Warehouse Management Associate FTA-G6 and SC6 ( Multiple Duty Stations)
UNWFP
 Vacancy No: 141705
 Section/Unit: Logistics
 Grade Level: G6 and SC6
 Supervisor: Head of Logistics
 No. of Post: 141705
 Duty Station: Multiple Locations
 Duration: One Year
 Closing Date: 20 April 2021

 
 Background:

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a diversity & gender balance  and we encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

 

 

 

At WFP, we are looking for experienced Warehouse Management Associates,  to join our logistics teams in El Fasher (FTA-G6), Kassala (FTA-G6), Nyala (FTA-G6), Kosti (FTA-G6) and  Gedaref (SC6), Sudan, to be hired on Fixed Term OR Service Contracts as indicated alongside the duty stations.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Warehouse Management Associate reports to the Logistics Officer and is responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Responsible for the effective planning and management of warehouse operations, to ensure safe and efficient warehousing and storage of all commodities and supplies.
  • Actively contribute to review of WFP corporate warehouse standards and procedures, to support efficiency and changing business needs.
  • Coordinate the receipt/dispatch of commodities, to ensure accurate recording, accounting and reporting is available at all times to support decision-making.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of warehouse Logistics Execution Support System (LESS) transaction records including identification of discrepancies, to ensure immediate and accurate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
  • Responsible for inventory management (e.g. physical stock verification, reporting, etc.), to ensure any existing and developing issues with regards to proper stocks management are timely addressed and WFP standard procedures for commodity handling and storage are strictly followed.
  • Supervise the preparation and/or prepare regular and ad hoc reports and statistics on warehouse operations, to support informed planning and decision-making.

 

  • Oversee safeguarding of commodities through providing guidance on and taking initiative towards the implementation of preventive measures, to ensure that commodities are preserved in good condition and that quality control actions are initiated as appropriate following WFP established procedures.
  • Review on periodic basis warehouse space availability, plan and implement new design layouts to support business needs and ensure cost-efficiency.
  • Work in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, in order to deliver aligned and coherent warehouse services.
  • Identify training needs and efficiently plan training, to ensure that all staff have required
  • Supervise warehouse staff, to ensure high-performance standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in logistics functions is required.


Experience: At least five years of experience in general Logistics work is mandatory. 

 

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Arabic.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  

  • Experience in warehouse and commodity stock management.
  • Experience analysing data (on commodities, funds, etc.) and drafting reports.
  • Experience in measuring service providers’ performance against set KPIs.
  • Experience in assisting the preparation of contract documentation.

 


HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.

 

In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your up-to-date CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.

 

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

TALENTED WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURGED TO APPLY

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

 

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavor to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

        Closing date: 20 April 2021

  • Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
  • WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruitment process
  • WFP has zero tolerance with discrimination and does not discriminate to HIV/AIDS status.
  • Applicants are advised to indicate the duty stations of their preference in the cover letter.
  • This position is open to ONLY Sudanese nationals and those authorized to live and work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations. If you do not meet this criterion please do not apply.

 




To Apply http://www.wfp.org/careers








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