Storekeeper at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Storekeeper is responsible for the efficient and effective management of the IRC’s fleet, warehouse, and assets in the Monguno base office.

Major Responsibilities

  • Advise supervisor of potential inventory shortage.
  • Manage casual laborers in the warehouse.
  • Ensure the maintenance of warehouse building(s), fittings and equipment.
  • Understand, implement, and/or maintain standard IRC inventory management policies and procedures.
  • Document the receipt, handling, storage, and release of goods through the IRC warehouse(s).
  • Implement and ensure clear safety procedures within and around the Warehouse Premises.
  • Implement and ensure clear loading / offloading procedures and correct stacking and turnover (FIFO) procedures.
  • Advise the Logistics Officer of warehouse-specific issues or improvements.
  • Maintain the Warehouse activity book or Register recording all outgoing and incoming receipts and activities.
  • Any Other duties as delegated by the Logistics Officer

Warehousing and Inventory:

  • Monitor the security of IRC’s storage and supplies.
  • Receive completed store request/ release forms and prepare the goods for issuance.
  • On a monthly basis, work with the Supply Chain Coordinator to reconcile the Warehouse register in the Asset tracking sheet and equipment issuance forms.
  • Update the stock record cards and Bin Cards regularly.
  • Responsible for maintaining the warehouse location mapping.
  • Ensure that regular warehouse rearrangement is done for ease of warehouse operations such as FIFO, FEFO, good stacking, and shelve management.
  • Coordinating and managing items in the MSU Monguno Common Storage.
  • Responsible for managing program requests through SRFs, ROFs, and CRMs for program implementation.
  • Ensuring the use of MS Dynamics 365 (ERP software called Integra) to perform warehouse functions.
  • Provide support to the logistics officer training and supporting the program staff on the use of the Integra System

  Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to Logistics Officer/Equivalent – Monguno


  • Certificate / TVET, Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or any related field of study.
  • Minimum of three years of related work experience for high school graduate and certificate/TVET
  • Two years of related work experience for diploma/TVET
  • Knowledge of generic procurement procedures and practices (IRC or NGO experience advantageous).
  • Familiarity with major donors and local regulations/laws is advantageous.
  • One year of work experience as a storekeeper
  • Competent in spoken and written English – Good mathematical skills.
  • Competent use of PC especially spreadsheets.
  • Maintain complete and accurate stock card and bin card records.
  • Partake (documented) in monthly and ad-hoc physical inventory checks.
  • Ensure the Warehouse is properly arranged according to accepted standards (stacking and spacing).

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Team spirit and problem-solving abilities.