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16 Jan 2023

Senior Commodities Officer at World Vision

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Job Description

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.


Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Key Responsibilities:



  • Ensure that food commodities are handled as per food handling standards and policies at both Extended Delivery Points and Final Distribution Points
  • Ensure excellent performance for all GFD, SFP, and Kitchen garden interventions for the Nduta camp
  • Develop a food distribution plan and ensure that it is shared with relevant stakeholders timely
  • Ensure that the right entitlement is provided to beneficiaries
  • Ensure effective networking with key stakeholders as well as proper attendance to camp meetings /forums accordingly
  • Compile quality periodical reports and share timely
  • Ensure proper management of organization resources assigned to camp activities
  • Provide supportive supervision to food handling staff


End Results

  • Standards adhered to and losses mitigated
  • Program Performance at an acceptable level
  • Quality reports are produced and shared timely
  • Efficiency stands at >90%
  • A healthy relationship with partners
  • Quality reports compiled and submitted
  • Resources well managed
  • Performance excellence



Required Professional Experience

  • Three years experience in working with humanitarian operations,
  • Experience in a managerial position
  • Experience in handling commodities management
  • Experience in handling staff issues
  • Training in commodities management, response training, human resources management, and management.


Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Degree in Accountant, Procurement, Community Economy Development
  • Master Qualification is the added advantage


Physical Requirements

Should be physically fit

Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Language Requirements

Fluent in both Swahili and English language



Contact (within WV or outside WV)


Reason for contact

Day-to-day food commodities movements and key communications


Reason for contact

Camp security, government permits for day-to-day operations



Reason for contact

Interaction on overall refugee matters and protection in general



Reason for contact

For child protection issues associated with food services


Refugee community leaders

Reason for contact

Information dissemination to the communities at large



Reason for contact

For effective tracking of potential discrepancies due to measuring



  • Be Safe and Resilient
  • Deliver Results
  • Be Accountable
  • Partner and Collaborate
  • Model Self-Management
  • Engage, Influence, and Lead Grow Others


Applicant Type Accepted:

Local Applicants Only


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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Method of Application

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Closing Date : 25th January, 2023.

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