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Warehouse Assistant

South Sudan (South Sudan)

  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: South Sudan (South Sudan)
  • Grade: NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Administrative support
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-25

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  • FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
  • Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member nations and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold our values. FAO has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and FAO, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination
  • All selected candidates, therefore, will undergo rigorous reference and background checks
  • All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
  • The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization

Organizational Setting

The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO representatives, is to assistant governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner to ensure zero hunger in the country. FAO provides support in three priority areas: sustainable increase in production and productivity, agriculture-based economic growth, and increased resilience of livelihoods to threats and crisis.

The current portfolio of projects in South Sudan includes activities related to agriculture (crop), livestock, Fisheries, Natural Resource management, food information systems is implemented with humanitarian, transitional and development funding. The incumbent will contribute to the country’s programme and portfolio as foreseen in the project he/she will coordinate and be assigned.

Reporting Lines

The Warehouse Assistant will work under the overall supervision of the Head of field office and direct supervision of the Administrative Officer in Juba.

Technical Focus

  • Support receipt/dispatch Inputs including transhipment (vehicle to vehicle) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills, Release Order and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of Inputs including the quality in compliance with the established standards.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Prepare and verify warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate

warehouse transaction records, to ensure immediate reporting on Inputs movements in line with the corporate

requirements.

  • Support daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks in compliance with the

warehouse management requirements.

  • Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the Inputs received/dispatched

and handled and refer to the supervisor for appropriate action.

  • Support implementation of appropriate measures to safeguard Inputs and to ensure quality control using

standard preventive measures in line with FAO established procedures and authorization received from the

supervisor.

  • Monitor condition of the warehouse and Inputs and take appropriate actions to support efficient warehouse

space-utilization and well-organized Input storage following FAO warehouse standards.

  • Perform any other related duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervisor.

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields; Administrative management, logistics and warehouse, rural development, agricultural science/economics.
  • Three years working experience in warehouse management
  • South Sudan National.

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building effective relationships
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Strong computer, word processing, and statistical skills.
  • Working knowledge of English and Arabic will be an added advantage
  • Experience in handling web based information management system.
  • Proven supply management skills

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.org
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
  • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
  • For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/

FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

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