HIAS Store Keeper Jobs in Kenya

HIAS Store Keeper Jobs in Kenya

Job Title:
  • Store Keeper
    Reports To:
  • Center Manager

    Job summary

    Responsible for all store operations activities including receiving, deliveries, coordinating stock.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage all store operation activities such as coordinating stock, documenting store transactions, maintaining records, and overseeing storage of surplus inventory for HIAS Safe House and Site Offices
  • Requisition, receive, stock and issue materials, supplies utilizing a computer purchasing and inventory control system.
  • Verify goods against purchase orders or GRN and count and inspect goods for damage or defects.
  • Select proper storage areas and store articles in bins, racks, shelves, floor or yard areas.
  • Issue supplies using proper records and requisitions.
  • Maintain control of stock.
  • Enter and retrieve data from a computerized inventory control system.
  • Assist in reconciling work order quantities with inventory records.
  • Perform weekly cycle counts, quarterly inventory, mid -year inventory, year-end inventory and physical inventory and prepare year-end inventory reports.
  • Maintain storage areas, shelves in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

    Job Specifications

    Knowledge of:

  • Methods, techniques and practices of maintaining inventory.
  • Practices and policies related to purchasing and procurement.
  • Basic business mathematics.
  • Methods and practices used in receiving, storing and issuing goods.

    Ability to:

  • Maintain a variety of supplies and inventory.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Learn the policies and procedures related to inventory control.
  • Coordinate activities with other staff.
  • Be on-call for and respond to after hours or emergency deliveries or orders.
  • Understand and follow oral
    and written directions.
  • Work independently within established guidelines.
  • Inspect supplies for defects and damages.
  • Accurately enter and retrieve data from a computerized control system.
  • Operate a computer using word processing, business software and other office equipment.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

    Experience and Education
  • Diploma in Record Management
  • Two years of progressively responsible experience in maintaining and controlling inventory in warehouse and/or storage operations.
  • Prior experience in performing general store keeping and warehouse duties.
  • Ability to maintain accurate manual and computer records
  • Ability to perform physical labor
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

    How to Apply
  • Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae indication your current and expected salary to the email address; recruitment.kenya@hias.org.
  • In addition, indicate Vacancy Notice No. HRTK/KEN/SK/02/19** in the subject line.
  • Applications not bearing the requirements highlighted in this advert will not be considered.
  • Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Closing date 28th February 2019 by 5.00pm

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