Head Store Keeper Employment Opportunity in Uganda at Umeme

Job Vacancy: Head Store Keeper
Location: Uganda
Umeme is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to engage employees with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions above.
Job Title: Head Store Keeper
Job Ref: REF No UM/CM/01/07/12
Job Purpose: Responsible for planning the receiving, storage and Issuance of materials to support company operations using the appropriate procedures/systems to efficiently do the job
Key Responsibilities:
·         Develop and execute a plan for managing materials in stores.
·         Ensure that there are adequate materials at all times by maintaining minimum stock levels to fulfill user requirements.
·         Ensure that store systems and controls are effective to achieve good inventory management objectives.
·         Ensure that all material issues are prompt, accurately packaged and with proper documentation.
·         To drive continuous improvements and efficient ways of managing stock within the store.
·         Continuous reporting on material receipts, usage and stock balances.
·         Managing the store keepers to ensure KPIs and service levels are met
·         Responsible for safety of all team members and ensure compliance with physical security of store premises.
·         Implement scheduled and unscheduled stock takes. Develop and lead teams, employee engagements, training, performance evaluation and job rotation.
Required Qualifications:
·         University Degree preferably in Stores Management or
·         Business related degree with qualification in Procurement and Supplies Management or other Related discipline
·         At least 3 years experience in a busy Stores environment
·         Demonstrated skills in leading change initiatives.
·         Knowledge of Sun Inventory System will be an added advantage.
How to Apply
If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Manager Umeme at Lugogo plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug . Applications should be received by 5:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012.

UMEME is an equal opportunity employer. Influence-peddling will lead to automatic disqualification.
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