Stores Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacant Position: Stores Manager

Location: Nairobi – Kenya

Industry: Hospitality

Our client, a market leader in Hospitality is urgently looking to hire talented and result oriented Stores Manager.

He/she will be responsible for the organization and scheduling of staff and directing the stores on a day-to-day work plan. Adjust schedules as necessary in both shipping and receiving areas.

He/she will also be responsible for order accuracy, productivity levels, facility maintenance, customer service and communication, delivery, safety, training and setting high standards for their output and other matters by performing the following duties;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of all activities in the purchasing process such as sourcing, procurement, receiving, with all logistics and management activities
  • Sourcing and purchasing of supplies locally and internationally as requested by the respective departments
  • Raising LPOs, receiving quotations and also responsible for all deliveries.
  • Planning, implementing and controlling the efficient and effective forward and reverse flow of storage of goods between the point of origin and point of consumption to reduce the possibility of fraud attempts.
  • Co-ordination and collaborating with suppliers, user departments, intermediaries, service providers, customers, etc.
  • Negotiating favourable credit terms with suppliers
  • Ensuring proper receiving of goods and that proper food handling procedures are followed.
  • Providing effective leadership and training to ensure the department has qualified, disciplined and motivated staff
  • Regularly carry out physical stock taking and on daily basis check the whole stock and ensure it tallies with the stock cards and computer stock
  • Ensuring proper contracts are in place with suppliers as necessary
  • Ensure weekly and monthly meetings are held with HOD’S & Management staff to discuss expenses and trends
  • Ensure all documentation handled by store are posted and updated according to procedures
  • Practices the company values and Guarantees the same is respected and followed by the department team members
  • Ensure the respect of freshness and hygiene rules (BLQ)
  • Ensure the respect of budget/ forecast and take corrective measures when necessary
  • Responsible for maintenance of stores equipment, providing both preventive maintenance programs and all necessary repairs.
  • Ensures that the stores personnel have safe, efficient equipment in order to perform the distribution functions
  • Responsible for stores safety programs in order to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of all OSHA local and state regulations.
  • Be a safety ambassador and ensure employees work safely and always be on the lookout for any unsafe acts or behavior
  • Promotes and practices communication and participatory management within the team.
  • Generates Stores productivity reports, in regard to selection rates, receiving rates, and accounts for all labor hours, both direct and indirect.
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supplies or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least 3 years proven experience as Store’s Manager or equivalent in a busy warehouse/stores handling over 2,000 items and operational aspects of Procurement in a busy environment
  • Experience in using legally established professional and transparent procurement policies and procedures
  • Accounting background – qualifications CPA 1 and above
  • Accounting experience in stock management/control
  • Experience in QSR Industry or related industry
  • Good and experienced in Stores organization, planning and logistics,
  • Good in projections and pre-planning (Advance planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (good in excel – Analysis and reports) and databases, ERP
  • Ability to be self-motivated with a positive attitude and a solid work ethic

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 31st August 2018.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: August 27, 2018 — 11:52 pm