Sep 14, 2018
Storekeeper G4- Gode (Re-advertised) (86243) 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. ABOUT WFP The World Food Programme (WFP) is United Nations frontline agency in the fight against hunger, WFP is continually responding to emergencies. We save lives by getting food to the hungry fast. But WFP also works to help prevent hunger in the future. We do this through programmes that use food as a means to build assets, spread knowledge and nurture stronger, more dynamic communities. This helps com- munities become more food secure. On average, WFP aims to bring food assistance to more than 80 million people in 80 countries. WFP Ethiopia is working with the Government and humanitarian partners to strengthen the resilience of Ethiopia’s most vulnerable population and to chart a more prosperous and sustainable future for the next generation. The Country Office also supports programmes that use food assistance to empower women, transform areas affected by climate change and keep children in school. It aims to contribute to Ethiopia’s five-year development agenda, the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), through which the Government combats food insecurity. STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Experience: Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in warehouse operations or related area. Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage. ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT The incumbent will report to the Warehouse Management Associate, Logistics Associate. Job holder is exposed to all phases of the warehouse operations and work with minimum supervision. S/he 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 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) 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 analyse 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. Perform other duties as required. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES Purpose Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives. Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor. Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates. Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission. People Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities. Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor. Performance Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues. Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency. Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments. Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field. Partnership Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor. Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals. Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs. 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. Competent, practical experience of LESS in warehouse operations Working knowledge of other computer applications (Eg. Word, Excel, Email) DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS AND HOW TO APPLY Deadline for applications: 10 August 2018 How to Apply: Public access: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings WFP staff access: http://newgo.wfp.org/services/e-recruitment Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process and only qualified candidates will be contacted. . Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
United Nations World Food Programme - WFP Ethiopia Gode, Ethiopia Full time