Logistics & Warehouse Manager Job Placement - Micro-Haem Scientifics and Medical Supplies Limited

Organisation: Micro-Haem Scientifics and Medical Supplies Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About Us:
Micro-Haem Scientifics and Medical Supplies Limited mandate is supply of high quality pharmaceutical and medical products (consumables and equipment) of latest technology in Uganda and E. Africa; Manufacture Drugs and Medical Devices/Instruments; Operate the Microhaem Medical Equipment Training School (offer training, research, capacity building programmes, establish incubation centre; collaborate with and outsource medical  professionals from related training institutions globally); run curriculum  that meets international standards); and engage in maintenance, servicing and repairing of medical equipment.

Job Summary: The Logistics & Warehouse Manager will increase company profitability & customer satisfaction by overseeing logistics, procurement, ensure procurement of quality products from reputable sources of the company, warehouse operations in a safe, secure, efficient and cost-effective manner that complies with company policy and other applicable regulations

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The incumbent will supervise and schedule warehouse and delivery staff to ensure safe and efficient operation of all warehouse functions
·         Manage the entire warehouse operations from shipment receipts to order management, picking, and Inventory management to order fulfilment.
·         Ensure the orders received are dispatched accurately and within specified timelines.
·         Preparing NDR (Non Delivery Report) & RTO (Return to Origin) Report
·         Ensure optimum capacity utilization of warehouse by designing best fit layouts of warehouse, goods/material placement, inventory movement and maintenance of the warehouse
·         People Development through regular feedback, coaching & mentoring, identifying and facilitating training needs
·         Ensure safe, clean and healthy working environment in compliance to statutory requirements and company policies
·         Streamline the system and procedures for effective inventory control for ensuring ready availability of materials to meet the sales targets.
·         In charge of maintaining the storage space and receipt in good condition
·         Supervision of works in the warehouse and control of the correct implementation of processes (receipt and putting away, picking, loading, receipt and putting away of returns)
·         Responsible for collecting orders and give the information to the accounts department for billing.
·         Specifies the desired height of the stock and ensures the replacement of it according to the storage policy of the company.
·         Responsible for custom, documentation and clearance.
·         Responsible for the planning of the transportation from abroad and local.
·         Estimation of replenishment needs of central warehouse according to the stock policy and the needs of direct customers.
·         Sending of the replenishment orders on a regular basis if needed and make the follow up of the order.
·         Build long-term partnership with customers and suppliers by effective communication, strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.
·         Timely Reporting to the MD and General Manager.
·         Ensure safe custody of the products in the warehouse

Key Results Areas: 
·         Effective Supervision of incoming, outgoing stocks & Inspection for conformity of specifications and damage
·         Complete documentation and entries for Stock inward, National Drug Authority, pre-shipment and taxes applicable
·         Improved Screening the items & forming route for transportation
·         Improved coordination with Finance Department  and other internal end users
·         Strengthening Pre Delivery Inspection
·         Improved Management of Information Systems (MIS)  and Reporting
·         Improved company supplier relationship
·         Improved cold chain storage and management
·         Cost effective procurement ensured.
·         Well organized, clean, tidy and secured ware house.
·         Improved knowledge regarding consumption trend for the company products

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement / Supply Chain Management / Logistics or business related field from a reputable academic institution.
·         Demonstrated ability to manage timely procurement and delivery of items with tight deadlines.
·         At least five years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics.
·         Extensive experience with the industry as well as local procurement policies, procedures and practices.
·         Prior experience with laboratory and Medical related procurement desirable.
·         The applicant must be an honest, mature and well balanced person with integrity
·         Good at networking, sound business instincts, strong negotiation and financial analysis skills.
·         People oriented and results driven
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Good problem solver and expediter, with capacity to think strategically and to operate at all management and staff levels
·         Strong interpersonal and communication (written and spoken) skills in English as well as other international languages.
·         Proficiency in relevant computer applications: MS Word, , Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Email, quick books, Tally software etc.
·         Ability to meet tight deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently.
·         Ability to function independently; results-oriented; detail oriented.
·         Strong organizational and analytical skills, good attention to detail.
·         Ability to problem solve and work as part of a team
·         Age: Between 35-40 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their sealed applications either hand delivered or via post to:

ACLAIM Africa Limited,
Plot M99 Nakasero Hill Lane,
P. O. Box 7202, Kampala, Uganda.

The completed applications should include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae indicating three professional referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and Copies of Academic Certificates.

Deadline: 14th October, 2016 by 5 pm.

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