Vacancy: Warehouse Officer (2 Career Vacancies)
Recruiting Company : Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head Stores & Operations
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee, whose vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. We envision a Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and effectively utilized by all those in need. Our Mission is “To improve the quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable health care solutions.” Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency, Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
UHMG is currently expanding and is seeking a dynamic qualified individual to fill the following position as part of its team. The position requires a flexible person, with the capacity to perform without supervision, and work beyond the required time to fulfill the organization’s goals.
Job Summary: The Warehouse Officer will to support the Head of Stores and Operations in the management of inventory and movement of products in and out of the AFFORD/UHMG Warehouse/ Stores. This position requires a highly skilled person who has capacity in stores and warehouse management.
Support the Head of Stores and Operations in maintaining accurate records of all receipts and dispatches of products at the warehouse.
Maintain the warehouse in accordance with NDA set standards.
Check that the warehouse safety measures are in place and are adhered to.
Work closely with the Head of Stores and Operations to ensure adequate warehouse space is available for products expected to arrive at the warehouse Keep track of product consumption rates and work with the supervisor to project when next orders should be placed.
In the absence of the Head of Stores and Operations, manage the stores function completely including receipts, dispatches and provide report on a daily basis to the Director of the Product Facility
Routinely dispatch products to customers according to (FEFO) basis to avoid product expiry.
Offer support in the supervision of the secondary packaging of UHMG products at locations of the sub-contracted packaging companies.
Assist the Head of Stores and Operations in processing of all approved orders from customers.
The UHMG Warehouse Officer should ideally possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a Medical field. Post graduate qualification in logistics or stores management will be an added advantage.
Working knowledge of pharmaceutical products and other allied health care products is a must.
Skills and Experience:
A minimum of a year’s experience in Stores and Warehouse management is a must.
Comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical products and other allied health care products.
Excellent communication, advocacy, negotiation, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills, experience in managing customers, and have the ability to discern and identify potential customers for the organizations’ products.
Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, fact, ability to plan, organized, honest, with a high level of energy and integrity, and able to work under minimum supervision.
All suitably qualified applicants are encouraged to send or hand deliver their updated CVs, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the lop left-hand side of the envelope” to: The Human Resources Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. 0. Box 4553, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please deliver your applications to the UHMG reception.
Deadline: 14th March, 2014 by 4:30pm