Chain acquired from
reputable organizations.

At least
five year of experience in warehouse management acquired from reputable

coordinating with transportation providers and third parties.

experience in food safety and quality management

leading a team of National Staff.

assisting in project management.

in preparing and managing budgets.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written
communication in English.



Chain Management and Optimization:
Demonstrates ability to design basic supply chain networks, including
appropriately assessing and escalating challenges to ensure that WFP is able to
provide consistent and uninterrupted service to its beneficiaries and partners.

Project & Resource Mgmt:
and analyses relevant technical data from diverse sources to forecast
operational needs under various scenarios and makes evidence-based proposals.

Management & Reporting:
with internal and external stakeholders to consolidate preliminary data
analysis, draft reports and disseminate information that represents concerns
and trends.

Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution:
Demonstrates ability to collect market
information and process and analyse proposals in line with WFP standard rules
and regulations in order to deliver efficiently.

and Inventory Management:
ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in
order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate
systems, and ensure loss mitigation.

Assistance and Coordination:
abilities to provide basic technical advice and maintain effective (inclusive,
collaborative, unified) logistics coordination mechanisms with humanitarian
partners and other relevant stakeholders.


Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are
especially encouraged to apply


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme
(WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the link below




Deadline: 3rd February 2021


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