Save The Children

Supply Chain Assistant (Warehouse Management)

Save The Children

Job Description

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, Nutrition, education, protection and Child Rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

ROLE PURPOSE: The Supply Chain Assistant is a member of the Logistics team, and is responsible for warehousing of all materials, implementing all the procedures set for documentation, movement of goods, arrangements of stores, Asset Management and safety of goods in the warehouse Contract Duration: 12 Months Location: Borao KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Receive all incoming Medical Supplies; inspect and verify for conformity to order specifications and delivery notes
  • Act as custodian and controller for all the medical items in Save the Children warehouse(s) in Burao.
  • Identification of medical supplies on receipt and dispatch
  • Responsible for Burao office asset management
  • Record all goods received are recorded in standard Save the Children templates [GRN] goods received note
  • Ensure appropriate packing and loading of medical supplies for dispatch and supervise material loading and unloading
  • Assign storage locations for all goods received and ensure that they are handled as per Save the Children procedures of safety, security, accountability and transparency
  • Record all goods dispatched by Save the Children in the standard templates
  • Ensure that all store transaction paper works are kept files as per SC filing system
  • Issue/distribute materials, products, parts and supplies to field staff, based on Save the Children standard requisition procedures
  • Supervise and train field storekeepers and conduct relevant trainings where possible.
  • Undertake field visits to remove medical stores for proper field level Supply Management.
  • Ensure the proper labelling and storage of drugs and supplies in the warehouse and make sure that drugs are used before their expiry dates
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly stock physical counts.
  • Ensure to produce monthly and biweekly stores reports and share with respective program team teams.
Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Diploma in Stores Management/ Pharmacology /Medical Diploma or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience Medical Stock Management and Logistics with UN/ INGOs/LNGOs or Drug Companies.
  • Proficiency in using Computer Applications
  • Good written and spoken English and Somali
  • Computer literate
  • Willing to work extra odd hours.
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child Protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

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.

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