Non-profit Careers – Warehouse Supervisor at Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Organization: Joint
Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
Stores and Logistics
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
Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for efficient day to day operations at
the assigned JMS Warehouse.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Overseeing
    the physical receipt, verification, put away and safe storage of
    consignments delivered at the assigned warehouse.
  • Ensuring
    timely picking, consolidation and dispatch of approved customer orders.
  • Ensuring
    that products are stored and picked in accordance with the established
    good warehouse management and distribution practices.
  • Actively
    monitor stock movement and their storage conditions.
  • Taking
    part in periodic stock take, following up identified problem items,
    tracing and investigating errors and discrepancies in liaison with
    relevant staff.
  • Posting
    goods returns in the computerized inventory management system, and
    carrying out any other approved stock adjustments.
  • Plan,
    organize and supervise resources in the assigned Warehouse for timely
    achievement of expected results.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business
    Administration, Commerce, Stores and Logistics Management or Health
    related field
  • Professional
    qualifications in supplies and logistics management e.g CIPS will be an
    added advantage
  • Three
    or more years working experience in a busy warehouse or supply chain
  • Hands-on
    experience in using integrated information management system with a
    warehousing module or enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications.
  • Dependable
    and honest (Integrity)
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability
    to prioritize work load, use initiative, work as part of, and lead a team.
  • Excellent
    analytical and problem solving skills.
  • High
    degree of innovation and ability to identify strategies for continual
  • Computer
    proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Excel, PowerPoint,
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications enclosing photocopies of
certificates, updated CVs and three referees (not relatives) should be
sent/delivered to the address below.
The Head of Human Resource and
Joint Medical Store
Plot 1828, Gogonya Road, Nsambya
P.O. Box 4501,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Thursday, 12th March 2015.

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