Uganda: Logistics Assistant (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)
|Closing Date : 2017-01-13|
Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda
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Organization: Mercy Corps
Closing date: 13 Jan 2017
Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006. It has and continues to implement programs in Acholi and Karamoja sub regions. Mercy Corps is taking a community-led, market driven approach to address poverty and food insecurity needs through interventions that get to the root causes and contributing factors of economic vulnerability. Donors include the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the European Commission (EC), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC).
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Logistics Assistant will ensure smooth operations of MC stores and assets managing the receipt, dispatch and inventory keeping of all goods and assets that are delivered to Kotido and also materials that enter into the storage facilities and assets in use. Through implementing Mercy Corps Warehouse and asset procedures the Logistics assistant will ensures that all inventories will be accounted for in accordance to MC and donor requirements.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Follow the Mercy Corps Warehouse Policy and Procedures Guidelines
Daily coordination of MC logistics, warehouse and Assets activities;
Ensure the timely delivery of supplies to respective Projects with the coordination of procurement department and MC transport pool.
Has a full understanding of MC warehouse and assets policies and formats.
Maintain the Assets and inventory and prepare the reports on a weekly basis;
Perform all other activities necessary to ensure the smooth stores operation;
Interacts with suppliers in the receiving and inspection of goods Signs and issues GRNs.
Receive the goods as per the description on the purchase order/request. Inspects goods upon delivery and rejects inadequate, broken, lower quality and other items not meeting the requirements of the order;
Dispatch goods from the warehouse using appropriate MC procedures, Store Release forms, Waybills and update Stock Records.
Prepare report of monthly stocks and assets report, end of grant stocks, fiscal year physical counts and other physical counts, as instructed by supervisor.
Display bin cards on each item in the warehouse;
Maintain physical and electronic copies of inventory, as per formats and forms provided in the Warehouse Manual ;
Coordinate with the Logistics Officer for transportation arrangement for dispatches ;
Generate way bills and gate passes for all items and assets leaving the premises.
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in Uganda.
Perform driving duties in times when the drivers are away on leave
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Diploma in Logistics, finance business administration or any other relevant field
2 years Logistics experience or related field.
Basic computer skills in MS Office applications
Fluency in written and spoken English
Good analytical and information management skills.
Attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines.
Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgment
Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks
Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with project personnel
Good spoken and written English
Computer literate and strong organizational skills.
How to apply:
Applications:Submit your application through email to firstname.lastname@example.org to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.
Deadline for Submission:Close of business on Friday, 13thJanuary, 2017.
Subject of email should include the position you are applying for**.** Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.