Supply Chain Associate

Website WFP World Food Programme (WFP)

The World Food Programme is an international organization within the United Nations that provides food assistance worldwide. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and the leading provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, WFP is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries.

WFP Supply Chain Associate Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs. WFP Kenya looking for “Supply Chain Associate”. Applicants with a Secondary School education may apply on or before 04th August 2024.

WFP Supply Chain Associate Jobs 2024

The WFP has published a job vacancy announcement on 22nd July 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Supply Chain Associate to be based in Mombasa, Kenya.

Recruiter World Food Programme (WFP)
Position Supply Chain Associate
Location Mombasa, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Secondary School education
Experience Required Minimum 06 years
Application Deadline 04th August 2024

Key Accountabilities

Based in the Sub-office in Mombasa, the Supply Chain Associate – Commodity Accounting reports to the Supply Chain Officer (Warehouse Manager). The Supply Chain Associate will provide broad cross-functional support in a specific business stream and encompass both administrative and operational support responsibilities, with a specific focus on data extraction and analysis, and reporting.

  • Provide specialized support to supply chain operations and activities, following standard processes and contributing, directly or indirectly, to the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate requisitioning and ensure timely delivery of commodities and supplies to authorized partners and destinations.
  • Manage supply chain vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.
  • Identify, resolve and/or provide recommendations on specialised queries/requests for support, using initiative and following standard processes, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of enquiries with excellent client service mind-set.
  • Oversee commodity accounting and ensure WFP corporate tools and regulation are followed and used as required.
  • Monitor and ensure data integrity in (Logistics Execution Support System) LESS and all transactions are recorded in LESS on real time manner and mitigate resolution of any issues affecting this during operation.
  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Consolidate preliminary data analysis, prepare accurate and timely reports to supports supply chain planning to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly physical inventories and handle capture, reconciliation and clearance of the same.
  • Coordinate nonfood item activities, tracking through excel and (Relief Item Tracking Application) RITA system and reconciliations.
  • Coordinate documentation processing and disposal of non-fit for human commodities
  • Capacity building of WFP and third-party staff in LESS system and WFP business process
  • Provide first line technical support to WFP and third-party staff before escalation to Country Office (CO) and Head Quarters (HQ).
  • Act as the liaison between various units such as transport, shipping, invoicing for coordinated LESS system operations.
  • Monitor and ensure all vessels and shipments are fully captured and reconciled.
  • Contribute towards the development of supply chain plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider supply chain policies and WFP standards.
  • Implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
  • Support in coordinating warehouse operations and ensure all aligned to standard business process.
  • Plan and lead on implementation of innovative supply chain operations, initiatives, and programs to ensure timely, efficient, and cost-effective supply of direct or indirect food assistance.
  • Participate in conducting vendor and market assessments and engage with entities to assess and identify potential supply chain service providers.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of daily operations reports for invoicing warehouse activities.
  • Supervise warehouse vendors activities and participate in performance reviews.
  • Coordinate LESS system credential issuance to third party staff undertaking executions.
  • Other as required.

Eligibility Criteria


  • Completion of secondary school education. A diploma in Supply Chain, Logistics or related area. A degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related area is desirable.


  • Six or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience maintaining corporate systems and running queries on ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.
  • Experience in administering third party service providers’ contracts.
  • Experience in compiling contract documentation.
  • Experience in contract execution.
  • Experience in budget monitoring and reporting.


  • General Service: Fluency (level C) in English language.

Other Details

  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

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