Tally Assistant G2 at the United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill Tally Assistant post at the G2 level, based in WFP Nigeria, Damaturu Area Office. If you are a Nigerian national or a resident of Nigeria and have a legal work permit, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you!

Job Title: Tally Assistant G2 Damaturu


  • To tally commodities and assist in stacking and physical inventory activities to maximise accuracy and efficiency of commodity management.


  • Tally receipt/dispatch of commodities including 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 WFP warehouse meets the established standards.


  • Completion of secondary school education.
  • At least two years of experience in conducting basic logistics activities (tallying).
  • Fluency (level C) in English language. 
  • Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local languages is desirable.

Location: Damaturu

Closing Date
02 December, 2016

Additional Information

  • WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job. 
  • Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information on academic qualifications, employment record and language skills. 
  • Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.



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