Assistant Storekeeper Entry Level

World Food Programme
athmandu and Gorkha
Salary: Negotiable
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  • Nos. of Opening : 2
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree :
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : Logistics / Supply Chain / Procurement
Job Description

Assistant Storekeeper (Forklift Operator)-2(pos)

Job purpose: To support receipt/dispatch/load/off-load and verification of commodities/relief items in order to maximize quality of a warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse guidelines and standards.


Within delegation of  authority, Assistant Storekeeper (Forklift Operator) will be responsible and accountable for the following duties:

  • Support receipt/dispatch commodities including transshipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
  • Prepare and verify warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate warehouse transaction records, to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
  • Support daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
  • Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, and refer to the supervisor for appropriate action.
  • Support implementation of appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
  • Monitor condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate actions to support efficient warehouse space-utilization and well-organized commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.
  • Loading, off -loading and transporting the cargo with due diligence and care to avoid all damage to the cargo.
  • Ensure he/she has obtained the skills and the knowledge to drive the different cargo handling equipment’s.
  • Work in such a way that risks are avoided or reduced to a maximum.



General Requirements:



  • Experience in using forklift. Has a valid license to operate forklift/heavy vehicles.
  • Experience in supporting warehouse management.
  • Experience in supporting inventory management.
  • Experience in data entry and extracting routine reports.
  • Experience in utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages.
  • Proficiency in the additional UN official language; training and/or experience using LESS and other WFP software; knowledge of WFP regulations, rules and policies and procedures in the area of work. Experience in warehouse management, labour management or pest management is an asset.




Completion of secondary education.



Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language (English) in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

How to Apply:

How to apply:  Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals must complete UN Personal History form (P-11). The P-11 form can be available on A letter of interest must be submitted with the updated P-11 form as addressed to the Representative, WFP Country Office Nepal, Chakupat, Lalitpur, Nepal. 

Please submit your application by email at clearly marking the Position Title and the VA number in the subject of your email.


Deadline for application: The application should be submitted No later than  03 October 2016 in the following address:



The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office

Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road

Lalitpur, Nepal

P.O. Box 107