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Logistics Assistant(Cash Based Transfer) – Gaalkayo 70 views

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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

Posting Dates

Date of Issue:             09 February 2023                                                             

Closing Date:            22 February 2023

Why Join WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide and the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.

This position is open to qualified Somali candidates. Female candidates, in particular, are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the National Logistics Officer and the overall supervision of the Head of Galkayo -Galmudug Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties.

Provide support to Retail and Markets operations and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of cash-based assistance (CBT) to beneficiaries.
Support overall retailer relationship management (RRM) function including the facilitation of retailer onboarding process, contract renewal, and performance management.
Prepare and disseminate CBT reports prepared and disseminated to relevant stakeholders.
Support retailer invoice processing and respond to retailers’ queries, assist in the monitoring of retail payments, and provide ad-hoc reports.
Verify retailer invoices against the appropriate supporting documentation and assist in the completion of retailer performance evaluations.
Assist in the capacity building and training of retailers in the use of Point-of-Sale machines and contribute to the management of required assets to deliver WFP operations.
Support retailers in checking their transactions and the correct uploading of reports. Ensure that all transactions sent by retailers have been correctly uploaded in the system and provide feedback to retailers.
Support on E-commerce and ensure all retailers across the country are registered on the WFP e-shop application.
Provide support to logistics operations and activities to ensure the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
Support with the warehouse team to ensure no discrepancies exist between the physical and systems stocks.
Maintain filing systems and archives for easy retrieval of information.
Perform any other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Completion of Secondary school education, preferably supplemented by courses in Logistics supply, business administration, economics, and social science or a related functional area is required.

Experience: Four (4) years and above of relevant professional work experience in Supply and cash-based transfer technologies and retail engagement strategies.

Language:  Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is required

Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Knowledge and experience in data management
  • Ability to prepare analysis data and prepare reports
  • General knowledge of logistics operations.

General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

Terms and Conditions

1Yr (Initial)

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 22 February 2023

WFP does not charge any application fees to candidates.

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

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