The PMI VectorLink Kenya Project Storekeepers Jobs in Migori and Homa Bay Counties

The PMI VectorLink Kenya Project Storekeepers Jobs in Migori and Homa Bay Counties


Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order 1.

Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria.

Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world.

Under this contract, Abt will implement entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 24 African countries where malaria is endemic.

Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.

The PMI VectorLink Kenya Project is led by Abt Associates, an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries.

The PMI VectorLink Kenya Project seeks candidates to assist in implementing in six sub counties (Rongo, Awendo, Uriri, Suna East, Suna West and Nyatike) in Migori and Eight Sub- counties (Rangwe, Homa Bay Township, Ndhiwa, Mbita, Rachuonyo North, Kabondo, Kasipul and Suba) in Homa Bay county Kenya in the following temporary positions:

Position: Storekeeper

Supervisor: Warehouse Manager

Location: Migori County, Kenya

No. Required: 74 (30 Migori and 44 Homa Bay)

Overall Purpose: To oversee the management, receipt, delivery, and inventory control of items for the Operation Site store.

Specific responsibilities

  • To oversee daily operations of store and maintain inventory system at proper levels.
  • To ensure proper storage and identification of all items.
  • Ensure all insecticides units are serialized as required before issuing.
  • To inspect commodities received in the Operations store to verify quality and quantity of items delivered.
  • To keep track of receipts, records and withdrawals
    of all IRS related commodities in the Operation store.
  • Follow up on supply requests from Warehouse and liaise with the Warehouse Manager to monitor progress.
  • Coordinate with the security guard on tracking movement of persons in the stores.
  • Ensure proper material and equipment storage to avoid damage and ensure rotation of short shelf life items.
  • Ensure proper storage and accountability of IRS wastes prior to collection.

    Required qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in purchasing and supplies Management or Diploma in relevant field.
  • At least 6 months experience working as a stores assistant desired.
  • A certificate of good conduct may be required.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills including spoken and written English and Kiswahili, local languages are an added advantage.
  • Additional professional training in procurement and logistics management preferred
    Membership of a recognized Professional Body i.e. either CIPS – UK or KISM would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of USAID procurement policies and regulations a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and procurement software;
  • Ability to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, and stakeholders
    Culturally astute, respectful and tolerant
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting;

    NB: These positions will be on a short term contract, not more than 2 months and/or on need basis.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and updated CV to KenyaJobs@abtassoc.com with the title of the position being applied for in the e-mail subject line specifying the work location preferred i.e. county and ward e.g. ‘Store keeper-Migori county – North Kamagambo’ by COB, November, 3rd 2019.

    Equal Opportunity Employer: As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm’s values, mission, and strategies.

    Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.