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Storekeeper G4


  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Yangon
  • Grade: GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
  • Closing Date: 2022-10-05


Vacancy Announcement


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.


Job Title: Storekeeper GS4

Grade : General Service Level 4

Type of contract: Fixed Term

Number of Post : 1                  

Duration: 12 months (extendable)

Duty Station: Maungdaw

Report to : Logistics Assistant

Date of Publication: 21 September 2022 

Deadline of Application: 05 October 2022


This post is opened for Myanmar Nationals Only.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Female applicants and qualified applicants are especially encouraged to apply

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of Logistics Assistant and the overall supervision by the Logistics Associate in Maungdaw Office, the incumbent will perform the following duties: - 

•    Receive all types of the WFP food commodities and non-food items. 
•    Report on the quality, quantity of the received commodities and ensure that quantities dispatched as per consignor’s and endorse documents. 
•    Maintain clean and pest-free storing conditions and ensure good warehousing practices.
•    Supervise the off-loading/loading and stacking of the commodities, follow up tracking of the commodities in pipeline and report back to the appropriate personnel. 
•    Control incoming goods and non-food items by such methods as physical counts, random weight checks, rejection of any spoiled commodity, reconditioning of underweight bags as per management suggestions, etc. 
•    Sign on the waybills of receive and dispatch cargoes. 
•    Deliver goods on request against official and approved documentation. 
•    Keep and update records on stack cards, stock ledger and/or computer inventory lists by adhering WFP standard procedures and cooperative system regularly. 
•    Make periodic physical inventory checks and timely report of daily dispatch and food movements (DSMR) reports. 
•    Liaise and coordinate with program colleagues, transporters, CPs, and others on matters pertaining to logistics operations. 
•    Report on and, in consultation with others, take appropriate action for the disposal of spoilt commodities as per WFP’s procedures.
•    Take appropriate precaution measures of COVID-19 and social distancing as per needed.
•    Provide overall supervision of warehouse staff and train to other Logistics Tallies and casual laborers etc... 
•    Timely capture of the data into WFP’s LESS system for warehouse activities. (Food receiving, dispatching, handover to CPs and, etc.)
•    Support on the logistics works and handle other warehouse operations based on needs.
•    Perform other related duties as required.



Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
Language: Good written and verbal communication skills in English. Knowledge of local language is an asset.


• Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
• Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
• Experience in managing inventories.
• Experience in processing invoices.


The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change. 

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. At WFP, we are driven and defined by our mission to fight world hunger, save lives, feed people’s dreams of a brighter future, reduce risk and help enable people, communities and countries meet their own food and nutrition needs. WFP goes anywhere it’s needed and does what it takes to get the job done. You will find our people at the heart of every major humanitarian intervention around the world, providing the essential life-saving foundation required for those furthest behind. Each year, we reach an average of 80 million people with food assistance in around 80 countries. Delivering our mission requires deep respect for personal and cultural differences and close collaboration between every member of our global team. While the 16,000-people working for WFP reflect the rich diversity of the world in which we work, the vital importance of our shared mission underpins a remarkably close community of purpose.

The World Food Programme (WFP) is offering life-changing job opportunities you are unlikely to find in other organizations. Working at WFP will give you the opportunity to work beyond your expectations, to be enriched by truly meaningful work and deepen your professional expertise.


All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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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