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.
Date of Issue: 11th January
Closing Date: 18th January 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
Coordinate and/or receive/dispatch commodities including Transhipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g., waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in the physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
• Supervise the loading of the cargo on the shunting trucks moving to the Airside for loading onto the aircraft and ensure only sound cargo is loaded onto the trucks.
• Issue waybills for all outgoing cargo originating from the Warehouse inside AAIA (MSUs and TCUs) for WFP or other inter-agency partners.
• Review, verify and sign off warehouse and transport documents, and ensure accurate maintenance of confidential files and warehouse transaction records (e.g., stack cards and ledgers) to enable immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
• Coordinate with the warehouse managing contractors on the coding/stamping of food bags/cartons loaded from the warehouse and each partner should have their specifically assigned codes.
• 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 daily reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly, and analyze reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate the missing quantity and prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to enable informed decision-making.
• Support regular physical stock inventory exercises, to ensure compliance with IPSAS and standard business requirements.
• Implement appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities, to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP-established procedures.
• Monitor the 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 supervision, guidance, and on-the-job training to warehouse staff, supporting their development and high performance.
• Request for fuel and oil for the generators and ensure refuelling is done regularly while updating the logbook with all details.
• Perform any duties assigned by the supervisor.
Education: Completion of secondary school education. An advanced diploma in logistics, supply chain management, business administration, economics, and social science or a related functional area is required. A degree in the related functional area is an added advantage
Experience: At least four (4) years of relevant professional work experience in Supply Chain.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is required
Knowledge & Skills:
- Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
- Efficiency and Time-Management
- Good communication skill
Terms and Conditions
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 FOR APPLICATIONS
Deadline:18th January 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.