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Food Monitor

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

Job Title: Food Monitor

Location: Chipinge

Purpose of the Position

To mobilize community for Registration, Verification and Distribution, set up Final Distribution Points (FDPs) according to World Vision standard distribution procedures and provide end user monitoring and accurate documentation on all commodity distributions.

Major Responsibilities:

Commodity Management and Distribution

  • Liaise with Warehouse staff on distribution planning and commodities dispatching from Warehouse to Final Distribution Points (FDPs).

  • Ensure that all commodities entrusted to World Vision arriving at FDPs are properly accounted for.

  • Scrutinize all waybills for commodities arriving at the FDP.

  • Ensure that the commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill. Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations must be recorded immediately. Commodities must carefully be counted during off-loading.

  • Ensure that at the school storeroom, commodities are stacked in an organized manner, by commodity type to facilitate easy counting.

  • Ensure FIFO is observed at all storerooms in all FDPs.

  • Train FDP Management Committee in commodity stacking, counting, weighing, and FDP Complaints Committee on Complaints handling process.

  • Train beneficiaries on Donor, Implementing Partner, Program, Duration, Selection Criteria, and Ration Sizes.

Project Monitoring

  • Monitor the distribution of commodities for every FDP and produce reports.

  • Submission of distribution plans for each FDP and actual beneficiaries to the District Coordinator for approval.

  • Review all the FDP Documents and compare with the Master Beneficiary List. Record all changes and report them regularly.

  • Follow up on Beneficiary Complaints from Help Desk and give Beneficiaries feedback of their complaints.

  • Prepare Distribution Center Visit Reports (DCVR) and Food Monitors Report after every Distribution.

Commodity Accounting.

  • Ensure that all commodities are accounted for at the FDP and make sure all distributions are carried out according to WV standards.

  • Ensure proper accounting of all quantities of commodities received and distributed at each FDP.

  • Make sure that all Humanitarian Accountability processes and procedures are followed

  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences, Development Studies or any relevant field.

  • At least 2 years’ previous experience in a related field.

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle is an added advantage

  • Ability to perform field assignments and willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.

  • Good command of oral and written English, a must.

  • Knowledge and experience in computers especially Microsoft word, Excel, Spreadsheet software.