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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

AAHI Warehouse Officer Vacancy in Kakuma, Kenya

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an international not-for-profit humanitarian and development agency with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, and Zambia.
AAH-I has a long experience of partnering with UNHCR in delivering humanitarian assistance in South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia and Somalia.
Action Africa Help International has been awarded a contract by UNHCR Kakuma to implement logistics and warehouse interventions for the refugee camp.
AAH-I is seeking a qualified candidate for the following position:
Job Title: Warehouse Officer
Grade: AH 6
Department: Operations
Reports to: Operations Manager
Staff reporting to this post: Warehouse Clerk and Store keeper
Liaises with: Workshop Officer; Logistics Officer
Duty Station: Kakuma, Kenya
Job Summary: The Warehouse Officer will be responsible for managing the Warehouse Staff and facilities and ensuring that safety is always observed and warehouse well secured.
S/he will check and inspect all goods received for quality and specification as per bill of loading/packing list/waybills/invoice and ensure proper recording.
The role is responsible for managing the stores paper work and preparing stock reports on a weekly and
monthly basis.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Checking and inspecting of all goods received for quantity and specification as per bill of
    loading/packing list/waybills/invoice and ensuring proper recording.
  • Ensuring that fumigation is done when necessary, extinguishers well positioned and checked
    regularly, warehouse and surroundings always clean and well-lit and preventing unauthorized
    persons entering the warehouse.
  • Inventory is done to ascertain the correctness of stock with records at any point in time and for
    damages or otherwise.
  • Ensuring proper stacking/packing, spacing is done to allow verification and free movement and avoid
    accident.
  • Ensuring that safety is always observed and warehouse well secured.
  • Preparing stock report on weekly basis and ensuring that records are well maintained.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor from time to time.
Expected Results
  • Performance of Warehouse Staff is to the expected AAHI standards and security of the facilities is
    secure and safe.
  • All goods received are checked for quantity and specification as per bill of loading/packing
    list/waybills/invoice and are properly recorded.
  • All goods issued are certified and checked for quantity and are authorized and recorded.
  • Regular Inventory conducted to ascertain the correctness of stock with records at any point in
    time and for damages where needed.
  • Weekly/monthly stock report are prepared and records well maintained.
  • Proper stacking/packing, spacing is done to allow verification and free movement and accidents
    avoided.
  • Safety measures always observed and warehouse is well secured.
  • Weekly/monthly warehouse reports submitted on time.
Qualifications
  • University degree in Logistics/Warehouse Management/Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in warehouse management or comparable role.
Skills and Competencies
  • Experience in Logistics/Warehouse management
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, email, internet and computer
    applications)
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Good organisational and team skills.
  • Highly organised
  • Attention to detail
  • INGO experience and understanding of humanitarian sector- an added advantage.
  • Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s vision, mission and values.
Application Instructions
Kenyan nationals and candidates currently based in Kakuma are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org
or drop off their applications to Action Africa Help Kenya, Kakuma NCCK compound.
The Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for.
Deadline for applications is 20th February 2017. AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer.
Only those selected for the interviews will be contacted.
AAH-I does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.

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