Stores Assistant NGO Jobs – Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Job Title:     Stores Assistant
Organisation: Uganda Health
Marketing Group (UHMG)
Reports to: Logistics and
Supply Chain Officer
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee
with an NGO status, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. UHMG works
in partnership with public, private, and civil society institutions to improve
the quality of life of Ugandans through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions. Using the Good Life Platform as its launch
pad, UHMG has employed uniquely designed interventions and innovative behavior
change communication approaches to raise people’s awareness of and demand for
health care services for Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria, and Maternal &
Child Health.
About USAID Project:
UHMG was awarded the USAID/Uganda Social Marketing Activity, a
four-year cooperative agreement for a health sector-wide program. The program’s
goal is to contribute to a reduction in new HIV infections, total fertility,
maternal and child mortality, malnutrition and malaria, and to improve access
to family planning. This four-year activity aims to improve utilization of and
increase the uptake of health-related social marketing products and services
among under-served Ugandan consumers and communities in rural and urban areas.
Job Summary: The Stores
Assistant will provide professional stores management support to the Project in
line with the stores and stocks management and operational policies and
guidelines, while ensuring value for money, efficiency and effectiveness. This
will include timely reporting of all stock status and movements and hence will
require a fast learner, self-driven, seasoned, and experienced person with
skills to manage and oversee these technical areas. 
The person should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision,
and maintain a clean stores record and transparent system while adhering to set
procedures. S/he should be detail- and results-oriented, have strong
conceptual, analytical, and reporting skills, with expertise in information
gathering, analysis and timely reporting, be proactive in instituting
innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective interventions, and work dedicatedly
to fulfill the organization’s goals, while upholding the Core Values of UHMG.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Keep the stores inventory records updated.
  • Actively participate in the receipt and
    issue of all supplies.
  • Maintain the stores in accordance with the
    set standards, and check that safety measures are in place and are adhered
    to.
  • The jobholder will minimize all areas of
    inventory and product damage and loss
  • Work closely with the supervisor to ensure
    sufficient space for all products received.
  • Track products’ expiry dates and
    dispatched supplies according to expiry dates (FeFo or FIFO) to avoid
    product expiry.
  • Work with the supervisor to ensure that
    supplies are dispatched in a timely manner, and to the intended
    beneficiaries, and that all deliverables are signed for.
  • Actively participate in periodic stock
    counting/taking and compile reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the UHMG Stores
    Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or Procurement
  • Professional
    qualification in CIPS will be an added advantage
  • Possession
    of a Post graduate Diploma in Stores and Warehouse Management is
    essential.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ relevant experience working in the field of stores
    and warehouse management in a donor environment. Experience working
    with USAID programs will be an added advantage.
  • Good
    knowledge of supply chain and management of stores required
  • Proficiency
    in relevant computer applications and databases, with hands-on experience
    required
  • Highly
    motivated, focused, disciplined professional, with the drive and
    dynamism to work under pressure with competing deadlines, and possess the
    ability to make an immediate impact.
  • Excellent
    communication, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills, and
    experience in managing objectives with the customer in mind.
  • Good
    judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tactful, ability to
    plan, organize and measure outcomes of interventions.
  • Exemplary
    and honest, with a high level of energy and integrity, and able to work
    under minimum supervision.
  • Flexible,
    innovative, with good record keeping, communication, presentation,
    report-writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good
    team player with the ability to make positive contributions.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their applications with copies of
Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified
academic documents, and telephone and email contacts to: The Human Resources
Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd.; Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs
Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala, Uganda.
N.B:  Hand deliveries should be submitted at the
UHMG reception.
Deadline: 6th June
2017 by 4:00pm

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