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Chester House Limited Storekeeper Job in Nairobi Kenya

Chester House Limited is a member of the Monarch Group of Companies. Chester House Apartments are leading luxurious apartments located at the heart of the City of Nairobi with newly refurbished and fully serviced Apartments.

Reporting To: Procurement Manager

Reporting to the Procurement Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that goods are stocked correctly, issued as required and records kept up to date

Indicators of Good Performance on the job
  • Set minimum and maximum stock levels for all stock items are maintained
  • Establish lead times reorder levels for all items
  • Establish optimal EOQ as per Procurement Manual requirements
  • Set criteria and framework for stock control and physical count
  • Set up a perpetual inventory system and record Bin card and stock reconciliations
  • Set up a framework for coding and nomenclature classification of all stock items for ease of computerization , accounting and audit trail purposes
  • Restructure and set up a qualitative classification of stocks into Fast Movers =AA, “Slow Movers” CC and “Dead Stock” including the ages of each class and process for disposal of “Dead Stock”

  • Participate in the conceptualization and implementation of an MRP system for the stores when the system migrates to ICT.
  • Produce daily report showing Opening Stocks, Average Consumption per stock item per day, Projected Purchases in EOQ per class , PAR stocks and Closing Stock in Volumes and values and circulate to GFD, Accountants, Procurement and GCEO
  • Purchase requisitions generated on time
  • Accurate stock records maintained and timely reports circulated
  • Safety and security standards achieved in the stores
  • Standing Operating Procedures (SOPS) adhered to at all times
Key Deliverables 
  • Verify all deliveries against dispatch list/invoices and enter all goods received into the stock records.
  • Update the bin cards
  • Ensure safe, proper and secure storage of goods
  • Update daily stock summaries as needed and maintain accurate and comprehensive records
  • Issue housekeeping and restaurant materials as per requisitions
  • Ensure accuracy of requisitions filled
  • Ensure that the stores carry the right quantities of provisions and monitor movements to avoid spoilage/expired/dead stock and stock outs
  • Highlight /low stock situations for action by management
  • Prepare purchase requests for provisions and operating equipment and forward to the General Manager and follow up to ensure that the orders are filled in time.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly stores receipt, issues and order reports
  • Prepare weekly reports on outstanding orders and follow up.
  • Participate in periodic (scheduled and adhoc) stock takes and respond to queries on variances.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and cleanliness within the store.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Knowledge and Skills
  • Diploma in store keeping and/or warehousing
  • 'O’ level with a good command of English
  • Minimum experience of 1-2 years in stores
  • Record keeping and maintenance skills
  • Safety and quality awareness
  • Keen eye for detail and sound follow up skills
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Honest, diligent and trustworthy.
If you meet our requirements apply with confidence through:

Attaching your Curriculum Vitae with three referees, telephone contacts and expected salary so as to be received latest by close of business on Friday the 13th August 2010.

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