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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Warehouse Assistant Job at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Warehouse Assistant

Jobs at:
Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Deadline of this Job:
5th April 2018

Duty Station:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary: The Warehouse Assistant will carry out the three-fold role of handling of Goods-In, Storage and Stock Control as well as handling Goods-out of the warehouse.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Goods In
  • Tasked with loading and unloading goods from delivery vans or lorries
  • Checking that the correct quantity and type of goods have been received
  • Recording any damaged, missing or faulty goods
  • Signing the delivery form, once satisfied that the goods are complete and issuing Goods Received Note accordingly
  • Moving the goods to the correct area in the warehouse, either manually or using mechanical handling equipment
  • Labeling goods.
    Storage & Stock Control
  • Allocating storage space to goods
  • Relocating and re-stacking goods to make space for a new delivery
  • Keeping records (often both manually and computerized) of goods, their location and quantity
  •  Undertaking stock taking as and when scheduled
  • Re-ordering if stock levels fall too low.
    Goods Out
  • Picking goods that have been ordered
  •  Keeping records of goods which have been picked / requested out
  • Preparing despatch notes and labels
  • Moving and stacking goods ready for delivery, either by hand or using machinery.
General Responsibilities:
  • Compliance with security procedures and health & safety
  •  Maintaining the warehouse in a tidy state and clearing away packing material and debris
  • Using computerized systems and any other technology to record goods movement.
  • Integrate best practices in handling warehouse materials.
    Others: In addition to these duties, the Warehouse Assistant may have the additional responsibility for:
  • Liaising with manufacturers, distributors and suppliers
  •  Arranging carriage or actually delivering goods to the Kyaka II Office sub offices
  • Quality control of goods in and/or goods out
  •  Maintenance of stable conditions or temperatures (e.g. for perishable food items, chemicals or drugs).
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Warehouse Assistant job placement must hold a relevant University degree
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be sent to  clearly indicating position name in the subject line.