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Save the Children

Save the Children


Position: Storekeeper
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: oro, Barbare, Harana buluk and, Gura Damole woredas of Bale zone and Dawekachen woreda of East Bale zone - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

The role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs, or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

The incumbent of this position represents SC's values and principles in interactions with staff and external audiences. The selected employee will be responsible for the supervision of commodity movement and distribution, maintaining records and documents related to the operation of the program in WFP Provision of Targeted Supplementary feeding (TSF) project, preparation of various periodic reports, facilitation of on-job training, ensuring the proper maintenance and management of warehouses, and other commodity-related activities.

SCOPE OF ROLE: Store Keeper (5)

Reports to: TSFP Officer.

Dimensions: Save the Children works in Ethiopia with a current staff complement of approximately 2500 staff and a current expenditure of approximately $100+ million each year.

Staff directly reporting to this post: 3 (Warehouse security guards).

In line with SCI’s dual mandate, these key areas of accountability apply to Save the Children in Ethiopia’s work in emergencies (acute and chronic) and in development settings.


  • Makes Ensure the timely & appropriate distribution of food to the project beneficiaries;
  • Facilitates commodity management and accounting on-job training for health workers and health extension workers;
  • Maintains records and documents related to the operation of the program and all transactions about the receipt, storage, distribution, inspection, and use of commodities;
  • Prepare commodity distribution and transportation plans for each project site, and facilitate payment for daily food distribution agents(FDAs);
  • Makes sure that the commodity warehouse is always clean, well-ventilated, rodent-proof, and secure for food supplies;
  • Produces periodical reports on food distribution & stock balance;
  • Collect and prepare a periodical report from each distribution site on the received, distributed, and remaining stock balance of all commodities including drugs.
  • Facilitates annual inventory count of the food commodity at the project site's warehouse.
  • Preparing a list for each project district site and checking the distribution
  • Provide feedback on the status of the supplies to the nutrition officer/TSFP officer/ other related staff.
  • Responsible for the distribution of commodities (CSB++, drugs, WASH materials, etc.) to targeted beneficiaries at the Kebele level or health institutions.
  • Collaborate with the Woreda and Emergency Nutrition Response project staff at the health centers & HPs for the day-to-day implementation of the OTP/SFP/SC services by developing new measures and/or maintaining existing measures as directed.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their personal development, and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-orientated thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members, external partners, and supporters
  • values diversity, and sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates the highest levels of integrity


  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in a relevant field with 1 year for a Bachelor's Degree holder and 2 years for a Diploma holder

Skills/Ability required

  • Effective in time management and setting priorities, supervisory and managerial skills.
  • Proven ability to write reports
  • Proven ability to work in teams
  • Ability to work in harsh circumstances and travel to the field
  • Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.