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Warehouse Assistant

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • The purpose of the position is to ensure cleanliness of the warehouse is maintained at all times, ensuring that all spilt commodities are cleaned and properly handled to facilitate reconstitution and disposal.

  • The position shall also provide administrative support to the Warehouse team, ensuring that all warehouse standards are met and surpassed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

100%

Warehouse Cleaning

  • Responsible for maintenance of high standard of cleanliness and maintenance of warehouse; ensure that the warehouse is clean and neat at all times. Make sure the floor is swept every day and organize for general cleaning (roof, walls, between and under the stacks) once a week.

  • Ensure that any infestation is noted and reported to the Warehouse keeper on a timely basis to avoid commodity losses.

  • Ensure that the warehouse cleaning and hospitality supplies are adequately stocked and available.

  • Ensure that all debris, weeds, trash and food outside of the warehouse are removed, and cleanliness of the warehouse maintained in order to control against rodents.

  • Ensure that any hazardous items are not stored in the food commodities warehouse.

  • Ensure all good warehouse practices are implemented and maintained as required.

Warehouse cleanliness is maintained at all times.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Have passed and obtained O’level or GCSE certificate

  • Computer literacy (ICDL) is an added advantage

  • Must have knowledge of office systems and a fast learner.

  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills

  • Must be fluent in English and SiSwati Languages

  • Prior experience working in an office or warehouse/stores environment desirable

  • NGO experience in a warehouse/stores environment an added advantage

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, emotional maturity and physical stamina.