Store Keeper at Mercy Corps Nigeria

Mercy Corps works in fragile and conflict-affected environments to build secure, productive, and just communities. We believe that transitional environments - countries affected by civil wars, economic and political crisis, or natural disasters - offer tremendous opportunities for positive change.
Since the 1990s, Mercy Corps has managed over 100 peacebuilding projects in over 30 countries and regions, and currently implement 34 peacebuilding programs in some of the world’s toughest places.

Job Title: Store Keeper


  • The Store Keeper will be responsible for assisting the Warehouse Manager in managing warehouse activities and keeping the food and non-food items stored in it according to donor regulation as well as Mercy Corps procedures&policies. Together with Warehouse Manager,
  • He/she will fill out and maintain warehouse ledger, stack bin card, tally sheet, waybill and all related warehouse documents, oversee day to day warehouse operations, coordinate daily labour, conduct stock reconciliation on a daily basis and transactions carried out in the warehouse meet the required standard.


  • Assist Warehouse Manager in daily warehouse operation as instructed.
  • Supervise commodity loading and off-loading and complete documentation.
  • Supervise commodity reconstitution and ensure broken containers and slake/torn bags are immediately reconstituted, weighed and re-bagged properly.
  • Conduct daily inspections of the condition of the warehouse, looking for holes in and damage to the roof, windows, and/or doors. Requests and ensure immediate repair of any such defects detected during the daily inspection.
  • Ensure to dispatch commodities as per approved distribution/delivery plan to designated distribution points.
  • Ensure that all incoming commodities are received against waybills and proper remarks are made on the waybills stating any irregularity or discrepancy between the original condition of the commodities and their condition at the time of receipt.
  • If required, prepare waybills for all outgoing/dispatching commodities and obtain signatures from truck drivers and/or other receiving authority.
  • Ensure to maintain sufficient stock of supplies medicines, stationary, equipment, non-food items and general items to meet day to day demand.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of store items including proper use of stack cards to mention physical stock of commodity
  • Register all receipts / delivers and ensure that proper documentation is completed.
  • Ensure that all necessary equipment such as scales, filing cabinets, torches and materials such as cleaning materials, stationeries, rodent control materials and office furniture are supplied to the warehouse.
  • Ensure that the warehouse is kept clean at all times and clean from all dirty and dust that can attract or harbor rodents
  • Attend internal and external coordination meeting as needed.
  • Represent Mercy Corps in a professional manner to suppliers, government officials, local and international community groups, suppliers, the UN and others as needed.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Finance & Compliance Management
  • Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to emergency programming.
  • Draft and/or review scope of work to hire and manage any technical consultants, including review for technical efficacy and contract budget.

Influence &Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Security:
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
Knowledge and Experience
  • Must have minimum two years of experience working in a warehouse, handling food and non-food commodities
  • A clear understanding of warehouse ethics and donor compliance is essential.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills on MS office programs, excel, MS word.
  • Good oral and written skills as well as Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required

Success Factors:

  • The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude.Ideally, S/he will have previous experience in working in large-scale emergency programs in insecure and conflict-affected contexts, willingness to be flexible and adjust schedule as per program needs.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours.
  • Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Location: Damboa, Borno State

Closing Date
22nd February, 2017.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover letter and CV's in one document, to:


  • All applications must include the position title in the subject line and be not more than four pages.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


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