UN World Food Programme Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda

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 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.

UN World Food Programme Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda

Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of Logistics Associate and overall supervision of Head of Satellite Office, the incumbent will be required to undertake the following; -
  • Receive all the WFP food and non-food commodities using the standard WFP waybills;
  • Report on the quality, quantity of the received/stored commodities;
  • Maintain clean and pest-free store conditions; and ensure good warehouse practices;
  • Supervise off-loading and stacking of commodities;
  • Control incoming goods, both food and non-food commodities, by such methods as:

  • Physical counts,
  • Random weight checks,
  • Rejection of any spoiled commodity and/or making immediate reports/notification,
  • Recondition underweight bags and
    Instant reconstitution;
  • Dispatch WFP
    commodities on request against official and approved documentation as per CSP activity.

  • Sign waybills of received cargo; and prepare clear and complete WFP standard documentation for dispatched cargo;
  • Keep updated and accurate stores records on stack cards, stock cards and maintain organized stores filing checks;
  • Supervise warehouse casual staff (re-baggers, cleaners).
  • Make periodic physical inventory checks;
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Requirements

  • A Degree in Stores management, Procurement and Logistics management, Accounting, statistics, Administration or any other related field.
  • At least 3 years working experience in Storekeeping, Logistics management, Statistics, Administration, Accounting or related field gained from a reputable institution.
  • Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications, database management applications, database development tools, data analysis applications;
  • Excellent command of English is vital;
  • Fluency in English, and one of the local languages spoken in the Karamoja region.
  • Natives from Karamoja region are highly encouraged to apply.

    How to apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda

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