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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Tripoli
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Supply Chain
    • Logistics
    • Administrative support
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date:

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Warehouse Asset Assistant - Tripoli

Tripoli (Libya)

Requisition ID: req5492

Job Title: Warehouse Asset Assistant - Tripoli

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Tripoli, Libya

Job Description

Background/IRC Summary:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, the IRC aims to restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

Position Overview:

Under the direct supervision of the warehouse officer, the Warehouse assistant will be responsible for the efficient coordination and management of warehouses and assets in IRC Tripoli. One of the core functions of the incumbent as an integral member of the Supply Chain Department is, s/he must be able to manage, track inventory, assets and property and maintaining audit-compliant records,


Key Tasks:

  • Assist on implement and / or maintain standard IRC inventory, assets and property management policies and procedures.
  • Manage and document the receipt, handling, storage, release and reporting of goods through the IRC warehouse(s).
  • Manage casual laborers in the warehouse.
  • Ensure the maintenance of warehouse building(s), fittings and equipment.
  • Ensure clear safety procedures.
  • Ensure clear loading / unloading procedures, correct stacking and turnover (FIFO) procedures.
  • Advise the warehouse officer/coordinator of warehouse-specific issues or improvements
  • Maintain the Warehouse activity book recording all outgoing and incoming receipts and activities.
  • Update as per IRC requirements, the Asset register, Asset inventory list and expendable store inventory list and produce monthly reports.

Goods reception and transport

  • Assist in receiving all supplies.
  • Follow up on the delivery of customs documents filing.
  • Keep an accurate and up-to-date record of the store contents and inward and outward movement of goods in the warehouse register or stock cards.
  • Prioritize dispatch needs in conjunction with program.
  • Prioritize air cargo transport in coordination with the program department and field sites.
  • Where necessary organize or carry out the transportation of goods to the carrier premises for onward air shipment.
  • Supervise the airfreight loading and documentation follow up.
  • Assist and help the protection team with distribution
  • Ensure proper record of all distribution receipt and prepare a consolidate distribution list
  • In charge of loading and unloading goods/kits from warehouse to vehicles and vice versa
  • Focal point person between supply chain and protection for all shared report

Warehousing and Inventory

  • Monitor security of IRC’s storage and supplies.
  • Receive completed store’s request forms and prepare the goods for issuance.
  • Ensure goods, equipment are signed for received on the request form (office expendables) or waybill (all other items).
  • Prepare a monthly report for the expendables store outlining all stock movements and remaining balances.
  • Update the stock record cards regularly.
  • Conduct routine inventory inspection and submit report to the Supply Chain Coordinator in a timely manner.

Assets Management

  • Ensure that the movement of IRC assets is tracked and the necessary documentation is done when an asset changes its status.
  • Complete Equipment Issue and Receipt Form for all attractive items and mobile property and other equipment as appropriate.Liaise with HR regarding the acquisition, assignment, recovery, transfer , as well as any changes in physical location or operating status;
  • Conduct physical inventories of assets, properties (non-mobile and mobile) on quarterly annual basis.
  • Dispose IRC assets as per IRC and donor-specific policy.
  • Retrieve assets and reassigned at the end of employee term of service.

Expected Deliverables:

  • Maintain full and accurate inventory, assets and property records.
  • Undertake (documented) monthly and ad-hoc physical inventory and assets checks.
  • Provide on-time, standard monthly inventory, assets and property reports to the Supply Chain Coordinator.
  • Maintain proper record of distribution receipts
  • Weekly movement report to be shared on weekly bases between protection and supply chain

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities.


Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of generic warehouse management systems and forms
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree, required. Degree, diploma or professional certification in Supply Chain Management.
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar capacity.
  • Physically mobile, able to lift 50kg without strain.
  • Competent in spoken and written English.
  • Good mathematical skills.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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