National Warehouse Manager

Job Purpose:

  • Provides materials, equipment, and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing, and distribution services; supervising staff.

Knowledge & Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum requirement: National Diploma in related field with post graduate Supply Chain / Retail Management.
  • Added advantage: Any qualification within inventory control and management
  • 5+ years of warehousing experience and 3+ years in a leadership position in a variety of Warehouse roles in a FMCG environment.
  • Recognised qualification in warehouse would be considered an asses. In depth knowledge of warehouse management, preferably working in an international environment will be a benefit.


  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Good decision making skills, even under pressure
  • No problem hitting deadlines
  • Ability to plan and think ahead
  • Good numeracy skills (there’s a lot of spreadsheet work in this job)
  • Good multi-tasking abilities
  • Analytical ability
  • Technical and IT skills

Job Specifications:

  • Overseeing the receipt and storage of incoming items
  • Monitoring space and tracking stock levels
  • Setting aside storage areas for new stock
  • Planning rotas
  • Meeting productivity targets
  • Maintaining computerised admin
  • Maintaining automated storage and retrieval systems
  • Recruiting, disciplining and training staff
  • Ensuring security arrangements are in place
  • Scheduling equipment maintenance and replacing when required
  • Ensuring products are stocked correctly and safely (especially chemicals and food, that could be pretty dangerous)

How to Apply

Position requirements: Please submit a details CV with supporting documents and a cover letter. Only emailed applications will be accepted. Please do not apply should you not meet ALL the requirements as set out above. Market related salaries will be paid. Please send your CV to:

Justin Kalukangu @ +260 976 333555

Application deadline
30 Sep 12:00
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