Peace Winds Japan Warehouse Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Peace Winds Japan Warehouse Assistant Jobs in Kenya

About Peace Winds Japan

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is a Japanese Non-Governmental Organization established in 1996. PWJ has been providing humanitarian and development assistance for people affected by forced displacement and natural disasters in more than 20 countries in the world.

PWJ launched its mission in Kenya in 2012 and has been implementing projects funded by UN agencies and the government of Japan in shelter, WASH,logistics and youth development to improve living environments of refuge and host populations while promoting peaceful coexistence and self-reliance in the communities in Dadaab, Kakuma and Kalobeyei.

PWJ is a UNHCR partner responsible for WASH,warehouse,motor vehicle service unit,centralized fleet and fuel management for Kakuma Refugee Operations.

Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of Warehouse Officer, the warehouse assistant is responsible for assisting daily warehouse activities that include: receiving of supplies from vendors, processing store requisitions, updating of stock records and conducting stores inventory, among others. Warehouse Officer is responsible for conducting inspection of goods delivered by suppliers. This is to verify the quality and quantity of materials and equipment received against specifications and units ordered.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand, implement and / or maintain standard PWJ inventory management policies and procedures.

  • Document the receipt, handling, storage, release and reporting of materials through the PWJ warehouse(s).

  • Receive and verify materials with/under technical guidance of the Warehouse Officer and Programme staff

  • Ensure proper documentation of waybills, stores releases and any other documentation for all in- coming and outgoing stocks

  • Supervise casual laborers in the warehouse.

  • Ensure the maintenance of warehouse building(s), fittings and equipment.

  • Implement and ensure clear loading / unloading procedures, correct stacking, and turnover procedures.

  • Maintain the warehouse activity book recording all outgoing and incoming receipts and activities.

  • Ensure all warehouse requisitions are signed by concerned Head of Department (HOD’s) and approved by Area Manager as per procedure.

  • Ensure store requisition form is signed by the person collecting the goods and stock cards updated

    Qualifications, knowledge, and Experience Required

  • Diploma in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management and any other related business courses

  • 2 years’ work experience in a comparable position with references

  • Relevant experience in supervising warehousing or similar works

  • Advanced computer literacy, data processing (Word, Excel, Access)

  • Reliable, honest and has good organizational skills.

  • Skilled in understanding the steady flow of materials and processes.

  • Commitment to and understanding of PWJ Vision, Mission and Values

  • Ability to work with the ERP system.

  • Good report writing and communication

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter (1 page) and resume (2 pages) as one pdf document no later than 19 Jan 2023 to: In your cover letter please reflect on your motivation for taking this post.

    N/B Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject of the email as ‘WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT - KAKUMA’. Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

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