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GIK Warehouse Supervisor

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

Purpose of the position:

Responsible to manage receipts, storage, distribution, monitoring, accounting, documentation and reporting associated with non-food commodities received at WVI – Malawi. MAIN WAREHOUSE

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format – 1-10 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

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Plan for the proper commodity management and accounting system with the identification of relevant formats, procedures and inspection of warehouses and equipment


Coordinate Distribution Centre/warehouse activities with special focus on receipts, dispatches, inventory management with no waste or unnecessary expenses. Formulate regular monthly, quarterly and annual reports.



Manage warehouse staff and Conduct regular warehouse trainings for the Warehouse staff and other staff in the regulations and requirements of warehouse management.



Participate in the National office RAPIDS Response Team when called upon.



Coordinate physical counts on all the commodities on a monthly and as required basis whenever the tally clerk have stacked and dispatched any commodities.



Ensure that first-in-first -out (FIFO) delivery system is implemented, unless in special circumstance of where shelf – life is considered.



Ensure that a warehouse is safe and in order, well maintained and that roof, windows and doors are all in good shape to provide basic safety to the commodities.



Develop the distribution schedule immediately the allocation plan is approved, plan for action for GIK deliveries and requirements and other necessary areas as required.



Coordinate the timely clearance of all GIK shipments received in Malawi and ensuring that there is no demurrage



Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Supervisor.


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Attend and participate in weekly chapel and daily devotional meetings

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Computer Literacy …

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Experience in logistics, to prevent unnecessary transport costing

  • Must possess good negotiating and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be in a position to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work long hours and able to cope with working stress

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • A minimum of three years work experience in third world setting required (preferably in Africa).

  • Requires at least a diploma or the equivalent and experience in Non Food and Food programming, commodity accounting and supply chain management.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: Diploma in CIPS, Stores Management or Management Studies

  • Technical Training qualifications required: CTS Certification

  • Experience: 2-3 years of experience in stores Management or related field

  • Preferred: Logistics Management