Deadline: 26 November 2019
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Officer (Warehousing) in Mombasa, Kenya.
The Logistics Officer will focus on one specific area of logistics (i.e. budget preparation and management, commodity and warehouse management, supply chain, fleet and workshop management, port operation management, logistics cluster and information management) or manage teams within logistics operations to ensure supply chain strategies are implemented.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Logistics Officer Associate will perform the following functions-
- Ensure the integrity of transport information and communication from shipping, transport units and warehouse teams including commodity tracking in WFP standard systems.
- Coordinate logistics, port operation, warehouse management support services in the area of assignment. collect information and conduct market surveys for logistics services (transport, warehousing, Fumigation, …etc to assist CO in awarding competitive and cost-efficient service providers).
- Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives.
- Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
- Implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse in accordance to WFP guidelines and RFQs.
- In the event of food safety incidents, support investigation exercises to enable lessons learned to be documented and shared, to reduce re-occurrence of the incident.
- Prepare evidenced based recommendations for head of the office on tools to enable rapid response to the situations with food safety concerns.
- Prepare evidenced based recommendations for senior staff on control measures to combat and reduce food commodity losses and food quality and safety issues.
- Provide trainings to WFP staff and external stakeholders on the key areas, such as quality control, food processing, loss prevention and mitigation, to build local capacity.
Applicants must have:
- University degree in business administration, engineering, computer science, statistics or economics (preferably transport economics), or equivalent professional experience or extensive relevant logistics experience).
- At least 9 year’s experience in warehouse managerial/supervisory role, with progressively increasing responsibilities in the warehouse operations.
- Hands on experience in Warehouse Management systems implementation.
- Strong analytical, networking, and coordination skills with excellent written and oral communication.
- Experience in coaching and mentoring junior staff.
- Leadership, ability to work within and lead a team, strong drive for results, cultural sensitivity.
- Working knowledge (proficiency/Level C) of English (enter other WFP language, if applicable) is required.
- Basic knowledge of (enter secondary WFP language, if applicable) would be a plus.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WFP.