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Senior Warehouse Supervisor Job Vacancy

Deacons Kenya Limited, the leading fashion retailer ¡n East Africa over the last fifty years, is seeking to recruit a focused, self-driven professional of high integrity in the position specified below.

Deacons operates ten exciting brands namely, Woolworths, Truworths, Identity, Mr. Price Home, Mr. Price Apparel, 4u2, Angelo, Adidas and Lifefitness and Babyshop; through Thirty five retail outlets ¡n Kenya, Kampala, Dar es Salaam and Kigali.

Reporting to the Warehouse & Logistics Manager, the Senior Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for:
  • Coordinating and ensuring accurate and timely processing of orders,
  • Ensuring receipts are correctly and accurately received.
  • Leading and controlling activities of the warehouse personnel.
  • Composing, retaining and reviewing warehouse documents and reports.
  • Ensuring stock is received in good condition and in stated quantities.
  • Facilitating regular stock take as required and advising on occupancy and stock holding summaries.
  • Advising merchandisers and stores on realistic completion dates and Liaising with Operations to ensure Service Level Agreements are maintained
  • Coordinating stock count and accounting for any variances and justifying the same.
  • Ensuring reports are done and given to relevant personnel in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring reports on stock levels are done weekly and the same given to the relevant personnel.
  • Ensuring records are ified ¡n an orderly & organised manner.
  • Ensuring work procedures and instructions are followed.
  • Liaising with stores to understand their specific needs and delivery of supplies with defined timelines.
  • Reporting on non moving items and ageing stock.
  • Stand in for the Warehouse Manager as required.
  • Any other duties as may be delegated from time to time.
The person:
  • University degree is mandatory
  • Professional qualification in supply chain desired
  • At least 3 years experience in Warehouse and Logistics Operations
  • Knowledge in computer applications desirable.
  • Good planning and organisation skills;
  • Good adaptability and ability to manage competing work demands;
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence.
  • Proficient use of MSOffice suite;
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities.
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and/or references are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CV names and contacts of 3 referees, copies of certificates, testimonials, current telephone number and email address, on or before 30 January 2012 to the address indicated below.

The Human Resource Manager,
Deacons Kenya Limited,
P.O. Box 30087-00100,
Nairobi

Email: careers@deacons.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Deacons is an equal opportunity employer

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