Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
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.
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.
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