Storekeeper SSA4 (El Gadarif) – WFP

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Job Description

OrganizationUnited Nations World Food Programme 
Job TitleStorekeeper SSA4 (El Gadarif) (131783)
Requisition ID131783
LocationSudan – Gedaref 
Posted Date01/12/2020
Deadline08/12/2020

ABOUT WFP:

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.

JOB PURPOSE:

To handle receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximize quality of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse standards and established guidelines

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive):

Under the direct supervision of the the Logistics Officer, the Storekeeper will be responsible from the following duties:

1. Effectively receive/dispatch commodities including transshipment (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.

2. Prepare, verify and sign off 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.

3. Conduct daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.

4. Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly and analyze reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to enable informed decision-making.

5. Implement 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.

6. 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.

7. Provide guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their development and high performance.

8. Issue the required receipt and dispatch documents in LESS.

9. To perform any other related duties.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible work experience in the field of Wearhouse and inventory management.

Language: Fluency in both English and Arabic. 

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
• Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
• Experience in managing inventories.
• Experience in processing invoices.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
  • In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
  • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

TALENTED WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.
 
WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

  • Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
  • WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruitment process.
  • WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • This position is open to ONLY Sudanese nationals and those authorized to live and work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations.

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