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Storekeeper. Fixed Term. GS4. Multiple Duty Station (Roster)

Lilongwe

  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Lilongwe
  • Grade: Administrative support - GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
  • Closing Date: 2024-04-16

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WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability.

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.

Storekeeper

Job Title: Storekeeper

No. Position/s: Multiple

VA No.: 832295

Date of Issue:    02 April 2024

Deadline:15 April 2024

Type of Contract: Fixed Term

Duty Station: Multiple (Roster)

Duration: 12 Months

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.
 

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found in WFP warehouses across the country. Job holders report to the Warehouse Management Assistant/Associate or the designate. Job holders are exposed to all phases of the warehouse operations and work with minimum supervision. They may provide supervision and on-the-job training to other warehouse staff.
To provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.
 

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.

WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK: COMMON STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOUR

 Leads by Example with   Integrity  Drives Results and   Delivers on   Commitments  Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork  Applies Strategic Thinking  Builds and   Maintains   Sustainable   Partnerships
Demonstrates the WFP values, principles and standards Is accountable for the delivery of results Promotes teamwork by sharing ideas and openly raising issues Embraces WFP’s vision and how it impacts their role Acts professionally with external partners
Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language Seeks guidance and support where needed Gives timely and constructive feedback to others Shows curiosity and implements new ways of doing things when relevant Works together with partners to deliver common goals
Stays focused and calm when under pressure Adapts readily to change adjusting work as needed Listens attentively to others and shares views Gathers data and shares knowledge to inform team activities  
Shows humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, seeking and acting on feedback, and taking up opportunities to develop     Asks questions to understand the impact of decisions for their objectives  

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 English language.

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.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONA

15 April 2024

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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.
 

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