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Supply Chain Assistant-Warehouse Management – Hargeisa, Somaliland

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About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to

health, education and protection. Save the

Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. We are looking to recruit for this position to be based in Hargeisa

Position: Supply Chain Assistant-Warehouse Management

Duration:  12 Months

Duty Station: Hargeisa

Please refer the below Job Description for the position description and the key selection criteria.

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent to URL Link:  https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=200005ER&lang=en

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 @ 11:59pm.

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required




Supply Chain Assistant-Warehouse Management – Somaliland

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Supply Chain & Logistics, Somaliland

LOCATION: Hargeisa


POST TYPE: National

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people


The Supply Chain Assistant is a member of the Logistics team, and is responsible for warehousing of all materials, implementing all the procedures set for documentation, movement of goods, arrangements of stores and safety of goods in the warehouse


Reports to: Supply Chain and Logistics Officer

Dimensions: Save the Children works in 4 regions in Somalia with a current staff complement of approximately 450 staff and current expenditure of approximately GBP 30 million each year.

Staff directly reporting to this post: None


Warehouse management

Receive all incoming medical supplies; inspect and verify for conformity to order specifications and delivery notes

Act as custodian and controller for all the medical items in Save the Children warehouse(s) in Hargeisa.

Identification of medical supplies on receipt and dispatch

Record all goods received are recorded in standard Save the Children templates [GRN] goods received note

Ensure appropriate packing and loading of medical supplies for dispatch and supervise material loading and unloading

Assign storage locations for all goods received and ensure that they are handled as per Save the Children procedures of safety, security, accountability and transparency

Record all goods dispatched by Save the Children in the standard templates

Ensure that all store transaction paper works are kept files as per SC filing system

Issue/distribute materials, products, parts and supplies to field staff, based on Save the Children standard requisition procedures




Ensure the proper labelling and storage of drugs and supplies in the warehouse and make sure that drugs are used before their expiry dates

Conduct monthly and quarterly stock physical counts.

Secure tax clearance letters for medical and nutrtion supplies from the relevant line line ministry

Conduct custom clearance services from Berbera port and Egal Airport

Facilaite movement of medical and nutrition supplies from Area office to field offices.

Follow up with staff to ensure that goods do not stay for long periods in the stores, and recommend disposal of excess, expired, defective or obsolete stock

Carry out any other duties and/or responsibilities assigned by the immediate supervise.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)


Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved


Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same

Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others Future orientated, thinks strategically


Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters

Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions Willing to take disciplined risks


Honest, encourages openness and transparency



Minimum Diploma in Stores Management/Accounting /Medical Diploma or related field Minimum of 2 years experience Medical Stock Management and Logistics with UN/

INGOs/LNGOs or Drug Companies.

Proficiency in using computer applications

Good written and spoken English and Somali Willing to work extra odd hours.

Computer literate

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply

Interested and qualified applicants can view the profile and apply for this position through the below URLs:-  https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=200005ER&lang=en

Closing Date will be 23rd September 2020

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