Storekeeper – Laascaanood

Job Information

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    Posted On Sep 5 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 2 years

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, private, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our organization offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. MSF observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and demands full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions.

MSF Sool Project in Las Anod is looking for:


Level: 4 (on MSF salary scale) 

Work Location: Sool region, Somaliland.

Start date : 1st October 2019 (if recruitment process completed on time).

Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance and operational need (Includes 2-month probationary period).

The selected candidate will be reporting to the Deputy Project Coordinator (Hierarchical) and Supply Activity Officer (Functionally).

Main Tasks include, but not limited  to:

  • Executing  the stock  management  activities  (receipt, storage, and issuance to projects or other  depart -ments  of medical supplies, food items, spare parts, tools, equipment and/ or other logistics materials), according to the line manager’s instructions and MSF standards and protocols, in order to ensure the overall functioning of MSF activities .
  • Supervising materials and goods orders and dispatch in order to ensure its rational use.
  • Receiving orders and deliveries, identifying and reporting potential discrepancies against cargo manifest or others. Stores materials in accordance with the system in force in order to ensure continuous availability.
  • Updating and/or creating stock cards for all stock items immediately after reception of goods. Checking the received cold boxes and controlling the cold chain-monitoring card
  • Storing materials in accordance with the system in order to ensure continuous availability ensuring that all items are well organised and correctly stored, well protected, fully identified and easily accessible (cleanliness, security, access, etc.).
  • Monitoring the store temperature and ensuring Cold Chain items are stored in an adequate temperature. Keeping a special control of “sensitive” goods: numbers of lots, expiry dates, packaging and special storage conditions
  • Preparing orders on time before sending goods, and packs (according to transport means) weighs and labels freight with corresponding shipping number, destination, number of shipping units, way bill number, weight and mode of transport in accordance with the line manager’s instructions
  • In conjunction with the line manager, performing physical stock counts in accordance with the frequency previously defined. Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out and expiry dates.
  • Controlling warehouse limited access to authorized personnel and ensuring doors and other exits are secured. Immediately informing the line manager of any problems arising in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, attempted break-ins or theft in the warehouse.
  • Assisting the line manager with preparation of the stock reports.


(Candidate MUST be able to work and reside in Lascanod)

Education Essential secondary education and a technical diploma or technical university
diploma preferably  engineer;  Management and organizational capacities .
Experience Essential:  thorough  understanding  of  logistics  issues  (e.g.  communications,
energy, building maintenance) and management of a team. At least 2 years work
experience  in  logistics  related  to  activities,  supply  chain,  WHS  or  facilities
Languages Essential:  Fluent English & Somali
Knowledge Essential: computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
Competencies People Management  and Development;  Commitment to MSF Principles;
Behavioural  Flexibility; Result and Quality Orientation;Teamwork  and

If you meet the above requirements, please send your: (1.) Application letter, (2.) CV, (3.) National ID Card and (4.) Copies of Certificates in a single file to: and copy  indicating the position applied for and “SOOL REGION”  in the subject line before 2:00 pm on Thursday, 12 of September 2019.

Only applicants with required qualifications  and complete requirements will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)