Food Distribution Coordinator | Action Africa Help | | Full-Time

Food Distribution Coordinator Monitors, manages and account for food resources in an emergency response, in compliance with AAH and other international Food management standards.

Major Responsibilities:

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

  1. Ensure that Food received at the FDP is handled with high management and accountability levels in compliance with all AAH and other international standards to avoid losses.
  2. Generate and submit Monthly and monitoring reports to the Distribution Coordinator for onward submission
  3. Coordinate team in training of the Food Management Committees in Food distribution and community contribution during emergency response.
  4. Respond to external and Internal Food Audits and ensure that all matters raised on Food distribution are responded to fully and all concerns raised are implemented
  5. Participate in the development of contingency plan to respond to potential risk during and After Food distribution such as permeate copying mechanisms
  6. Prepare individual FDP Food distribution plans and report on the planned against distributed at the end of the distribution circle.
  7. Monitor and report all the security situation at distribution points and ensure complaints from beneficiaries are well handled all the times.
  8. Work with the local committees, FMC in organizing and monitoring the whole distribution process and accounting for all food items entrusted on the Distributors to be distributed in a response.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  1. Ability to work under pressure and minimum supervision
  2. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and morals.
  3. Perform other duties as required.
  4. Be sensitive to different cultural norms
  5. Attend and participate meetings

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Diploma in Logistics/Social Work with 2 years of experience
  • Exposure in Food Management and accounting
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft World, Excel and data analysis software is recommended.
  • Must have good analytical, writing and communication skills.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field based position

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