Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Vacancy Announcement No: FAO/30/2017

                                                                         Issued on: 13 October 2017


                                                                                                Deadline For Application: 27 - October  2017


Position Title:


Grade Level:   SB2



National Personnel Project (NPP)

Duty Station: Yambio South Sudan


Organizational Unit:

FAO Representation in South Sudan (FRSSD)



Eligible Candidates:

 South sudanesse only

Anticipated start date: Immediately




Organizational Setting

The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist Governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

With the funding from the USAID, FAO is implementing the project entitled, “Sustainable Agriculture for Economic Resiliency (SAFER) Program in South Sudan”. This project aims to improve the ability of households and communities to withstand, recover from, and prevent shocks that negatively impact livelihoods – whether they are naturally occurring or related to violent conflict. Moreover, the project aims to play a key role in supporting agriculture to build the resilience of rural livelihoods. To improve livelihoods in conflict affected areas of South Sudan with stressed and crisis levels of food insecurity, the project will focus interventions on: (i) strengthening the resilience of the agricultural production systems; and (ii) increasing production as well as enhancing consumption, markets and livelihoods.

The Yambio sub-office will implement all activities in the Western Equatoria region.

Tasks and objectives to be achieved:

Under the overall supervision of the supervision of the Area Coordinator in Yambio and Logistics Officer in Juba and in support of the Deputy FAO Representative, the incumbent will contribute to the implementation of the project.

The Store Keeper will carry out the following duties:

  • ensure that the entry and exit of goods from the FAO Hub warehouses are properly controlled and recorded;
  • Ensure that the reception of articles and goods are done according to the quantities and qualities required on the respective purchase order;
  • Deliver goods requested against official and approved documentation to approved Partners;
  • Ensure daily update of stock cards whenever goods are received or issued:.
  • Sign the waybill and GRNs of cargos received/dispatched
  • Share the Waybills and GRNs with Log office in Juba immediately after receiving/dispatching items.
  • Ensure that the best practices of warehousing are in place;
  • keep the warehouse, clean, ventilation and a well-organized;
  • Carryout weekly and physical inventory of the warehouse contents;
  • Produce weekly stock reports and submit to the Area Coordinator then to the Logistics Officer Juba.

Report on the quality, quantity of the received commodities.

  • Be in charge of transportation of goods to Juba, field offices by air and road.

     Responsible of all booking of FAO cargo either through UNHAS or other transport companies.

  • Monitor the fuel consumption on weekly bases and reported to the Logistics Officer.
  • Ensure that logistic activities are carried out in time to support field project activities
  • Perform other duties required.


Academic Qualifications:

  • Diploma or University degree in procurement and supplies chain management Five years of professional experience in the field, preferably in the relevant area ;
  • Fluent in English in both written and verbal, plus knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage


Technical Competencies and Experience Requirements:

  • Two years of relevant experience working in a similar position.
  • Working knowledge of English;
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to coordinate and work with partners
  • Proven experience with UN regulations and procedures will be an added advantage;
  • Be a resident candidate of the area is an asset
  • Demonstrated use of initiative and ability to make appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipate next steps;
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement and report on work;
  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping clients and colleagues informed;
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively in English.



Send your application to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop hard copy in any FAO office in South Sudan.

Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/30/2017 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/. E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Alternatively the Applications can be dropped at FAO South Sudan Office in UN House, clearly marked with the VA Number

Applications must be received by the deadline.  Late applications will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


This post is open to South Sudanese nationals ONLY