Assistant Storekeeper Job at The World Food Programme Tanzania


Source Mwananchi,9th May 2016

"WFP is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply"
The World Food Programme, the food aid organization of the United Nations, is seeking to recruit a well-qualified Tanzanian to fill the following position:
Assistant Storekeeper - Fixed Term Appointment - (G3)
Position No. 04/2016'
Expected appointment date: Immediate
Duration: One Year
Location: Dodoma

Under the general supervision of the Head of the Sub Office, and the direct Supervision of the Storekeeper, the Assistant Storekeeper will perform the following duties: .
Support receipt/dispatch commodities including trans-shipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery note's) 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.
Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of secondary school education, preferably supplemented by a certificate in a field related to logistics (warehouse management, supply and transport management) activities.
At least two years of practical commercial! Professional experience in monitoring various aspects of logistics operations, supporting warehouse management, inventory management, data entry and extracting routine reports.

Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili.

Functional Capabilities:
• Display aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks. Support the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
• Collate accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
• Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
• Demonstrate ability to carry out day to day activities around warehouse and inventory management in a manner that complies with WFP's operational warehouse procedures.
• Demonstrate 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
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The position number and title stated in this advertisement should be clearly indicated-in the application.


Applications should be sent with a detailed CV via tanzania.hr@wfp.org 
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