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Medical Supplies Warehouse Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Warehouse Manager – Medical Supplies

Industry: Medical Supplies

Salary: 350k – 420k based on experience

Location: Nairobi

Our client is a leading distributor of trusted and quality medical supplies in the market.

They seek to hire a dynamic Warehouse Manager with excellent leadership, organization, planning skills and quality control skills.


  • Manage procurement order cycle and order of outsourcing
  • Manage group age of goods, plan transport, implement customs operation upstream and downstream
  • Recruit, supervise and support Stores, Procurement and Logistics team.
  • Plan work organization of employees, identify work schedules, manage attendance and leaves
  • Manage flows of goods between storing and stockpiling areas
  • Follow supplies programs and relationships with internal suppliers and customers
  • Organize deliveries and provision of goods to customers in setback zone and when appropriate, delivery operation to customers
  • Prepare procedures for optimizing costs, schedules, quality and control of phases of getting goods and services
  • Optimize the logistical organization: identify equipment and materials needs (forklifts, material handling equipment, etc.) and plan the necessary investments in accordance with the management
  • Monitor the Temperatures in the warehouse and ensure it is kept within the required limits and all records updated accurately for Compliance inspections.
  • Ensure that installations and equipment’s are working properly; organize maintenance and reconditioning of damaged equipment.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are applied.
  • Issue shipping instructions and provide routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
  • Review Monthly production schedules, consumption reports, and demand forecasts to estimate peak and delivery timings.
  • Match the physical, computer stock and stock cards – which is then reviewed by the stock auditor. Resolve and provide explanations for any variances.


  • A Business Degree with 8 years relevant experience in store management.
  • Knowledge of every factor in the logistic chain (suppliers, transporters, logistic platforms, local authorities) and management of contractual relationships
  • Ability to analyze and follow purchase and logistic KPI’s (stock rotation, etc.) and its evolution in order to optimize overall costs,
  • Ability to balance the need for product availability versus the need to minimize costs of inventory to ensure optimum stocks of the right material in the right location
  • Knowledge of ERP system used
  • Should have initiative to implement and improve on Systems.
  • Should be alert, proactive and be a person of high integrity.
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Respect for deadlines and a sense of responsibility

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Warehouse Manager – Medical Supplies) to before Monday 15th May 2017.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

Updated: May 8, 2017 — 3:12 pm
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