UN World Food Programme Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda

UN World Food Programme Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda


About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme 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.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.

    Key Accountabilities
  • Effectively receive/dispatch commodities including transhipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
  • Prepare, verify and sign off warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate warehouse transaction records to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
  • Conduct daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
  • Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly and analyse reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to enable informed decision-making.
  • Implement appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities, to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
  • Monitor condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate actions, to support efficient warehouse space-planning and well-organized commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their development and high performance.

    Functional Capabilities
  • Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the
    proficiency level
    Supply Chain Management and Optimization
  • Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
  • Planning, Project & Resource Management Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
  • Information Management & Reporting Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
  • Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution
  • Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
  • 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 awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.

    Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
  • Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
  • Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
  • Experience in managing inventories.
  • Experience in processing invoices.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda

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