Stock Control Officer – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Ref: NMS/2014/29
Report to: Head of
Stores and Operations
About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an
autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our
mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical
supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Stock
Control Officer will be responsible for the effective and efficient stock
control services that meet set standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain
    and update and approved product list of the NMS trading stock
  • Classify
    items using ABC analysis periodically to facilitate stock location and
  • Quantify
    and forecast trading stock requirements periodically to facilitate timely
  • Set
    periodically, the average monthly consumption, minimum, maximum stock and
    stock recorder levels
  • Draw
    up supplier delivery plans/schedules for trading stock based on available
    funds, space and consumption.
  • Adjust
    delivery schedules when necessary to prevent out of stock or overstocking
  • Oversee
    supplier contracts to ensure timely delivery and adherence to terms and
    conditions of their contracts
  • The
    jobholder will send periodic stock status and projection reports as
  • Perform
    periodic cycle counts
  • Make
    logical stock placement and movement plans
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold an Honour’s degree in Procurement and Supplies
    Management and a minimum of diploma in Pharmacy OR Honour’s degree in
    Pharmacy and a minimum of post graduate diploma in Procurement and Supply
    Chain Management.
  • A
    minimum of three or more years’ experience in procurement or supply chain
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their updated CVs that should include names and
addresses of the last two employers with hand written applications indicating
the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three
referees with their full time telephone contacts, email and postal addresses
indicated on the application letter.
Photocopies of the original
academic documents should be attached.
Please note that National
Medical Stores reserves the right to verify Photocopies of the academic
documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate
their validity.
All applications should be
addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services,
National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe,
NB: Any
form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who
meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted. Please note
that NMS will be closed for Christmas Break between 24th December 2014 to 5th
January 2015. Please note that if you do not hear from us within four weeks
regarding your application, consider your application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 9th January 2015 by 5pm

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