Warehouse Supervisor

Job Description

Responsible for the overall inspection, receiving, issuing and dispatch of program supplies of the organization by ensuring the best material handling techniques and stock movement procedures are adhered to while safeguarding damage and pilferages of commodities for the purposes of value retention and distribution to intended beneficiaries to enjoy consumption of products planned.


Receive materials and supplies, store them in assigned locations and distribute them according to LWF procedures
Maintain records of all incoming and outgoing materials in all LWF stores in Dadaab .
Supervise packing, loading and unloading of all materials
Ensure that only authorized staff are allowed to enter the warehouse and receive supplies or materials
Maintains an up-to-date electronic record of all correspondence related to purchasing orders, requisitions and Good Received Notes (GRN) and records.
Inform suppliers on short supplies and ensures all over/wrongly consigned goods are returned to suppliers.
Ensure availability of storage space and maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the warehouse at all times
Ensure safety and security of materials
Prepare monthly stock reports and assist in carrying out periodic physical inventory checks
Immediately report losses, damages or discrepancies to the Logistics Officer
Ensures correctness of the contents in respect of the purchase order.
Receives and inspects the physical condition of consignments and scrutinizes relevant documents.
Inform the Logistics Officer the expiry date of consumable items stored at the warehouse.
Update stock and share it with relevant staff weekly basis
Arrange truck and labourers for loading and offloading the materials at the warehouse


Diploma in supplyy chain, operations, procurement and logistics or any other related program, Bachelor’s Degree is an added advantage
Working with people
Communicating with impact and respect
Planning and delivering results
Handling insecure environments

Professional competencies:

Experience from working as a Warehouse Supervisor in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Desirable Skills and competences 

Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Good I.T. skills.
Presentation skills.
Ability to prioritize and plan effectively.
Awareness of different media agendas.
Team orientation.
Respect for diversity.
Monitoring abilities.
Relationship building skills.


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About Lutheran World Federation

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF; German: Lutherischer Weltbund) is a global communion .The Department for World Service is the LWF's humanitarian arm. It has programmes in 32 countries. The LWF is a member of ACT Alliance.