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Logistics Officer - Warehouse Management - Mekelle

FHI 360

FHI 360

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Mek'ele, Ethiopia
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Key Responsibilities And Deliverables


  • Supports in checking the quantity and quality of goods received from suppliers and other organizations and reporting any discrepancies or damage immediately.

  • Creates/updates stock cards for all stock items in a timely manner immediately following receipt and after issuance of goods. Ensures all required information are correctly and entirely recorded on the stock cards.

  • Organizes and correctly stores goods and assets in warehouse, making sure items are identified and are easy to get to.

  • Supports in preparing outgoing goods with proper packing and labelling of freight.

  • Collaborates with the transport officer to organize and send cargo to the field.

  • Supports in the close monitoring of stock levels and storage conditions.

  • Update’s asset register participates in a physical stock inventory check annually and as needed. Works to prevent stock discrepancy (theft and damage).

  • Supports the proper maintenance of all assets and equipment and reports defects.

  • Supports timely disposal of damaged and obsolete items; generates asset disposal reports.

  • Prepares documentation to track the movement and change of status of assets.

  • Keeps filing system for assets up to date.

  • Contributes to weekly and monthly inventory and asset reports, yearly assent count report.

  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to gather, recommend and summarize data for reports, finds solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritizes work.

  • Work requires attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrates understanding of the area of specialization, of program procedures, methods, and practices to include knowledge of program and staff responsibilities.

  • Uses established filing and data systems, functions, and/or procedures that require knowledge of the program.

  • Understands software used to perform day-to-day functions.

  • Uses office software programs, information systems, and office equipment to access, input, and verify standard information.

  • Communicates information clearly to staff, clients, and/or public about services, processes, and procedures using prescribed or established guidelines.

  • Utilizes program specific terminology.

  • Gathers readily available information from office records to drafts e-mails, memos and other documents.

  • Proofreads documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and basic formatting.

  • Provides answers to requests for general information.

  • Records and documents information accurately.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Recognizes, defines, and resolves non-standard problems using operating procedures, practices and established precedents.

  • Resolves recurring issues and problems as well as some unique situations.

  • Anticipates problems and develops recommendations for management resolution.

  • Detects and corrects errors resulting in a reduction in moss time and customer/user dissatisfaction.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions with periodic work review given for new activities or special assignments.

  • Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and with contacts outside own organization.

  • Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.



  • Diploma in logistics, business management or related field

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience providing logistical and/or administrative support

  • Experience of working with a non-governmental organization (NGO) preferred.

  • Use of computer software (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook)

  • Fluent in local language and good command of English.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

Technology to be Used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype/TEAMS, e-mail), office telephone, and printer/copier.

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10 %

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process.

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