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Warehouse Officer – Uganda | ReliefWeb

Warehouse Officer

Save the Children is seeking job applications for a Warehouse Officer. The Warehouse Officer will be responsible for the overall Warehouse and logistical support. He/she performs a wide variety of tasks in his/her daily work. The Warehouse Officer is accountable and responsible for inventory management including; planning, monitoring usage levels, managing warehouse facilities, and reviewing the quality and efficiency of warehouse activities in line with SCI policies and procedures. Performance of tasks shall be executed in a manner that promotes value for money in accordance to SCI standards.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Procurement and Supply chain management, Procurement and Logistics Management, Administration Experience in Logistics/ warehouse management will be an added advantage.

  • At least 2 years’ relevant working experience, preferably with International NGOs, and good understanding of major donor’s financial requirements, conditions and government budgets and tax policies.

Desirable

  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to generate financial reports and meet set deadlines and with good integrity.

  • Team player with good interpersonal/ communication, documentation and facilitation skills and the ability to work under minimum supervision in a team.

  • Computer literary and fluency in English are a MUST.

  • Ability to maintain personal professional development and competencies on financial issues.

  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage

  • Strong analytical skills and planning abilities.

  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

  • Commitment to Save the Children values

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on August 14, 2022 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS41Nzg0NS4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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