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Storekeepers- Assistant (Tanzania Nationals Only) - Tanzania

Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. 

 NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. 

In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs 
Political instability in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has caused a large number of refugees to seek protection in Tanzania. 

NRC opened an operational office in Kibondo, North Western Tanzania, in November 2016 and resumed responsibilities for Camp Management and WASH in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp from May 2017.

The Position (Storekeeper- Assistant ) is therefore required to support the establishment of these activities in the camp. All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.

Job description
1. Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
2. Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
4. Ensure proper filing of documents
5. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
6. Perform according to the work and development plan
7. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
8. Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes (e.g. in warehouse management);
9. Organize warehouses in the camp according to NRC’s policy and procedures
10. Account for all goods received and dispatched from NRC storage locations
11. Keep up to date stock count
12. Ensure clean and safe storage of items
13. Ensure staff's security in the warehouse
14. Foresee a minimum stock/inventory in coordination with the supervisor in order to avoid understocking
15. Receive goods in the warehouse in coordination with procurement and programme departments.
16. Manage the team for loading and offloading of goods in the warehouse
17. Assist in managing all stock tools, in both soft copies and hard copies
18. Prepare good received notes and all related documentation
19. Provide input to weekly and monthly field stock reports tracing movements of stock and stock balance
20. Verify and follow up and update stock cards and bin cards at camp level.
21. Record daily stock entry and exits according to day to day activity and different projects at field level

• Minimum 2 years of experience from working as storekeeper in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Fluency in English and Kiswahili, both written and verbal
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Experienced with Warehousing management
• Able to prioritize and plan ahead
• Accurate filing skills
• Competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)

Education field

Personal qualities
• Managing resources to optimize results
• Planning and delivering results
• Empowering and building trust
• Communicating with impact and respect

We offer
• Duty station: Nyarugusu, Kasulu District
• Commencement: 1st July 2017
• Contract duration: 6 months’ contract with possibility of extension subject to funding availability
• Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions in Tanzania. 

The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Tanzania