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

 

Job Title:    Warehouse Management
Associate

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station:
Gulu, Uganda

Reports to: Logistics
Officer

 

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 be
responsible to manage a variety of warehouse activities in a bid to safeguard
commodities and supplies, but also ensuring well-organized warehouse service
and Coordinating Logistics Operations with-in the CDP and EDPs across the
operation area in accordance to WFP warehouse management guidelines.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Planning
and Managing Warehouse/EDP Operations

·       
Supervising
preparation and prepare regular operations reports and statistics on warehouse
operations.

·       
Contribute
to review and implementation of WFP corporate warehouse standards and
procedures.

·       
Coordinate
Receipt and Plan Food Items and Non Food Items (NFI) timely Dispatch from EDP
to EDP (NFIs) and EDP to FDPs (Food).

·       
Periodic
review of Warehouse space Availability, Allocation and Utilization and
Facilities Maintenance

·       
Routine
physical stock verification and Reporting.

·       
Conduct
Monthly Physical Inventory.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
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: Procurement, Logistics, Supply
Chain, Finance, Business Studies, Economic or any related field;

·       
At least
four years working experience in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain;

·       
Experience
in Logistics work routines and methods;

·       
Excellent
teamwork skills

·       
Flexibility

·       
Initiative

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills

·       
High
sense of responsibility

·       
Excellent
multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

·       
Effective
communication, stakeholder management and influencing skills.

·       
Uses
tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of
individuals.

·       
Ability
to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.

·       
Ability
to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.

·       
Proficiency
in both written and oral English

·       
Working
Knowledge in one of the West Nile local languages is a MUST.

 

Competencies:

·       
Supply
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.

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

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

·       
Market
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.

·       
Warehouse
and Inventory Management:
Demonstrates
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.

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

 

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

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 3rd February 2021

 

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