Stores Controller Non-profit Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Stores Controller
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Rakai,
Reports to: Stores Manager

About RHSP:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization (non-profit). It
strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a
combination of community based research, curative services and prevention
strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

Job Summary: The Stores
Controller will assist and be part of the Stores and stock control team which
manages the stocks processes and the general stores practices. The incumbent will
play a key role in stock receiving, counting, record keeping, preparation of
dispatches, maintaining order and cleanliness, and keeping the general safety
of stocks, staff and the facility, in a way that contributes directly to RHSP’s
goal and objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support
    in sorting, pre packing and labeling of requested goods before dispatch.
  • Support
    in dispatching goods to their respective users.
  • Assist
    in receipt of goods / supplies in to the stores.
  • Post
    daily goods’ transactions both receipts and dispatches on to the Bin cards
    in real time.
  • Assist
    in routine stock taking and daily stock reconciliation.
  • The
    Stores controller will be responsible for categorizing goods/ supplies
    neatly on to their respective ranks in the store/ware house.
  • Inspect
    daily cleanliness and hygiene of the stores.
  • In
    charge of the daily inspection of drugs in the stores and look for damages
    spills and expires.
  • Assist
    in secondary packaging at the warehouse.
  • As
    will be instructed from time to time, among other things, provide periodic
    performance reports.
  • Perform
    all other duties as shall be assigned by Management/ supervisor-, adhere
    to all RHSP policies, procedures and demonstrate high integrity.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants
    should hold a Degree or Diploma in Stores Management, 
    and Logistics management, or Humanities, and any other similar
  • One year of experience in stores handling is an added advantage.
  • Working
    knowledge of managing pharmaceutical and health products is an added
  • Able-bodied,
    flexible and energetic, ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated
    track record in customer relations management.
  • The
    candidate must also be computer literate with experience in the use of Microsoft
     Office documents; and skills in
    stock software (Tally) for data management and reporting.
  • The
    candidate should be a person of integrity.
  • Possess
    excellent communication with good interpersonal skills.
  • Age: 25-35 years.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic
documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai,
Send by E-mail to:

Deadline: 19th August 2016
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