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TYPE OF CONTRACT:
DUTY STATION (City, Country):
Multiple Locations, Cameroon
NUMBER OF POSITION:
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 Cameroon, the WFP Cameroon Country Strategic Plan [CSP] (2018 – 2021 endeavours to ensure that targeted food-insecure and vulnerable populations benefit from more sustainable and inclusive food systems and increased resilience to shocks to meet their food and nutrition needs. Under this CSP, WFP will design and implement interventions to address food and nutrition security challenges, from production through to consumption.
In line with the CSP, WFP will apply its vast comparative advantages including experiences in delivery of food assistance to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable in timely, innovative, cost effective and sustainable ways, its deep field presence, logistics and supply chain, partnerships and relationships with national and regional authorities to; a) strengthen national systems and capacities to deliver food and nutrition security; b) contribute to greater efficiency in crisis response interventions; c) ensure access to nutritious food rather than provision while building the national capacities and systems for social protection, emergency preparedness and response and government-led programmes and services; and d) increase resilience by focusing on food systems rather than access to food, through development of integrated solutions that can be scaled up by Government and the private sector.
World Food Programme Cameroon implements operations in different regions of the country including South-West and North-West Regions. In the South-West region, WFP has a Field Office located in Buea (Fako division) and is responsible for operations in the region. WFP is providing food assistance to about 80,000 beneficiaries assisted through General Food Assistance, Nutrition and Cash Based Transfers under COVID19 support. To better position it to serve the population assisted, WFP has established a warehouse at Mutengene for storage of food from the Douala corridor and to facilitate dispatches in the whole region.
These jobs are found in WFP warehouses. The job holders report to the
JOB PURPOSE: To tally commodities and assist in stacking and physical inventory activities to maximise accuracy and efficiency of commodity management.
Why work with us?
WFP provides food assistance to more than 86 million people in 83 countries, including Cameroon. Your work will have a positive impact on lives of the world’s most vulnerable people.
You will join a diverse team of professionals and will have an opportunity to exchange your experiences with your colleagues and continuously learning from each other.
WFP invests in the training and development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, mentorship and other programs as well as through international mobility opportunities.
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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are the key deliverables:
Tally receipt/dispatch of commodities including transformation of commodities during internal milling operations, identify and report to the supervisor any anomalies, to support accurate and effective commodity management in the warehouse.
Implement and maintain accurate stacking and assist in conducting periodic physical inventory checks following the established guidelines and standards, to support compliance with internal control procedures and systems.
Prepare accurate tally reports including efficient preparation and distribution of tally sheets to relevant parties, to ensure consistent and prompt accountability for commodity movement from/to and storage in the warehouse.
Supervise the warehouse cleaning after loading/unloading and reconstitution exercises, to ensure WFP warehouse meets the established standards.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Completion of secondary school education. A certificate in the related functional area (Supply chain, etc.) with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
At least 2 years of work experience in logistics, supply chain or relative business stream.
Technical Knowledge & Skills:
Experience in conducting basic logistics activities.
- Demonstrated competence in use of spreadsheets, data presentation and reporting skills.
- Experience in stock receipts and dispatches is desirable.
Excellent knowledge of English, French and/or pidgin. Practical knowledge is desirable.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
16 September 2022
Ref.: VA 172920
Kindly note the only documents you need to submit at this time are your CV and Cover Letter****. Additional documents such as passport, recommendation letters, academic certificates, etc may potentially be requested at a future time.
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