2 (Two) x Commodity Counter (Mutare, Masvingo)

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2 (Two) x Commodity Counter (Mutare, Masvingo)

  • Post Date:August 17, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Certificate
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to severe regional drought and has since expanded programming to address longer-term development issues. Currently, an estimated 5.8 million people are facing severe food insecurity in Zimbabwe as a result of the human-made climate crisis.

Through strategic local partnerships, CARE is implementing both short-term and long-term programming to empower Zimbabwe’s vulnerable households to meet their basic needs through sustainable livelihoods. To that end, CARE’s programming in Zimbabwe is focused on the following areas: food and nutrition security, climate resilient livelihoods, economic development, education, and water, sanitation, and hygiene

The organisation seeks to recruit outstanding candidates who are known for their excellence, professionalism, integrity and who are committed to providing support to the country office. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the position posted below:

Job Description

The incumbent will be responsible for receiving, dispatching food and non-food commodities

Key duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives waybills, confirms the consignee and destination details correctness
  • Inspects the truck to ensure the tarpaulins and ropes are still intact before offloading
  • Ensures that the pallets have been properly laid for commodities to be stacked in accordance with good warehouse practices prior to receiving commodities
  • Reconstitutes, quarantines or set aside damaged commodities as instructed by the warehouse keeper
  • Supervises loaders during offloading of commodities ensuring the driver and the security guard are present
  • Verifies the stocks after receiving to ensure the quantities are correct and submits the waybill to the Warehouse keeper to confirm receipt
  • Completes and updates the stack card after receipt of commodities
  • Verifies NFI, raises GRN for non-food item receipts, submits GRN, invoice/delivery note and purchase order to Logistics Assistant for counter -signing.
  • Receives the commodity dispatch plan from the Warehouse keeper and puts in place resources for dispatch as relevant
  • Inspects the truck to load commodities and fills in an inspection report
  • Demarcates the stack and indicates where the loading or dispatch is going to end on a stack
  • Completes tally sheet whilst the commodities are being loaded in the truck
  • Verifies the correct goods and quantities have been loaded for dispatch
  • Ensures the driver and loaders authorized representative observes loading-tallying and signs the tally sheet
  • Conveys the information to the warehouse keeper to produce the dispatched waybill
  • Conducts daily physical inventory at the beginning and at the end of the day to submit to the Warehouse keeper


  • Certificate in warehouse/stores management/purchasing and supply or equivalen
  • 1 year experience in storekeeping or other related field
  • Good organisational skills

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and safeguarding employees and communities from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. CARE does not, and will never solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. We will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

Deadline: 25 August 2021