Purpose of the position: To receive, store and dispatch commodities in the warehouse. To account for all commodities received in the warehouse. To ensure that warehouse is well maintained and meets safety and health standards. Organize and coordinate loaders working at the warehouse.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Commodity management: Checking of trucks on arrival at the warehouse and counting the commodities first on the truck and then during off-loading into the warehouse. If any shortages, damages or excess promptly advise the Warehouse keeper or his/her assistant to reflect such differences in all copies on the delivery note/ waybill. Conduct truck inspection and prepare the respective TIR. Assist store Keeper to ensure that after trucks have been loaded for dispatch ensure that they are covered with tarpaulins. Assist store Keeper to ensure laborers and other visitors are not allowed to smoke inside the warehouse. Ensure at all times commodities are stored on pallets / dunnage. Assist store Keeper to ensure the warehouse is kept neat and clean at all times. The floor must be swept every day and general cleaning (roof, walls, between stacks and under the stacks) once a week. Training of casual loaders on how to stack and handle commodities. Make sure that all torn bags are reconstituted and repacked. Do not allow laborers to miss-handle, throw bags, pails, and tins while loading or unloading. Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Warehouse Keeper. Ensure that sampling of commodities coming in the warehouse and leaving the warehouse is done and sampling form signed.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training: Have two years’ experience in warehousing management and inventory control. Possess a Diploma in warehousing or related field. Ability to manage and organize issues related to transport and transporters. Have good communication and public relations skills. Have good mathematical and analytical skills. Computer literacy is an added advantage. Good understanding of World Vision and sphere standards. Knowledge of and adherence of NGO Code of Conduct. Cross-cultural sensitivity, emotional maturity and physical stamina. Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment. Ability to build strong relationships with local communities, partners and government authorities. Good English and communication skills (oral and written). Ability to maintain performance expectation in diverse cultural context, psychologically stressful environment and physical hardship conditions with limited resources. Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission statement. Other Competencies/Attributes: Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities. Perform other duties as required and assigned by supervisor/management. Working Environment / Conditions: Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field. Travel: 00 % Domestic/international travel is required. On call: 05%