UNHAS Storekeeper – G4 at the United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP)

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below

Job Title: UNHAS Storekeeper – G4

Requisition ID: 154029
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job type: Fixed Term

Organizational Context

  • These jobs are found in WFP warehouses. Job holders report to the Warehouse Management Assistant/Associate or the designate.
    Job holders are exposed to all phases of the warehouse operations and work with minimum supervision. They may provide supervision and on-the-job training to other warehouse staff.

Job Purpose

  • To handle receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise 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)

  • Effectively receive/dispatch commodities including transhipment (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.
  • 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.
  • Conduct daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems 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, detect promptly and analyse reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to enable informed decision-making.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their development and high performance.

Functional Capabilities
Capability Name – Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level:

  • Supply Chain Management and Optimization – Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
  • Planning, Project & Resource Management – Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
  • Information Management & Reporting – Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
  • Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution – Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
  • Warehouse and Inventory Management – Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
  • Technical Assistance and Coordination – Demonstrates 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.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Completion of Secondary School Education. A Post-Secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
  • Language: Fluency (level C) in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

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.

Application Closing Date
2nd December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Terms and Conditions

  • Only Nigerian Nationals or candidates who have valid Nigerian residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position.
  • Applications are to be submitted and received online and in English language only.
  • The contract is 12 months on a Fixed Term level, with possibility of renewal.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Canvassing is strictly prohibited. Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.

Note

  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.
  • 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.
  • WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status

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