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 RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive) :
g. waybills and / or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES :
Make our mission visible in everyday actions
Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.
Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
Create an inclusive culture
Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback
Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
Create an I will / We will spirit
Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.
Encourage innovation & creative solutions
Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
Focus on getting results
Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
Make commitments and make good on commitments
Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.
Connect and share across WFP units
Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
Build strong external partnerships
Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
Be politically agile & adaptable
Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships
Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES :
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Supply Chain Management and Optimization
Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
Planning, Project & Resource
Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
Information Management & Reporting
Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution
Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE :
STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS :
Warehouse and Inventory Management
Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
Technical Assistance and Coordination
Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.
Education : Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.
Deadline for application : 31 / 03 / 2020
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.