Job Vacancy: Warehouse Assistant


Job Vacancy: Job title: Warehouse Assistant

Job description: Company Overview

Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organisation committed to ending world hunger. For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have been working to fight undernutrition and support communities affected by crisis across the globe.

We carry out innovative, lifesaving programmes in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Disaster risk reduction, Mental Health and Care Practices, Food security and Livelihoods and Social Protection.

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Action Against Hunger began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming.

In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security and livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities.

Action Against Hunger Nigeria programme is supported by FCDO, ECHO, GAC, BHA, SDC, UNICEF, EU, AFD, SIDA and GFFO.

Action Against Hunger is currently looking to fill the role of Warehouse Assistant to provide support to the Logistics team to support effective implementation for program activities in Borno.

Position Details

Reporting to: Warehouse Officer

Proposed start date: February 2022

Work location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Starting Gross Basic Salary 183,056 NGN per month (excluding other benefits)

Key responsibilities

  • Identify the items entering and leaving and check the quality, quantity and documentation;
  • Report any problems with quality, quantity or documentation immediately;
  • Provide support to Warehouse officer on update the SFU;
  • Update any database upon request in the framework of storage management;
  • Keep stocks forms bin cards, stock cards etc. up to date;
  • Restrict entry into storage facilities and keep keys for the storage facilities;
  • Supervise the use-by dates of food and medicine, ensuring proper stock rotation. Advise Logistics Assistant whenever expiry dates are approaching (within 2 months);
  • Conduct monthly physical inventory of all items in stock and anytime upon request or convenience;
  • Identify stock that is not being utilized and report to warehouse officer;
  • Daily store supervision ensuring it is clean, organized and is regularly ventilated;
  • Separate foodstuffs from other stock and pay special attention to dangerous goods;
  • Ensure storage facilities are free from 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 logistics officer and program teams;
  • Ensure budget holders personally conduct a physical review any stock they have requested and sign the necessary documentation;
  • Directly supervise the process of loading and unloading, including casual worker request, attendance sheets and ensuring timely payment is made.

Position Requirements

  • Diploma in a related field with at least 1 year proven experience in stock management;
  • Sound knowledge of general storage procedures;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft and Excel Packages;
  • Capacity to be flexible and adaptable;
  • Highly organized;
  • Good communication skills in both written and oral English and excellent in Hausa or Kanuri language.

The deadline for this position is Monday, 31st January 2022.

Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

This is an emergency recruitment and we are looking to fill this role as soon as possible. Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.

Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply

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Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 23:03:15 GMT

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