Inventory Manager Job Vacancies in Kenya

Inventory Manager Job Vacancies in Kenya


  • Take complete responsibility for the management of the inventory and warehousing operations in the warehouse, in line with policies and procedures; including the receipt, storage, accounting, dispatching and reporting of all commodities received and stored in the warehouse;
  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning, even cold chain requirements, and that all relevant records are properly maintained.
  • Ensuring regular stock reports, daily stock position, monthly commodity and logistic movements reports through the usage of platform and technology;
  • Oversee all the loading and offloading activities at gate, counting of bags and stock while loading and offloading, prepare arrangement plans for stock based on warehouse segmentation
  • Ensure prompt dispatch of products to the clients, production of delivery notes prior to client loading/delivery and filling of all related documentation;
  • Train and supervise the junior warehouse staff, storekeepers and tally clerks;
  • Assess availability of space and prepare stacking/storage plans prior to commodities arrivals;
  • Ensure that all the receipts, delivery notes and invoices are properly documented, including any damages and shortages.
  • Take periodic random checks during loading/offloading operations to ensure that commodities by the trucks confirm to quantity record on the truck waybill;
  • Monitor the quantity and quality of commodities stored. Carry out regular commodity physical random check/inventory of the warehouse;
  • Ensure security of warehouse, commodities and staff;
  • Ensure all necessary licensing requirements are up to date, all health and safety regulation are adhered to;
  • Ensure the adequate provision of all warehouse equipment such as pallets and tools and the provision of reconstruction materials such as sacks and strings; ensure warehouse cleanliness;
  • When necessary, arrange fumigation of infested stocks and inspection certification of damaged cargo; prepare all procedures and necessary steps for commodity disposal;
  • Prepare loading and offloading
    plans and ensure that standard waybills are duly filled for outgoing stock;
  • Assess the strengths and the weaknesses of the warehouse operation and propose corrective actions and technical advice to the management on storage needs and options;
  • Identify alternative warehouse facilities when needed;
  • Organize and facilitate training on staff, business partners, counterparts in warehouse management practice.
  • If necessary, implement and organize new warehouse facilities which may include installation and assembly of temporary warehouse structures.
  • Be prepared to meeting urgent timelines to deliver to client locations collaborating with third party transporter.
  • Assist in training of warehouse staff in warehouse/Inventory management best practices.
    Guide warehouse staff, build capacity of staff and ensures strong teamwork.
  • Liaise with other staff to implement new initiatives, align with business practices and insure continuous improvement.
  • Support in establishing close collaboration with government and partners on warehouse management issues, support in assessing partners and counterparts’ capacities;
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Degree in Procurement and Supplies or Related Course.
  • Certification in Warehousing or equivalent certification is an asset or CPA-K Finalist.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience at the manufacturing industry warehouse/Inventory Management.
  • Ability to lead large teams
  • Ability to work in high-pressure context

    How to Apply

    If qualified kindly send your resume to with the title “Inventory manager” on the subject line, by 5th September, 2019.

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