Stock Controller Career Jobs – KSK Associates

Job Title:     Stock Controller
Organization: KSK Associates
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager
About US:
Associates is a Professional Services Firm that provides Financial Consultancy
Services including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Business Planning,
Feasibility studies & Project Proposal Preparation, Human Resource, Risk
Management and Information System Solutions.
Job Summary: The Stock Controller will manage the purchasing
and replenishment of the retail products sold in the business.  A key aspect of the role is maintaining the
stock levels within the budget set by the business. The Stock Controller’s role
includes carrying out sales activities and maintaining store standards to the
agreed standards. Delivering on these activities will develop sales of the
business products and services we offer. All activities will comply with all
legal, brand/banner and professional requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure all inventory and stock management
    systems are maintained accurately, within the agreed parameters and in a
    timely manner.
  • Responsibility for purchasing and the
    “in-stock” levels within the agreed inventory parameters.
  • Purchase inventory within the agreed budgets.
  • Immediately alert the Retail Manager and
    Manager when a budget is exceeded.
  • Maintain a process for returns. Manage a
    defined area in the storeroom for returns/credits. This area will include
    out of dates, damaged and un-saleable goods.
  • Maintain harmonious working relationship with
    Suppliers/Vendors within the buying parameters set by the business.
  • Oversee and assume responsibility for the POS
    system and the Electronic Ordering Systems.
  • Observe the correct buying protocols.
  • Observe correct stock receiving protocols.
  • Complete all necessary stock takes.
  • Maintain the storeroom and the allocation of
    space for stock.
  • Have a working knowledge of to ensure accurate stock management.
  • Consistently deliver customer service in
    accordance with our customer service standards.
  • Comply with our required personal grooming
  • Maintain store/merchandising standards as
    described in our merchandising standards manual; this includes stock management,
    cleaning, shelf/ stock presentation, shelf ticketing.
  • Use the Retail Ready Program to drive store
    standards and maintain records of store execution performance.
  • Implement Promotions accurately and in the
    required time frames. Attend training(s) as directed.
  • At all times comply with Occupational Health
    and Safety Requirements Unpack orders and stock shelves as required.
  • Maintain good working relationships with your
    Manager and your peers. Comply with all aspects of the Standard Operating
    Procedures manual.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the
    Retail Manager/Business Owner.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Store Sales: Improvement in total store sales is
    the key objective for all team members.
  • The minimum percentage improvement in Sales $
    is the annual rate of inflation.
  • Purchasing budget: Maintain the store purchasing budget
    as agreed with the Business Owner and Manager.
  • Stock levels: Maintain stock levels while at the
    same time managing the Purchasing Budget.
  • Store Standards: Your section must be managed according
    to the Retail Ready Program requirements in the timeframes reasonably
    agreed with the Retail Manager.
  • Customer Feedback: Complaints and compliments received
    will be monitored. 360 Degree feedback: An annual survey will be
    undertaken that allows your peers and superiors to comment on your
    performance, and you theirs. A satisfactory result is required.
  • On time performance: You must get to work within the
    required timeframes. Administration: All administration must be completed
    too standard and in agreed timeframes.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant must hold a University Degree.
    Must have passed English and Math.
  • Personality – your personality must suitable
    for the role.
  • Personal Situation – ability to perform the
    role and be at work at agreed times.
  • Specific Job Skills – experience in managing
    inventory, or ability to learn this skill. Experience
  • or ability to learn delegation skills.
  • Computer Skills – competent in operation of
    the POS systems, Purchasing, Microsoft Word,
  • Microsoft Excel, etc.
  • Literacy and Numeracy
How to Apply:  
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs to
Deadline: 8th August 2016

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