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Distribution Assistant - Imvepi

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Position: Distribution Assistant

Report to: Field Monitor

Location: Imvepi Refugee Settlement - Arua

Purpose of the position:

To work with Field Monitors in supporting community mobilization and other stages of the food distribution process including FDP set up, beneficiary sensitization, registry, crowd control, random weighing, monitoring of stacking and sharing areas in line with World Vision policies.

Major Responsibilities:

Community mobilization, registration and actual distribution

  • Community mobilization and coordination of food distribution activities at the FDPs in liaison with the Field Monitors, Food Management Committee and Local leaders.

  • Conduct community mobilization whenever assigned to.

  • Participate in beneficiary sensitization or meetings with community leaders as assigned by the field monitors.

  • Ensure that distribution materials are clean and loaded into the vehicle at the time of departure to the field and return from the distribution point.

  • Supervise offloading and stacking of commodities at the distribution site.

  • Supervise sample random weighing of commodities at distribution site.

  • Participate in verification exercise of beneficiaries at the registry point during food distribution.

  • Participate in enforcing crowd control mechanism that will ensure an orderly and successful distribution. This includes fencing off the stacking area of the distribution site as agreed with the Field Monitor, arranging beneficiaries in line.

  • Take part in scooping of commodities as assigned to you by the Field Monitor in charge of the given distribution.

  • Report, as soon as possible, any incidences of fraud you have witnessed to the Field Monitor or Commodity Officer for immediate action to be taken.

  • Could be assigned to do data entry where need be.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Requires a Diploma from a University in Social Sciences or Development Studies.

  2. Past experience preferable with a busy NGO or UN agency, in food commodities handling tracking and accounting.

  3. This position requires a person who is self-starter, who can accomplish the task with minimal or no supervision. He/she should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other units. He/she must be keen on details and well organized individual