Stores Assistant III

  • 26 Jul 2019
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Full-time
  • Housing, Catering, Zebu and Conference Services

The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Stores Assistant III.

General: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centers dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for facilitating catering and recreation service through proper storage of food, beverage and equipment required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receives food, beverage and other items for the use of catering and recreation service
  • Inspect the quality of good and quantity is as per the orders/bills
  • Stores the item in a proper manner so that they are well protected and easily handled for issuing and stocktaking
  • Issues items to cafeteria and zebu kitchen based on approved store issue voucher 
  • Follows established procedures on receiving, stocking and issuing processes
  • Handles and controls the cafeteria crockery’s, utensils and maintains their proper recording and issues during functions and ensures that they are returned safely after the function
  • Conduct stock take of all items on monthly basis and track them on the system
  • Ensure updated recording of stock items is kept on OCS and IDS system
  • Performs routine administrative and clerical work
  • Maintains records of goods receiving notes, stock cards, store issue vouchers and etc.
  • Prepares the Zebu Club food transfer summary and submit to the supervisor on timely basis

Minimum Requirements:


  • Diploma in procurement and logistics/supply chain or high school certificate
  • Certificate in relevant technical training


  • One year relevant experience for Diploma holder
  • Three years relevant experience for high school certificate


  • Ability to drive light vehicles with a valid second grade driving license.


  • Data entry skill and record keeping skill
  • Reporting skill

Duty Station:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Job Grade:   HG 9

Monthly Base Salary: Birr 8,500 (Negotiable depending on salary history of the candidate).

Terms of appointment:  This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three year with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc. The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus in Addis Ababa. Dining and sports facilities are located on site.

Applications: Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae. The position and reference number: REF: SA/30/19 should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter. All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal: by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab above before 26 July 2019.

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Suitably qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.

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