Storekeeper (Talent Pool) SC5 – Various Locations job at WFP

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JOB DETAIL

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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ABOUT WFP AND THE TALENT POOL

The Talent Pool is an excellent opportunity for a career within WFP. WFP Zimbabwe is building a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in working with WFP. Successful candidates will be placed in a roster for a period of three years and two years for female and male candidates respectively, ready for deployment whenever a Fixed Term, Service Contract (SC) or Special Service Agreement (SSA) positions arise. Selected candidates may be posted in any of our WFP offices in Zimbabwe.

Job Title: Storekeeper

Grade: Level 5

Type of Contract: Service Contract or Special Service Agreement

Duration: 1 year

Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe

Date of Publication: 12 June 2024

Deadline of Application: 25 June 2024

WFP encourages female candidates and candidates with disabilities to apply.

This vacancy announcement is open to Zimbabwean nationals ONLY.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

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.

In Zimbabwe, WFP has a strong track record of delivering food assistance and managing supply chains during crises, while building resilience to shocks among vulnerable communities. The July 2022-December 2026 Country Strategic Plan (CSP) provides a road map to promote shock-responsive social protection and sustainable and resilient food systems. The July 2022-December 2026 articulates collaborative efforts to better anticipate future needs, improve data and forecasting and strengthen livelihoods and local capacities to withstand, respond to and adapt more readily to sudden or chronic stresses. WFP will support informed decision making on food security and nutrition in Zimbabwe, and will integrate nutrition, gender, protection and inclusion, youth engagement, technological innovation and decentralized zero hunger action throughout the plan. WFP will establish new partnerships and leverage existing ones to their full potential, including those with the other Rome-based and other United Nations agencies.

WFP Zimbabwe’s July 2022-December 2026 CSP focuses on the below areas:

  • Social and humanitarian assistance for food-and nutrition-insecure populations in targeted rural and urban areas.
  • Support to urban food insecure households for resilient livelihoods.
  • Support to rural communities for climate resilient livelihoods, sustainable management of natural resources and enhanced participation in local markets and value chains.
  • Collaboration with national actors to enhance capacities to develop, coordinate and implement well-informed, effective and equitable actions for achieving food and nutrition security.
  • Services to humanitarian and development actors in Zimbabwe so they can implement their programmes and provide support to their beneficiaries in an efficient, effective and reliable way at all times, including during crises

JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and ensure implementation of the best storage management practices and compliance with WFP warehouse guidelines and standards.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Coordinate and/or 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. Review, verify and sign off warehouse and transport documents, and ensure accurate maintenance of confidential files and warehouse transaction records to enable 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. Support regular physical stock inventory exercise, to ensure compliance with IPSAS and standard business requirements.
6. Implement appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities, to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established procedures.
7. 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.
8. Provide supervision, guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff supporting their development and high performance.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing and Supply, Business Management or equivalent.
Language: Fluency in English language. knowledge of any local language is desired.

Experience: At least 5 years in logistics or supply chain operations.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

• Experience using logistics databases to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.
• 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.
• Experience in providing technical business support in corporate systems.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Qualified candidates are requested to submit their application via E- Recruitment attaching a signed application letter, a Curriculum Vitae and a signed Personal History Form (P11) available at http://www.unon.org/docs/P11

This advert is open to nationals of Zimbabwe Only.

Female candidates with relevant qualifications and experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

WFP DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline for applications: 25 June 2024

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WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

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.

Harare, Zimbabwe
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