NEW UpdateSupply chain-Warehouse Assistant Level not specified – Level not specified IRC – International Rescue Committee

IRC - International Rescue Committee

Requisition ID: req52471

Job Title: UpdateSupply chain-Warehouse Assistant

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Ethiopia

Work Arrangement:

Job Description


International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian
crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict
and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. The IRC
works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host
communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes
and communities. We began work in Ethiopia since 2000 and currently
implementing emergency and development programs in health, water and
sanitation, economic recovery, and development (ERD), women’s protection and
empowerment, education, child protection, and multi-sectoral emergency
The IRC has a
focus on narrowing the gender gap in humanitarian aid and ensuring that we
contribute to gender equality, diversity, and inclusion in both our programs
and operations by working to establish a context where our clients (including
those from minority groups) enjoy the same rights and opportunities as well as
an equal access to services. The IRC also has a strong commitment to creating
an equitable and inclusive culture, where safeguarding is upheld in our
workplace and programs. We are determined to protect our clients and staff from
safeguarding violations through prevention and, where misconduct is alleged, to
address it without fear or favor.
Job Overview:
Reporting to the Supply Chain
Warehouse Officer, the Supply Chain Assistant-Warehouse is responsible for the
efficient coordination and management of warehouse functions for the IRC sherkole
Warehouse. The supply chain Assistant-Warehouse must be able to properly keep
program supplies, asset and equipment whilst ensuring best practices and
maintaining proper recording and documentation.

Proper Receipt and Inventories

  • Ensuring the accuracy of materials is accurately inspected and received in reconciliation to the specifications originally stated on the PR/purchase request are in line with Purchase Orders and Delivery Notes.
    Assist to receive and dispatch items with proper records in accordance with IRC Warehouse operations policy and procedure,
    Materials are carefully counted during loaded and unloaded time.
    Assist the office during periodical inventories.
    Coordinate all loading and unloading activities being undertaken on timely basis,
    Monitor shortfall or excess inventory balance at the end of each stack and provides report to the Warehouse Officer.
    Delivery note is done and submitted to procurement staff with in one day after the material inspection completed and all the vital document and the required quantity is fulfilled.
    Inform to the respective staff up on arrival of their respective goods.

    Implement and ensure
    clear loading / unloading procedures, correct stacking, and turnover
    (FIFO) procedures.
    to do annual inventory and cycle count on the lead time IRC fiscal periods.

    Proper Record keeping and updating.
    All daily received goods are registered into prolog data, stock card, warehouse registration book and bin card generated or updated immediately (with in one day)
    Materials returned from program are inspected, received, and entered in to record.
    Use warehouse Register to record the daily activities of the Warehouse.
    Ensure that all warehouse recording documents are properly filed.
    Ensure that warehouse inventory soft files are properly updated and saved.
    The Warehouse activity book (warehouse register book) recording all outgoing and incoming receipts of materials on daily bases and full information’s are recorded on it (delivery, waybill, store release, date, description, vehicle plate number etc.).
    All Warehouse material documents are maintained accurately on the Integra Microsoft system according to IRC policy.
    Responsible to keep all Assets and properties according to regulations of the organization.
    Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly mandatory reporting updates of the warehouse.
    Management of the Warehouse:
    Ensures that items in warehouse are classified and stored by Field Office and Programs,
    Ensures that bin cards are separately attached to each item in the warehouse,
    Ensures that bin cards are updated on time.
    Ensure the materials (asset in warehouse and warehouse inventory) are accurately shelved, shelf life is well trucked and all items in the WH are also very neat.
    and Additional Duty
    Assist in preparation of regular reporting needs of the Warehouse including, weekly and monthly reports.
    Assist in keeping the Store clan and tidy.
    Ensuring the warehouse compound doors, windows, fences are safe and secure to the warehouse management system, insure and give any update to warehouse officer.
    Perform any other supply chain related function assigned by the camp manager and warehouse officer.

  •  Safeguarding Responsibilities: –

    Promote and actively participate in initiatives and efforts to build team engagement, inclusion and cohesion in IRC [team/office]
    Foster ongoing learning, honest dialogue and reflection to strengthen safeguarding and to promote IRC values and adherence to IRC policies.


  • Diploma in supply Chain management, Management, Economics, business administration or related fields, 2 years’ experience Diploma &
    0-year experience for Degree.

    Preferred experience &

  • Very
    good knowledge and experience in Microsoft Word and Excel software
    have good command of both spoken and written English and Amharic.
    to detail.
    supervisory skills.
    to multi-task.
    spirit and problem-solving abilities.
    to work independently & under pressure.
    to meet deadlines.
    sense of personal integrity.
    in a multi-cultural environment
    experience in warehouse
    experience is preferred (Plus).
    Soft Skills and Competencies:
    Customer & client centered and
    ability to work independently under pressure.
    Excellent interpersonal and
    problem-solving skills, creativity, and flexibility. Energetic, with great
    networking and interpersonal skills.
    Detail-orientation and professional
    Sense of professional discretion,
    integrity, and ability to handle situations diplomatically and to
    effective resolution.


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