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Storekeeper Job Vacancy – UN

UN World Food Programme – Somalia

Vacancy Announcement No. 
VA-027/2017
 
Post Title: Storekeeper
 
Contract type: Service Contract
 
Post Grade: SC4
 
Duty Station: Mogadishu
 
Duration: 1 year
 

Date of issue: 17th July 2017
 
Closing Date: 30th July 2017
 
Organizational Background: The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, emergency school feeding, humanitarian air and logistics services, food coordination and emergency rehabilitation projects and Cash Based Transfers.
 
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates only. 

Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Under the direct supervision of National Logistics Officer and the overall supervision of the Area Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Receive and dispatch commodities against approved documentation ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities;
  • Maintain clean and pest-free storing conditions with good warehousing practices;
  • Prepare and maintain warehouse documents, accurate warehouse transaction records to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with WFP systems;
  • Perform inspections on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect and analyze reasons for stock damages/discrepancies and prepare reports recommending appropriate solutions;
  • Conduct accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems;
  • Deliver commodities against approved documentation;
  • Prepare reports recommending appropriate solutions for disposal of damaged commodities;
  • Supervise and provide on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their development;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
 
Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
 
Experience: Three years of progressive responsible support experience including at least one year in transportation, administration, accounting, statistics or another related field.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.
 
Knowledge: Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other WFP standard software packages and systems. General knowledge of UN/WFP policies, rules, regulations and procedures in the area of work.
 
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through our E-Recruitment System HERE

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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