2 Stock Controller Job Placements – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Stock
Controller (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Mengo

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Accountant

About US:

Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Stock Controller is responsible for
effectively and efficiently managing and maintaining stock levels and stock
control in the main pharmacy store room, mini pharmacies, wards and theatre to
ensure all targets set regarding stock and stock control are achieved for the
hospital. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring systems are in place
for stock control and verification from purchase to end user, and ensure

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure correct unpacking and checking of all stock received
  • Measure and evaluate stock activity levels for stock and re-ordering
  • Maintain stock at agreed value targets
  • Ensure that expiry dates are checked and managed regularly
    (quarterly) and ensure the timely return to suppliers and/or write off of
  • Eliminate slow moving and redundant stock by means of constant
    communication with doctors, nursing staff, pharmacy and other stock
    controllers in the team
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly cyclical counts for inventory
    management and control purposes; normally shift basis to ensure shift
    stock reconciliations.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly tasks/procedures to ensure all
    required transactions are completed by Close of Business on the last day
    of each month;
  • Prepare for stock take, data capturing, investigation of
    discrepancies and finalization of stock take
  • Ensure stock transfers, consumable transfers etc. are captured
    accurately and timely
  • Identifying and reporting physical stock variances for action
  • Identifying and reporting system stock VS Physical stock variances
    and suggesting solutions to Management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Minimum Diploma in Accountancy,
    Stores management, Business Administration or any other related field
  • At least three years of experience in stock management preferably in
    hospital or busy health environment with pharmaceutical experience
  • Basic computer applications
  • High level of integrity
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent numerical skills with high level of attention to detail
  • Self-driven and with ability to work independently and report
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Knowledge and experience of pharmaceutical stock control systems.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae (CV), copies
of academic transcripts, certificates, and valid contacts details (email and
telephone) of three (3) Professional referees electronically by filling a form
on our website at the link below;


Deadline: 2nd August 2019

Please Note:

  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be

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