Job Title: Stores Assistant (6 Fresher Census Jobs)
Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Stores Officer
Job Reference: UBOS/SO-NPHC/03/24


About Us:
Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous agency of the Government responsible for the maintenance, coordination, supervision, and monitoring of the National Statistical System. The Bureau ensures the collection, analysis, and dissemination of standardized statistical information. UBOS is also mandated as the principal official statistics provider.

About NPHC Census:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) will be implementing the enumeration exercise of the National Population and Housing Census (NPHC) 2024 from 10th May 2024 to 19th May 2024, with the night of 9th May 2024 as the Census Night. This exercise is in accordance with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act 1998, aiming to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System. The Census results will provide benchmark socio-demographic data necessary for general administration and the planning process.

Job Summary:
The Stores Assistant will implement systems for safeguarding census assets and storing items in line with UBOS corporate objectives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the inspection and receipt of all inventories.
  • Assist in loading and offloading of stock during dispatch and retrieval.
  • Support in sorting, shelving, and packaging of stock.
  • Participate in engraving/Tagging of Assets and maintain a census inventory database.
  • Ensure timely issuance of stock to field Teams and generate weekly reports.
  • Maintain stock cards and ensure stores are chronologically arranged/labelled.
  • Post/update stock issues and manage census stores records in line with the Stores Manual.
  • Conduct regular reconciliation between stock records, inventory database, and physical stock.
  • Ensure the neatness of stores and stock at all times.
  • Participate in the stock taking exercise.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • A Diploma in Stores Management, Purchasing and Supplies, Commerce, or Business Administration.
  • Possession of professional qualifications in procurement and management is an added advantage.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a similar position.
  • High integrity and ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • A team player with high-quality interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply: If you believe you meet the required profile, please visit the UBOS Website to see the job details and submit your application through the online application system available here. The deadline for applications is 26th March 2024 at 5:00 PM.


Instructions to Apply:

  1. Create an Account:
    • Visit the account creation page and enter a valid email address for future communications.
  2. Verify Your Email:
    • Check your inbox for a confirmation email and click the confirmation link to activate your account.
  3. Log In:
    • Use your registered email and password to log in to the application portal.
  4. Navigate to Vacancies:
    • Once logged in, go to the Job Vacancies page to view available positions.
  5. Choose a Job:
    • Click on “Details” for the Stores Assistant position to learn more.
  6. Review Eligibility:
    • Ensure you meet all specified criteria and required skills for the position.
  7. Application Process:
    • Click on “Apply Now” for the Stores Assistant position.
  8. Fill Out the Form:
    • Enter your personal information, educational qualifications, relevant training, employment history, and referees. Use your national ID and a phone number registered in your name.
  9. Accept Terms:
    • Agree to the declaration to proceed with your application.
  10. Finalize and Logout:
    • After completing your application, remember to log out. You can return for edits if needed.

Note:

  • You will be considered only for the positions you’ve applied for. Ensure you complete your applications on the Job Vacancies page.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All documents submitted will be verified with the relevant authorities. Falsification of documents will lead to prosecution, and any form of lobbying and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 26th March 2024 at 5:00 PM


For further inquiries, please contact UBOS at hr@ubos.org

 

 



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