LOGISTICS ASSISTANT COMMODITY MANAGEMENT

June 6, 2024
Application deadline closed.
Deadline date:
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda is a non-profit, non-governmental organization
working with humanitarian and development partners to address the needs of conflict-affected
populations, rural and urban poor communities in Uganda to address their real needs in areas of
health, nutrition, food security and livelihoods, environmental health, protection, and
psychosocial support and research.
AFOD Uganda is looking for dynamic, experienced, and qualified Ugandans to fill the position of
Logistics Assistant (Commodity Management).

Terms of Reference (TOR)
Reports to: Logistics Officer
Location: Moyo/Obongi & Adjumani Field Offices
Job Summary / Purpose: Coordinate day-to-day Logistics – Commodity Management with WFP
ensuring management of commodities stored at all FDPs under the Area of Operations, including
receipt and accounting.

Major Duties and responsibilities
• Ensure accurate daily and weekly reports on food and NFIs in the AFOD stores are shared
with WFP and ensure that internal control systems are functioning and all relevant records
are maintained;
• Report timely any anomaly encountered from/by transporters in the delivery of cargo from
EDPs and finally to the FDPs.
• Ensure utilization of AFOD documents for supply chain transactions as per WFP rules and
regulations (waybills, LTI, stock reports, loss reports, etc.).
• Ensure daily and monthly reconciliation of stock reports with the commodity-tracking unit.
• Institute loss mitigation measures, loss analysis and reporting,
• Regularly monitor and supervise the activities of food handling at all FDPs;
• Offer support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and
facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
• Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies for General Food
Distribution.
• Support in managing, securing, and accounting for all General Food Distribution NFIs stored
at FDPs
• Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes,
and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all inquiries
with a high standard of client service mindset

• Perform any other duties as deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualification
• Hold a University Degree in either of the following fields: Accounts, Procurement &
Logistics, Computer Science, Statistics, or any other related field obtained from a
recognized Institution or a Diploma in Accounts, Procurement & Logistics, Computer
Science, Statistics, or any other related field obtained from a recognized Institution,
coupled with longer relevant working experience;
• A minimum of four years of relevant working experience in a relevant field gained from a
reputable organization;
• Ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance to
manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and
ensure loss mitigation; train laborers on appropriate staking methods; identification of
potential risks and take remedial actions; coordinate with transporters and accountability
for commodities within the warehouse.

Core Competences
In addition to the above qualifications and experience, the applicant should possess the following
core competencies:
• Good working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Packages and other Networking
Operating Systems.
• Excellent command of both written & oral English is essential.
• Ability and willingness to live and work in remote field locations under basic conditions.
• Well-developed interpersonal and team skills.
• The ability to present concise reports, sometimes on short notice.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit your application to recruitments_ug@afodi.org or by hand delivery to AFOD
Moyo/Obongi Field Office located at the Palorinya base camp & Adjumani Field Office.
Applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Officer. Include a cover letter clearly
stating the position, a CV (with 3 referees and their functional email contacts), and copies of
academic qualifications/certificates.
• Deadline for submission: 12th June 2024 at Mid-day