Stores Supervisor - Receiving Jobs - Umeme

Organisation: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Inventory Manager

About US:
Umeme is the largest electricity distribution company in Uganda, with a mandate of operating, maintaining, upgrading and expanding the electricity distribution network, retailing electricity to its customers, improving efficiency within the electricity distribution system. Umeme Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross-listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange since 2012. Umeme has over 620,000 customers of which 20% are on pre-paid metering, a staff complement of 1,400 employees and has over the last 9 years invested US$ 271 m in the electricity distribution system.

Job Summary: The Stores Supervisor –Receiving will manage receiving of stock at the Central Stores.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Receive and jointly inspect stock with users or relevant stakeholders and an independent quality assurance team to confirm that stock received is in line with user specifications and purchase order terms and conditions.
  • Oversee the receiving of materials into the designated store in line with the inventory management processes, policies and procedures
  • The incumbent will identify, record, track and escalate any supplier non-conformance to procurement specifications.
  • Coordinate with users and quality assurance teams for specialist testing where required.
  • Approve Goods Received Notes (GRNs) for received, inspected and accepted stock.
  • The incumbent will record and submit a report of all goods rejected to the inventory manager for approval before goods are returned to suppliers in line with inventory policies.
  • Coordinate the timely return of goods to suppliers where warranty terms apply.
  • Review reconciliation of received stock with purchase orders and monitor completeness of orders.
  • Oversee appropriate archiving of records for all received goods for future reference.
  • Provide leadership and performance management to receiving officers and assistants.
  • Prepare and submit goods received reports to the Inventory Manager within agreed timelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Umeme Stores Supervisor –Receiving career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Possession of a relevant professional postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of technical work experience in a similar environment, one of which should have been spent in a supervisory role.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in use of MS Office.
  • Previous experience with an inventory management system is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to fill out the online form at the link below.


Deadline: 13th July 2017 at 5.00PM.


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