Stores Officer (Public Sector)

Job Purpose

The Stores Officer will be accountable for the overall warehouse/stores operation, which receives and stores, moves and ships supplies, stock and materials to and/or from the warehouse. Manage the overall operation and ensure the safe and effective storage and distribution of goods to different stations/branches on time and without extensive damage.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement both short- and long-term warehouse planning.
  • Maintain items record, document necessary information and utilize reports to project warehouse status
  • Identify areas of improvement and establish innovative or adjust existing work procedures and practices
  • Supervise the loading and offloading of items in the warehouse
  • Ensure all warehouse employees receive regular performance reviews, personal-development and succession plans
  • Ensuring accurate recording management is performed in the department
  • Monitoring stock levels on a regular basis
  • Sourcing of high quality and cost effective good and services
  • Accountable for the planning and direction of all warehouse operations, including developing and monitoring of key performance indicators, security, change management, technology and all administration activities, such as production reporting.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of warehousing activities and employee’s performance
  • Organize and maintain inventory and storage area
  • Ensure shipments’ and inventory transactions’ accuracy
  • Any Other Duties as assigned

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyse data
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Good Negotiating Skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Stores Management OR Equivalent Qualification
  • 4 - 5 years’ work experience in Stores Management
  • 2-3 working experience in the in the same capacity is a must
  • Working experience with the government in the same capacity is an added advantage
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a member of CIPS ZIPS

How to apply

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations through email:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Application deadline
6 Apr 15:00
Apply online
https://bemconsult.com/index.php?view=job_d&jobId=465
Email applications to
jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult@outlook.com
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