Ended General Support - Storekeeper

The Job

Job title: General Support - Storekeeper

Employment category:  Band NMJ

Reporting to:   Supply Chain Team Leader - Emergency

Direct reports:  N/A

Unit/department: Emergency               

Location: Dhamar

Authorization level: As per IDRA


Overall purpose of the role

To handle receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage management practices in compliance with DRC warehouse standards and established guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

Under responsibility of the Supply Chain Emergency Team Leader and the direct supervision of Supply Chain Assistant who is in charge of the warehouse, the Store Keeper will perform the following tasks:

Warehouse Management

  1. Adhere to DRC stock management procedures (records, filing, and identification), and ensure all documentation of receipt, issuance, and dispatch of goods are maintained properly as per DRC warehousing policies and guidelines.
  2. Manage all stocks of DRC Yemen (projects, office and general supplies).
  3. Ensure proper identification of all received/issued goods (quantity, quality, and delivery), and update the Warehouse Register Book regularly for every receipt or issuance of goods without any delay.
  4. Ensure correct preparation of deliveries.
  5. Adhere to DRC physical stock management requirements (organization, cleaning, ventilation).
  6. Follow-up with special attention on expiry date of stock especially for food and hygiene items, and notify the concerned department at least two months before expiry date.
  7. Conduct weekly physical inventory of stocks and ensure that Bin/ stock cards created, updated, and are accurate.
  8. Compile monthly inventory/stock report for Log Base.
  9. Assist in equipment and stock inventory when needed.


Required experience and competencies                                                                                                                   

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:  

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.  
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.  
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.  
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.                                                                                          

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

Required experience and competencies

  • College Diploma or certificate in Logistics, Warehouse management or general administrative activities
  • At least six (6) months experience in the field of logistics and warehousing, preferably with International Non-governmental organization
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience with computers - Microsoft Word and Excel plus email
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Ability to keep clear and concise records.
  • Ability to plan ahead and stress-resilient
  • Additional qualities: ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English language (written and spoken)
  • Fluency in Arabic language (written and spoken)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • Emergency Department
  • Supply Chain Department
  • Cluster Partners and Suppliers





Striving for excellence


Taking the lead


Demonstrating integrity

Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here



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¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.


How to Apply

CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by 30th June 2019. Due to the urgency of this hiring, interviews will be on a rolling basis; and a candidate might be selected even before the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Logistics
  • Location: Dhamar
  • Posted on: 17 June 2019
  • Deadline: 30 June 2019