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Store Keepers: Nutrition - Somaliland



For Somaliland Residents Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somaliland Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somaliland Residents to fill the following vacancies to be based in different locations (Wajale, Kalabaydh Gabiley Arabsiyo Dacar budhuq Dhimbiriyale Salahlay Baligubadle Balicabane Baki Lughaya Garbo-dadar Ali hyadh Gargaara Gerisa Fadhi xun) Offices, one person per location. It’s highly encouraged for the residents in these places to apply for their respective areas.

Nutrition Store Keeper – 16 Positions

The purpose of the Nutrition store keeper is to manage food commodities received and stored in the nutrition food store in the Health centers and oversee the distribution of the food items to beneficiaries identified by the Nutrition team and received the appropriate ration card. The Nutrition store keeper will also compile commodity reports and shares with the head of Health center and Nutrition supervisor on timely manner. The Nutrition store keeper will also be responsible for monitoring the activities of the community nutrition workers.

Major Responsibilities:

Food and commodity management

  1. Ensure that all commodities and food items received are properly stored in the warehouses

  2. Ensure all the relevant documentations are signed when food is received and issued out.

  3. Ensure all items in the store are kept on pallets and are properly organized

  4. Ensure that all stock cards/ are updated every time food items are received and issued out

  5. Ensure cleanliness, aeration and fumigation of the store to protect the food from getting spoiled

  6. Ensure the safety of the food store and immediately report and issue in the store and loss of food

Assist and coordinate the implementation of WV Nutrition program

  1. Ensure only beneficiaries with the correct ration card are receiving food as per the standard quantity

  2. Ensure the beneficiaries have received the correct food ration in the correct quantity

  3. Ensure that all beneficiaries correct information on how to prepare the food received and the next appointment

Reporting and data management

  1. Ensure each beneficiary signed on the beneficiary list confirming receipt of food

  2. Organize and file the beneficiary cards and other evidences of beneficiaries that are discharged from the program

  3. Compile and submit monthly beneficiary list and way bill reports

  4. Submit the project figures for the next month

Outreach and community mobilization activities

  1. Monitor the activities of the CNWs in the target area through regular meeting, review of their reports and monitoring of their activities

  2. Organize and supervise community nutrition screening activities with CNWs and nutrition staff

  3. Participate in the outreach food distribution activities

  4. Support the CNWs in screening, IYCF counseling and other tasks

  5. Participate in accountability and evaluation activities


  1. Any other task assigned by line manager

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Cross – cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Technical Training qualifications required: At least Diploma in Nutrition, Nursing, ware house management or other social science fields.

  • Experience: 2 years; Two years of experience working in health center or community in management of food or other store especially managing food or medical items.

  • Other:

    • Working knowledge of English and Fluency in Somali language.

    • Intermediate knowledge of computer is an added advantage