2 Dec 2018

Assistant Storekeeper

Job Description

Career Opportunities: Assistant Storekeeper, G3 Dhusamareb (101905)
Requisition # 101905 – Posted 29/11/2018 – Fixed Term – Africa, Central & Eastern – Somalia – Galkayo – Working Job Language (2) – LOGISTICS
  Job Description
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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Posting Dates:

Opening Date: 29th November 2018                                                             Closing Date: 12th December 2018
Organizational Background:

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.

The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, emergency school feeding, nutrition and food assistance for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers.

This position is open to qualified Somali candidates with candidates with good knowledge of the local area. Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of Logistics Assistant and overall supervision of Logistics Officer/Head of Area Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

Assist in receiving and dispatching commodities against approved documentation ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities;
Assist in preparing and maintaining warehouse documents, accurate warehouse transaction records to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with WFP systems;
Assist in inspection of quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect and analyze reasons for stock damages/discrepancies and prepare reports recommending appropriate solutions;
Support in daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems in compliance with the warehouse management requirements;
Support in 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;
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;
Escalate issues requiring the attention of the supervisor;
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications;

Education:

Experience:

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

Two years of progressive responsible support experience including at least one year in transportation, administration, accounting, statistics or another related field.

Language:
Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.

Knowledge:
Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
Experience in managing warehouses with food.
Experience in managing inventories.
Experience in processing invoices.
Application Instructions;

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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