SHOFCO Pharmacy Store Assistant Job in Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya

Shining Hope for Community (SHOFCO)

Job title: Pharmacy Store Assistant

Location: Mathare
Reports to: Clinical Coordinator
Hours: Mon- Fri, 8am to 4pm and two Saturdays a month from 9am-3pm
Main purpose of the job: The position holder will be responsible for maintaining inventory of all drugs and equipment purchases in the store whilst ensuring best practices and maintaining audit-compliant records.


Reporting responsibilities
  • Monthly Reports to the Supervisors.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Receiving, storing and issuing goods to all drugs while keeping proper records of all transactions.
  • Regularly running items below re-order level report and raising timely purchase requisition orders. 
  • Ensure the store is clean and well organized
  • Verify ledgers, invoices, statements and supporting
  • Inspecting and verifying items received from suppliers against purchase order specification and supplier delivery documents.
  • Transferring material commodities to respective storage shelves and departments whilst ensuring proper handling, shelving and coding of materials/items.
  • Maintain the First Expiry First Out (FEFO) and First in First Out (FIFO) systems for storage and issuance of items.
  • Assist in drug spot checks in the organization.
  • Participate in carrying out daily, quarterly and random drug stock takes.
  • Ensure that any drug stock variances are thoroughly investigated, documented and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Any other duties or tasked delegated by clinic manger Manager.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities.
Job Requirements:
  • Diploma or certificate in stores and supplies or its equivalent
  • Knowledge and Experience in Inventory Management
  • Two year’s work experience in inventory management
  • Competent in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge in Systems and Records  Management
  • Experience in medical supplies management /training in pharmacy at whatever level will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer,  quoting their current and expected salaries.  
Applications without this information will not be considered. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Applications should reach us no later than 14th June 2016. 

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