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Kenya Pharma is a USAID-funded Chemonics-implemented project that seeks to establish and operate a reliable, sustainable pharmaceutical supply chain management system.
Position Title: Supply Chain / Logistics Associate
Reports to: Supply Chain/Logistics Manager
Based in Nairobi, the SC/L Associate assists in the management of Kenya Pharma’s inbound drug shipments, customs clearance, warehousing and inventory management; outbound deliveries to service delivery points; management of reverse logistics of commodities; reporting and implementing identified ISO 9001: 2008 procedural controls; and ensuring compliance with USAID regulations, Chemonics policies and procedures, and GoK regulations and laws
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Liaise with the shipment subcontractor and ensure commodities are shipped from the supplier and cleared with customs in a timely manner;
Coordinate arrival of shipments into the warehouse.
Warehousing & Inventory Management:
Oversee warehousing practices to ensure appropriate handling of commodities;
Coordinate receipt and dispatch of the commodities from the warehouse;
Manage buffer stock levels and work with the procurement and forecasting and quantification managers to ensure availability of buffer stocks at all times in the warehouses; and
Plan and manage semi-annual inventory and warehouse inspections.
Liaise with the warehouse team for the management of drug orders, authorize emergency deliveries to facilities, and manage reverse logistics when required;
Coordinate with the transport subcontractor to ensure efficiency in delivery of commodities to sites as well as proper tracking and tracing of commodities.
Management and Reporting:
Support overall management and supervision of subcontractors;
Identify areas of potential improvements/efficiencies;
Work with project team to develop and deliver training on various areas of supply chain management; and
Implement ISO 9001:2008 principles and Chemonics and USAID regulations in supply chain management.
A bachelor’s degree in commerce, purchasing and supply management or a post graduate qualification in procurement and supply and / or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
Minimum 5 years relevant work experience, preferably in an NGO setting;
Experience managing health commodity supplies will be an added advantage;
Good knowledge of USAID and its contractual and reporting requirements;
Strong understanding of GOK customs clearance procedures and processes.
Send your CV and cover letter with three professional referees to recruit [at] kenyapharma.org not later than 7th December, 2012.
Please include position title in the subject line of the email.
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