Senior Inventory Officer

FHI 360, Kabu, Afghanistan

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource Mobilization
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
25th December, 2019

Job Description


FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health, education and well-being of people in the United States and around the world. We team with governments and civil society to create jobs, educate children, provide lifesaving health care and bring about positive social change. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives. Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals works in more than 60 countries around the world. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.

In Afghanistan, FHI 360 is currently implementing The Goldozi and IHSAN project. The Goldozi Project is designed to upgrade the skills of and increase access to market information for 15,000 vulnerable female embroiderers in and around Kabul, thereby increasing the commercial and export potential of their products. This tested approach will also create a class of over 500 trained and certified sales agents who are equipped with new skills and access to market insights, connect them to embroiderers and other actors along the value chain, and build and promote a strong brand that advertises the authenticity and ethical production of its product lines. The Initiative for Hygiene, Sanitation, and Nutrition (IHSAN) is a five-year project whose goal is to assist the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA), civil society organizations (CSOs), and the private sector to carry out and scale up evidence-based nutrition and water, hygiene, and sanitation (WASH) interventions that will improve the nutritional status of women and children less than five years old. Specific project objectives include enhancing capacity to institutionalize nutrition programs, increasing adoption of optimal nutrition and hygiene behaviors at community and household levels; and increasing availability of nutrition, hygiene, and sanitation services and products increased.

Job Summary

The Senior Inventory Officer is a full-time position based in Kabul, Afghanistan. S/he will serve as inventory management resource on the project, overseeing and coordinating all inventory management activities to ensure smooth functioning of the property management support to ensure successful implementation of the project activities. S/he will perform the daily technical stores and inventory management role, ensuring proper logistics management information systems for all supplies and commodities transiting through the project. S/he will provide control and guidance to all stores transactions and will be accountable for all property (supplies, equipment, commodity) entering and exiting the project. S/he will mentor and support any staff assigned tasks in the inventory management. S/he will report to the DCOP/Operation.


  • Designs and maintains project property database tracking assets allocation, movement and disposition in accordance with FHI 360 Property Management procedures.
  • Organizes and maintains Asset Management activities registration filing system in accordance
  • Ensure that property records are accurate and up-to-date and the back-up information for each record in filed properly.
  • Organizes and maintains adequate stocks of supplies and its usage and rnsure that supplies are protected from adverse physical conditions like moisture and heat.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of all office assets.
  • Leads the annual physical verification projects of project assets and the filing of records.
  • Coordinates with finance on a monthly basis to reconcile inventory records
  • Reviews the Inventory Control Record on a regular basis to ensure accuracy of each record.
  • Establishes maximum security to any unused property available in stock keeping the store under key and lock at all times.
  • Ensures compliance to recommended stock management procedures (cleanliness, organization, arrangement, easy identification, procedures, record keeping, safety, filling,).
  • Takes responsibility for receiving, verifying and dispatching of commodities
  • Prepare all consignment and shipping documents (Delivery Note, way bill etc.) to be transported to the various supported facilities
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor and other senior staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business management or related filed with a minimum of five years of experience in property/inventory/asset management on the USAID-funded projects requried.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Pashto/Dari, and English languages proficiency
  • Excellent computer skills and familiar with office packages (MS ACCESS, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Good organizational skills; ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to work effectively, both, independently and in a team unit


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