Warehouse Officer at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.Now, and for the future.  Mercy Corps has worked in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Warehouse OfficerLocation: Maiduguri - BornoProgram/Department SummaryWith the insurgency affecting North East Nigeria and displacing millions of people, Mercy Corps is expanding its humanitarian programming to support the conflict-affected population in Borno. In response to the ongoing crisis,Mercy Corps is scaling-up food security, non-food items, nutrition, protection, livelihoods, and water sanitation hygiene (WASH) activities in Dikwa, Ngala, and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State to address emergency needs.General Position SummaryMercy Corps is looking for a Warehouse Officer responsible for overseeing and managing the provision of materials, equipment, and supplies for all Mercy Corps programs in Dikwa/NgalaThe Warehouse Officer will oversee the reception, storage and distribution of all items and supervise warehouse staff.Essential Job FunctionsMaintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational policies and procedures.Complies with Mercy Corps warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement when needed.Preparing monthly or biweekly reports that analyze variances; initiating corrective actions.Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional development.Builds and maintains external partners  hence builds on  collaboration , influencing and impactContributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Handle all record keeping and tracking within the required timeframeCoordinate laborer’s activities and ensure there are enough laborers to support that activities (loading, unloading, restacking, etc)Conduct a physical count of commodities on hand at the end of every day or every week as needed, and reconcile that account with information in the NFI Tracking System database.  Report any discrepancies to the Logistics Officer and the Head of Office with reasonable explanations.Regularly compile commodity lost status report, logistics summary and NFI distribution plan and submit all reports to the Deputy Team Leader.Maintain a daily monitoring of NFI items with recording, NFI data management, and any related warehouse duties.Maintain an accurate and consistent filing system of copies of warehouse, handling, transportation, service, and other key contracts, agreements and documents.Attend internal and external coordination meeting as may be requested .Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.Other duties as assignedOrganizational Learning:As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.Accountability to Beneficiaries:Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specificallyto our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. 

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