United Nations World Food Programme Assistant Storekeeper Jobs in Isingiro & Oruchinga Uganda

United Nations World Food Programme Assistant Storekeeper Jobs in Isingiro & Oruchinga 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.

Brief description of WFP in Uganda

WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.

WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance.

Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.

As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support receipt/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 and verify 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.
  • Support daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks 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, and refer to the supervisor for appropriate action.
  • Support implementation of 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-utilization and well-organized commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Diploma obtained from a recognised education institution in any of the following areas:Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Transport/Freight Forwarding/Customs and Logistics/Supply Chain managment.
  • At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in warehouse management;
  • A working experience in monitoring various aspects of logsits operations
  • A working experience in data entry and extracting routine reports

    Experience
  • Experience monitoring various aspects of logistics operations.
  • Experience in supporting warehouse management.
  • Experience in supporting inventory management.
  • Experience in data entry and extracting routine reports.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations World Food Programme Assistant Storekeeper Jobs in Isingiro & Oruchinga Uganda

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