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Storekeeper at UN at WFP March 2024

AJIRA LEO
World Food Programme (WFP)

Jobs in Tanzania 2024: New Job Vacancies at The United Nations World Food Programme
(WFP)
2024

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World Food Programme (WFP) Tanzania Jobs 2024

Career Opportunities: Storekeeper – Fixed Term Appointment (FTA), Dar es Salaam Port – 12 months Contract (832260)
Requisition ID
832260 – Posted 26/03/2024 – Fixed Term – Africa, Southern – Tanzania,
United Republic of – Dar-es-Salaam – Working Job Language (1) –
LOGISTICS
 Job Description
JOB TITLE
: Storekeeper
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed Term Appointment
UNIT/DIVISION: Supply Chain Unit/RBJ
DUTY STATION (City, Country): Dar Es Salaam Port Office, Tanzania
DURATION: One year

 Job Description
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.

ABOUT WFP
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.

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 English and Swahili languages.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
The
Storekeeper will report to the Logistics Associate and be managed by
the National Logistics Officer at Dar es Salaam Port. The Storekeeper is
expected to be exposed to all phases of the warehouse operations and
work with minimum supervision. The Storekeeper may provide supervision
and on-the-job training to other warehouse staff.The Storekeeper will
report to the Logistics Associate and be managed by the National
Logistics Officer at Dar es Salaam Port. The Storekeeper is expected to
be exposed to all phases of the warehouse operations and work with
minimum supervision. The Storekeeper 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)
1.
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.

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.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

– At least 3 years’ experience in the related field.
– Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
– Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
– Experience in managing inventories.
– Experience in processing invoices.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
– The applicant should be a Tanzanian National.
– Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.
– Applicants must be submitted online.
– Use English Language only.
– Indicate clear years of experience with each job (Month/Year).
– Attach copies of your qualifications.

By submitting your application, you have read the Terms of Reference
for this position and agree that any false, wrong, or incomplete
information might lead to your disqualifications in this recruitment
process.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2024.

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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