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Commodity Tracking System Officer

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CARE
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Last Date: December 8, 2010
 

COMMODITY TRACKING SYSTEM OFFICER
Location: Within the United States
Position Location: ATLANTA, GEORGIA


Description
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

CARE is seeking an experienced Commodity Tracking System (CTS) Officer to be responsible for managing the tracking system for food and non-food commodities handled by all projects globally and for generating required reports as necessary. The CTS Officer will help contribute to the achievement of program objectives by ensuring that commodity management systems in field offices maintain strong controls over receipt, storage and distribution of commodities and that losses are minimized. Through effective analysis of the commodity reports, s/he will identify issues of concern and advice follow up actions. S/he will also support country offices in maintenance of their commodity inventory systems and conduct training for them as necessary. The job will require significant travels to the countries where commodity inventory is managed. The position reports to the Senior Technical Advisor, Inventory Management.

Responsibilities

Commodity Tracking System
Technical Support
Capacity Building
Documentation And Reporting

Required

Four year university degree in related field
Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly MS Office, MS Access & Excel
Extensive knowledge of database management systems
Experience in warehouse management systems
3-5 years field experience in warehouse management and commodity tracking system, preferably at a country or sub-office level in developing or under-developed countries
Strong task management skills, including attention to detail.
Knowledge of office systems, including experience with computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, spreadsheets, database management)
Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

Desired

Diploma or Certificate in Computer Science
Diploma or Certificate in Accounting or Statistics
Work experience in non-profit organizations
Experience in emergency relief operations
Foreign language skills in Spanish or French
Good understanding of CARE International and Sphere relief standards.
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
Knowledge of SPSS or Epi Info packages


Duration: Permanent

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Expected Start Date: November 2010

Expected Travel Percentage: 50%

Language Requirement: Spanish or French desired

Apply online at:
https://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=1131 

 

 

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