Samaritan’s Purse Job Vacancy in Somali 2023

  • Full Time
  • Somali

Samaritan’s Purse Job Vacancy in Somali 2023 

Job Summary of Samaritan’s Purse

A nondenominational evangelical Christian charity called Samaritan’s Purse helps those in need both physically and spiritually all around the globe. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has provided aid to those in need who are suffering from starvation, illness, war, poverty, and natural catastrophes. Since October 8, 2018, Samaritan’s Purse has been officially recognized as a foreign charity to operate in Ethiopia and is honored to be a part of the humanitarian effort there.

The number necessary: 1

Date of Contract Expiration: August 31, 2024


The Warehouse Manager will be in charge of setting up a reliable system for tracking and reporting commodities from the time food commodities are received from the World Food Programme (WFP) until they are distributed at the distribution site. The Warehouse Manager will also oversee the Warehouse Coordinator and Officers to ensure that best practices for tracking commodities and running a warehouse are followed. The Programme Manager must receive daily stock balance reports from the Warehouse Manager and monthly reception reports from the WFP. He or she will be required to carry out all of these duties with a spirit of generosity and service, constantly upholding Samaritan Purse’s Christian testimony to the locals.


• Strategize warehouse management by WFP and Samaritan’s Purse regulations

• Ensure that all warehouse operations follow WFP best practices for warehousing. • Oversee the receipt, storage, and distribution of goods.

• Ensure that Samaritan’s Purse and WFP standards are maintained for the food distribution facility.

• Make sure there is enough storage space available for the receiving of goods, the warehouse is tidy and safe, and the right protocols are followed for the transfer of commodities.

• Ensure that effective warehouse tracking is put in place and updated every day.

• Ensure prompt reporting on the number and quality of the commodities received, and confirm that the quantities despatched by the documentation provided by the consignor match the quantities received.

• Create a method for packing damaged food products, accounting for missing goods, and informing the program manager as needed.

• Oversee the work of the warehouse officer to make sure that deliverables are completed on schedule (such as daily completion of stack cards, warehouse ledgers, and physical inventories).

• Establish a file system for important commodity records, such as waybills for receipts, dispatched waybills, stack cards, stock reports, and warehouse ledgers.

• Manage the upkeep of tidy and pest-free storage conditions and schedule fumigation treatments as required.

· Keep an eye on the goods’ offloading and stacking

• Ensure that effective control measures, such as physical counts, random weight checks, segregating any rotten goods, reconditioning of underweight bags, etc., are in place for arriving food trucks.

• Educate warehouse officers and assistants on best practices for warehousing.

Making physical inventory inspections every two months and advising the program manager on when to issue food request notes

> Before transportation, coordinate with WFP truck convoy commanders to verify that the quantities of food items supplied are proportionately balanced to enable complete basket distributions.

· Prepare monthly waybill summaries of food received in all warehouses, including the quantity received, damaged, or lost. • Report on and, in cooperation with WFP, take necessary measures for the disposal of defective commodities.

• Keep a strong Christian testimony to coworkers, suppliers, charity recipients, and the general public. • Attend daily morning devotions and engage in prayer support for the ministry, its donors, and volunteers.

extra tasks that may be given


• A bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, logistics, and supplies management, or a related discipline.

• At least five years of experience, preferably in INGO LANGUAGE, in stock management, warehouse management, food distribution, supply chain management, logistics, or transport operations

The ability to speak and write Amharic and English is necessary. Knowledge of Somali is preferred.



A person must be able to effectively carry out each key responsibility, be willing to follow by Samaritan’s Purse’s code of conduct, comprehend the tenets of Samaritan’s Purse’s Statement of Faith, and be able to do so. The knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed are represented by the prerequisites given below. Individuals with impairments may be allowed to complete the necessary tasks with reasonable accommodations.

The following abilities are also necessary.

• The capacity to use leadership traits shown by Jesus Christ to guide warehouse officers and assistants to guarantee technical warehousing excellence.

• He or she ought to be familiar with standard food distributions

• S/he should have outstanding Microsoft Office computer abilities as well as strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication skills.

• Fluency in Tigrinya and Amharic is also necessary, as well as proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking).

• While preserving the greatest levels of secrecy concerning contracts and pay, the job function places a premium on attention to detail, anticipation, and follow-up.

• Has excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities in a hectic setting.

• Must be an independent thinker who is inwardly motivated to work hard and achieve success.

• Has excellent verbal and written cross-cultural communication abilities.

• A modest team player is required.

• Flexibility and adaptability to take on new duties as they arise.

• Understanding of computer systems and related software, such as Outlook, Word, and Excel, including formatting and formulae.

• Report writing and analytical abilities are required.

• Outstanding stewardship and ethics.

• Devoted to the principles and ethics of SP.

• Superior mathematical abilities


Ability to identify issues, gather information, confirm facts, and reach reliable judgments. Ability to cope with several abstract and tangible variables and understand a wide range of technical instructions in mathematical or graphical form.


The physical requirements listed below are an accurate representation of what an employee will need to be able to do to properly carry out the core duties of this position. Individuals with impairments may be allowed to complete the necessary tasks with reasonable accommodations.

The person is often obliged to sit while executing the tasks of their job.  The job usually calls for the person to stand, walk, run, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, squat, kneel, crouch, or crawl, as well as converse and hear.  Up to 100 pounds must periodically be lifted and/or moved by the employee.  Close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the capacity to change focus are among the specific visual characteristics needed for this work.

Environment at Work

The aspects of the workplace that are discussed here are typical of what an employee would experience when carrying out the main responsibilities of this profession. Individuals with impairments may be allowed to complete the necessary tasks with reasonable accommodations.

• Although the noise level at work is often modest, workers may sometimes hear loud sounds coming from the maintenance and construction workshops.

• You could visit a place where there are infectious illnesses, hot temperatures, and humidity.

• Perform your work in a dynamic security environment.


The employee must do their tasks in line with the Samaritan’s Purse Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy.

Employees must constantly be on the lookout for risks to the safety of children and adults. They must also develop the knowledge and skills necessary to promote strong safeguarding practices, comprehend the policies and procedures governing child and adult safeguarding, and act in a way that is compliant with the policy.

How to Apply

All qualified applicants are urged to apply for the advertised job by sending their CV/Resume (maximum of 2 pages) and application letter (one page only) to before August 23, 2023.

Please include “WFP GFD Warehouse Manager” in the email subject line when applying for a job.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


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