Mercy Corps Operations Graduate Trainee-One Vacancies based in Yumbe Uganda

Mercy Corps Operations Graduate Trainee-One Vacancies based in Yumbe Uganda

Program/department Summary:

Mercy Corps has been present in Uganda since 2006, focusing its interventions on economic and agricultural development, maternal child health and nutrition, governance, conflict management and humanitarian response.

In 2017, Mercy Corps had an impact on almost 1 million beneficiaries in Uganda through our work focusing on building resilience and enabling economic growth, improving opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improving governance and conflict management.

Common themes include community engagement, inclusive development, gender, and working in partnership with local government, the private sector and civil society actors.

General Position Summary:

The Trainee will be expected to support the various functionalities of the operations department which include administration, procurement, stores, transport and asset management.

Essential Job Functions-tasks

Administration & HR

  • Identify areas that need improvement in the office environments in the 3 offices
  • Prepare for meetings,
  • Support in staff orientation, accommodation
  • Prepare administrative payment requests

    Stores Management
  • Support in shelf labeling
  • Support in maintenance of the e-bin cards
  • Support in ensuring stock records are updated as per transactions
  • Prepare and file store related documentation for swaps, deliveries to satellite offices and program participants among others.
  • Support routine inventory stock taking.

  • Reorganize the fuel records available
  • Support in preparing monthly vehicle hire and fuel reports

  • Learn how to troubleshoot and update the Yumbe procurement Master list

    Key Deliverable S-expected Outcome:

    Administration & HR

  • Improved outlook of office spaces
  • New recruits immediately receive orientation packages
  • Quicker support to satellite offices


  • Organized and labelled shelves stores
  • Updated stores records


  • Easily accessible documents for analysis
  • Timely vendor payments and replenishment of fuel


  • Up-to-date PR Master list for Yumbe

    Ethics and Integrity:
  • All Mercy Corps staff are expected to behave ethically and demonstrate highest integrity in their professional and personal life.
  • Mercy Corps has zero tolerance to any form of fraud, corruption, abuse, harassment or exploitation.
  • Any breach of our policies or misconduct will lead to disciplinary action or may lead to termination.

    Knowledge and Experience:
  • University degree in Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration.
  • Previous Trainee ship in at least one area of operations will be preferable. Ability to comfortably apply MS Word and MS Excel is an added advantage.
  • Must be a recent graduate

    Working Conditions:
  • The successful Graduate Trainee should be able
    to multitask, be quick to learn, have good communication skills, ability to comfortably communicate in English.
  • Mercy Corps Graduate Trainees represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps’ policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

    How to apply:
  • Submit your application through email to addressed to the Human Resource Director, Mercy Corps Uganda.
  • Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.
  • Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Monday, 7th January, 2019.
  • Subject of email should include the position you are applying for.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps.
  • Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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