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Warehouse Assistant

Employer : International Medical Corps (IMC)

Location: Damboa , Borno

Catering/Hospitality
Other Services
Until Jul 21, 2021
Warehouse-Assistant

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Job Description:

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Warehouse Assistant

Location: Damboa, Borno
Department: Logistics / Procurement

Job Summary

  • Reporting directly to Warehouse Officer, Warehouse Assistants perform a number of duties aimed at ensuring that the operations of a warehouse are run smoothly on a daily basis.
  • Their work includes assisting Warehouse Officers and managers in making sure that the flow of goods/food in and out of the warehouse is handled effectively.
  • They control the flow of stock, monitor the coming in and going out of food/goods, and handle stock records within a warehouse environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Take orders from Warehouse Officer or Managers on a daily basis and review them thoroughly
  • Ensure proper loading and unloading of food onto or from the trucks
  • Ensure that the correct quantity has been received by comparing received goods/food quantities with information on the work order/packing list
  • Identify any damaged or missing food/goods cartons and record pertinent information
  • Ensure that delivery forms are signed only upon satisfaction of completed order
  • The move received goods to appropriate storage areas and ensure bin cards are prepared or updated and put accordingly.
  • Make sure that all goods are labeled properly using an appropriate lot and item numbers
  • Allocate storage space for food items based on their types and sizes and expiry dates
  • Isolate and report any broken or damaged food items/goods at the time of order picking
  • Ensure that information of picked goods is recorded in a logbook and submitted to the commodity Warehouse Officer or Manager
  • Identify stock that is not being utilized and report to warehouse officer.
  • Carry out a physical inventory of all items in stock on a weekly, monthly basis, and anytime upon request or convenience.
  • Pay attention to use-by dates of food and medicine, ensuring proper stock rotation. Advise Warehouse Officer whenever expiry dates are approaching (within 2 months).
  • Identify stock that is not being utilized and report to warehouse officer.
  • Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with WFP food transporters to ensure a smooth working environment
  • Maintain stable temperature conditions within the warehouse especially where perishable food items are concerned
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to IMC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in Nigeria.
  • Check daily that the store is clean, organized, and is regularly ventilated
  • Arrange stocks in such a way that they are easy to count, and aisles are accessible
  • Check daily and record the temperature and humidity of the medical and RUTF stores
  • Remove/ separate infected products and inform in writing the Warehouse Officer.
  • Separate foodstuffs from other stock and pay special attention to dangerous goods.
  • Ensure storage facilities are free from rats, rodents, and any other pests which may damage stock and periodically plan for fumigation of storage facilities.
  • Plan for disposal of expired/ infected products in collaboration with the Warehouse officer and program teams.

Communication and teamwork:

  • Ensure good communication with peers and donor’s representatives including Transporters
  • Facilitate harmonious working relationships with partners, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.
  • Report problems encountered in the warehouse or within the team to the Supervisor
  • Propose solutions to solve any problem faced and report them to the Supervisor
  • Participate actively in regular staff and program meetings
  • Prepare weekly team’s work schedule and submit to the Emergency Program Coordinator.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or HND in a numerical discipline or relevant Business field is desired
  • At least 1 year of experience in large-scale Logistics operation, Manufacturing, and or food assistance distribution.
  • Strong organizational skills and discipline to follow outlined procedures; ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills. High computer skills on MS Office (Excel, Words. Outlook) programs.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action as to not delay program activities.
  • A clear understanding of procurement ethics and donor compliance is essential.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the project areas in Borno State is required.
  • Must read and understand and demonstrate the willingness and ability to follow guidelines.
  • Capacity to work under stressful situations and Strong organizational and time management skills and capacity to coordinate work across multiple departments and sites.
  • Experience living in remote or isolated work stations, or insecure locations.

Application Closing Date
21st July, 2021.


Company Name / Industry
Work Type
Work Type: full time
Industry
Industry: Catering/Hospitality
Job Function
Function: Other Services
Work Experience
Years of Experience: 2
Job Level
Job level: 3
Monthly Salary
Deadline of Application
Deadline: July 21, 2021

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Name : International Medical Corps (IMC)
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