Job Opportunity at WFP as a Logistics Assistant

Date limite : 21 juin 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: World Food Program

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Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity at WFP as a Logistics Assistant

WFP announces a job opportunity to work as a logistics assistant. The world food program Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, school feeding, nutrition, food for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers and safety nets. This position is open to qualified Somali candidates.


You must have: 

  • Completed a secondary school education. A post-secondary secondary training or certificate in the related functional field is desirable.
  • At least four years of progressively of responsible support experience in logistics operations and it's preferred to have experience in cash-based transfers and retail management. 
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.
  • Sound knowledge in innovative developments in cash-based transfers technologies and retail engagement strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in retailer on boarding process, retailer relationship management and supply chain and corridor monitoring.
  • It's preferred to have hands on logistics experience in the UN or INGOs.

Your Responsibilities:

 Under the direct supervision of the national logistics officer and the overall supervision of the Head of Hargeisa AO, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Assist and monitor retailer’s performance in the implementation of their activities for Cash Based Transfers (CBT).
  2. Carry out retailer monitoring and shop visits to assess the retailer’s adherence to the retailers code of conduct.
  3. Assist in the follow-up of any complaints from the beneficiary hotlines and retailers and provide feedback.
  4. Assist in the monitoring of market prices, checking the availability of commodities, food quality, food expiry dates and general hygiene at retailer shops.
  5. Assist in the capacity building and training of retailers in the use of point of sale machines.
  6. Assist retailers in checking their transactions and the correct uploading of reports. Ensure that all transactions sent by retailers have been correctly uploaded in the system and provide feedback to retailers.
  7. Keep a clear inventory of all retailer point of sale machines in use.
  8. Support on E-commerce and ensure all retailers across the country are registered on the WFP application.
  9. Train retailers and beneficiaries on the use of the WFP application.
  10. Provide support to logistics operations and activities to ensure the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  11. Provide assistance during operational planning and monthly food dispatches from the warehouse.
  12. Assist in the capturing receipt of commodities in the corporate information system.
  13. Work closely with the warehouse team to ensure no discrepancies exist between the physical and systems stocks.
  14. Prepare customs clearance documentation for food and non-food items.
  15. Work closely with concerned line ministries to ensure customs clearance approvals are obtained on time.
  16. Maintain filing systems and archives for easy retrieval of information.
  17. Perform any other related duties as required.

About World Food Program:

The World Food Program (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. According to the WFP, it provides food assistance to an average of 91.4 million people in 83 countries each year. From its headquarters in Rome and from more than 80 country offices around the world, the WFP works to help people who cannot produce or obtain enough food for themselves and their families. It is a member of the United Nations development group and part of its executive committee.

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Pays éligible: Soumalie


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