Assistant Operations Manager Job Opportunity - Dream Africa Schools (International Schools)


Organization: Dream Africa Schools (GEMS Education) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Dream Africa Schools is a GEMS school. We are a 60 year old organization running schools across different continents with different curriculum. We operate on the principle of ‘Education for all’ with a simple and explicit goal of “Providing high quality education at an affordable cost.” Education should equip individuals with the required competencies, the ‘oars to row with on the river of life.’ One sure way of achieving the purpose of education is to have an organized education system which we have proven in years at GEMS Education. Our system is the result of determined and hard-working great minds over several decades.

Job Summary: The Assistant Operations Manager will increase company profitability & school satisfaction by overseeing logistics and procurement of quality products from reputable sources of the company, store operations in a safe, secure, efficient and cost-effective manner that complies with company policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will supervise and schedule supplies to all schools to ensure safe and efficient operations of the store
  • Ensure the orders received are dispatched accurately and within specified timelines.
  • Preparing GRN (Goods Received Notes) & sign off delivery notes
  • In charge of Sourcing for vendors and initiation of RFQs
  • Ensure safe, clean and healthy working environment in compliance to statutory requirements and company policies
  • Responsible for collecting invoices and give the information to the accounts processing of payments
  • Distribution of different items to schools and managing supply e.g. uniforms, learning resources, text books etc
  • Processing LPO’s and having them signed by the required people.
  • Manage and follow up on payments to suppliers.
  • Build long-term partnership with suppliers by effective communication, strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.

Key Results Areas:
  • Effective Supervision of incoming, outgoing stocks & Inspection for conformity of specifications and damage of all supplies
  • Complete documentation and entries for supplies received
  • Improved company supplier relationship
  • Cost effective procurement ensured.
  • Well organized, clean, tidy and secured store.


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.
  • Experience in Procurement and Logistics.
  • The applicant must be an honest and well balanced person with integrity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and spoken) skills
  • Excellent relevant computer applications: MS Word, , Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and email.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, good attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve and work as part of a team
  • Should have a valid driving license

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications and updated CVs to rachealnatu20@gmail.com

Deadline: 2nd May 2018

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