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• The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
Tally Assistant
o Job TypeFull Time
o QualificationSecondary School (SSCE)
o LocationBorno
o Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial

Requisition # 105187
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: G2

Organizational Context
o These jobs are found in WFP warehouses. The job holders report to the Storekeeper.
Job Purpose
o To tally commodities and assist in stacking and physical inventory activities to maximise accuracy and efficiency of commodity management.
Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
o Tally receipt/dispatch of commodities including transformation of commodities during internal milling operations, identify and report to the supervisor any anomalies, to support accurate and effective commodity management in the warehouse.
o Implement and maintain accurate stacking and assist in conducting periodic physical inventory checks following the established guidelines and standards, to support compliance with internal control procedures and systems.
o Prepare accurate tally reports including efficient preparation and distribution of tally sheets to relevant parties, to ensure consistent and prompt accountability for commodity movement from/to and storage in the warehouse.
o Supervise the warehouse cleaning after loading/unloading and reconstitution exercises, to ensure WFP warehouse meets the established standards.
4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities
Purpose:
o Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
o Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
o Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
o Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.
People:
o Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
o Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
o Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
o Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.
Performance:
o Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
o Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
o Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
o Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.
Partnership:
o Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
o Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
o Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
o Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
Functional Capabilities
o Capability Name: Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
o Supply Chain Management and Optimization: Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
o Planning, Project & Resource Management: Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
o Information Management & Reporting: Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
o Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
o Warehouse and Inventory Management: Demonstrates ability to carry out day to day activities around warehouse and inventory management in a manner that complies with WFP’s operational warehouse procedures.
o Technical Assistance and Coordination: Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.
Standard Minimum Qualifications
o Education: Completion of secondary school education.
o Language: Fluency (level C) in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.
Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role:
o Experience in conducting basic logistics activities (tallying).
Other Specific Job Requirements:
o This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job: reliable working environment.
Terms and Conditions
o Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year.
o WFP offers an attractive compensation package. For more details please visit International Civil Service Commision website: http://icsc.un.org (link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/nigeria.htm)
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Storekeeper, G4
o Job TypeFull Time
o QualificationSecondary School (SSCE)
o LocationBorno
o Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Ref Id: 105186
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Organizational Context
o These jobs are found in WFP warehouses. Job holders report to the Warehouse Management Assistant/Associate or the designate.
o Job holders are exposed to all phases of the warehouse operations and work with minimum supervision.
o They may provide supervision and on-the-job training to other warehouse staff.
Job Purpose
o To handle receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse standards and established guidelines.
Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
o Effectively receive/dispatch commodities including transhipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
o Prepare, verify and sign off warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate warehouse transaction records to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
o Conduct daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
o Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly and analyse reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to enable informed decision-making.
o Implement appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities, to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
o Monitor condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate actions, to support efficient warehouse space-planning and well-organized commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.
o Provide guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their development and high performance.
4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities
Purpose:
o Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
o Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
o Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
o Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.
People:
o Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
o Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
o Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
o Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.
Performance:
o Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
o Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
o Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
o Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.
Partnership:
o Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
o Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
o Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
o Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.
Functional Capabilities
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level:
o Supply Chain Management and Optimization: Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
o Planning, Project & Resource Management: Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
o Information Management & Reporting: Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
o Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
o Warehouse and Inventory Management: Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
o Technical Assistance and Coordination: Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.
Standard Minimum Qualifications
o Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
o Language: Fluency (level C) in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.
Desired Experiences for Entry Into the Role:
o Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
o Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
o Experience in managing inventories.
o Experience in processing invoices.
Method of Application
Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.
o Tally Assistant
o Storekeeper, G4
Note: Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

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