5 Dec 2022

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 : 30th December, 2022.

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