Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341) Job At UN World Food Programme

Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341)

UN World Food Programme

Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341) Job At UN World Food Programme

Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341) job vacancy is currently available at UN World Food Programme. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals who possess all the below-listed criteria.

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

We are looking for Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341) to tally commodities and assist in stacking and physical inventory activities to maximise the accuracy and efficiency of commodity management.

These jobs are found in WFP warehouses. The job holders report to the Storekeeper.


Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341) Responsibilities

  •  Tally receipt/dispatch of commodities including the transformation of commodities during internal milling operations, identify and report to the supervisor any anomalies, to support accurate and effective commodity management in the warehouse.
  • Implement and maintain accurate stacking and assist in conducting periodic physical inventory checks following the established guidelines and standards, to support compliance with internal control procedures and systems.
  • Prepare accurate tally reports including efficient preparation and distribution of tally sheets to relevant parties, to ensure consistent and prompt accountability for commodity movement from/to and storage in the warehouse.
  • Supervise the warehouse cleaning after loading/unloading and reconstitution exercises, to ensure the WFP warehouse meets the established standards.


Education: Completion of secondary school education.
Language: Fluency (level C) in the UN language in use at the duty station and at least one of the local languages (Hausa or Kanuri).

Other Requirements

  • Demonstrates ability to carry out day to day activities around warehouse and inventory management in a manner that complies with WFP’s operational warehouse procedures.
  • Supervise warehouse labourers/stackers by issuing appropriate instructions and guidelines during unloading/ loading operations at the warehouses.
  • Physically / accurately, count all the units of commodities during unloading/ stacking operations into the warehouse and during loading / stacking operations on the trucks out of the warehouse.
  • Ensure all received commodities are properly stacked in the warehouse to ensure easy access and accounting (especially during spot and/ or periodic stock-taking exercises).
  • Assist assistant Storekeeper with issuing of the waybills for the commodities during dispatch/ loading operations and receiving/ checking waybills for commodities during receipt/ unloading operations.
  • Keep track and audit warehouse records for all food and non-food item(s); received and dispatched on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis. Report any discrepancies or absurd findings to the storekeeper/ Logistics Assistant.
  • Supervise the re-weighing/ re-bagging activities for the spilt Items in the warehouse.
  • Supervise the stackers/ cleaners by ensuring the warehouses are cleaned properly and when necessary.

Desired Experience

  • Should be experienced in conducting basic logistics activities (tallying).
  • Experience in best practice warehouse management.
  • Experience in commodity accounting.

Terms and Conditions

  • Only Nigerian nationals or holders of valid residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position.
  • Applications are to be submitted and received online and in the English language only.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Canvassing is strictly prohibited. Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.

How To Apply For Tally Assistant SC2 Damaturu (144341) Job

  • Follow the ‘APPLY FOR JOB’ button below.
  • Follow the displayed link to proceed to the UN World Food Programme recruitment portal.
  • Create and verify an account on the portal.
  • Complete the online application form accurately.
  • Upload the appropriate document.
  • Submit your application and await notification if shortlisted for further processes.
  • The application deadline is 9th August.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate based on HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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