Joint Medical Store (JMS) Fresher Careers – Stores Assistant

Job Title:   Stores Assistant
Organisation: Joint
Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About JMS:
Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a
Church founded private Not-For-Profit organization whose mission is to supply
medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of
assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.
Job Summary: The Joint
Medical Store (JMS) Stores Assistant will be in charge of carrying out various
warehouse tasks including physical receipt, verification, and put away of
in-bound consignments; pick, check and loading of out-bound consignments and
any assigned routine housekeeping warehouse activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Intuitively
    verify and put away inbound consignments.
  • Pick
    customer consignment as assigned by the relevant team leader.
  • Pick,
    check and pack out bound consignments.
  • Move
    items to assigned storage areas within warehouse.
  • Ensure
    that all operational areas are tidy.
  • Load
    on to trucks consignment that has been released by the dispatch officer.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidates for the Stores Assistant should hold a Diploma in
    Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technology, Business Administration,
    Commerce or Stores and Logistics Management.
  • Possess
    a Bachelor’s degree in the above fields or professional qualification in
    supplies and logistics management e.g. CIPS is an added advantage.
  • One
    year’s work experience in a relevant busy business environment.
  • Practical
    work experience in inventory management and using computerized warehouse
    management system is an added advantage.
  • Highly
    dependable, honest, impeccable integrity
  • Good
    team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills
  • Ability
    to work with figures and pay attention to detail
  • Ability
    to read, correctly interpret work instructions and meet strict deadlines
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint, Email.
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications including photocopies of academic certificates, Curriculum
Vitae, names of three professional referees (who are not relatives), and a
day-time telephone contacts should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource and
Joint Medical Store
Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya
P.O. Box 4501, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Wednesday, 17th December 2014 by 5.00pm.
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