SHOFCO Pharmacy Stores Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

SHOFCO is a Kenyan registered Charity Organization with its Headquarters in Gatwekera-Kibera and other offices in New York, Mathare Slum, Mukuru Slum and Bangladesh with a plan to move to other slums in Kenya with a VISION of “Building Urban Promise from Urban Poverty”.

It is a grassroots movement that catalyzes large-scale transformation in urban slums by providing critical services for all, community advocacy platforms, and education and leadership development for women and girls.

We seek to fill the following position:

Pharmacy Stores Assistant

Rank: Supervisor / Assistant / Facilitator

Grade: G4

Section: Member / Client Services

Department: Health

Location / Work Station: Kibera

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 5.00PM

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Clinic Manager

Direct reports: N/A

Job Purpose: To be responsible for maintaining inventory of all drugs and equipment purchases in the store whilst ensuring best practices and maintaining audit-compliant records.

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions


  • 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 manager Manager

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Inventory Management
  • Diploma/Certificate in Pharmaceutical will be an added advantage

Professional Qualifications: N/A

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • Knowledge is system Management is a plus

Functional Skills:

  • Interpreting data
  • Meeting timescales
  • Managing tasks
  • Producing output

Behavioral Competencies / Attributes:

  • Following procedures
  • Upholding standards
  • Team working
  • Understanding people

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager or drop their hard copies at our Head Office in Kibera, Gatwekera.

Applications without this information will not be considered.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach us no later than 31st October 2018.

SHOFCO is an equal opportunity employer and employment is subject to Child Protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

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Kibera, Nairobi

Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Health and Medical, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: October 22, 2018 — 8:50 am