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Head of Stores Job in Kenya

Exciting Opening with Africas Largest Manufacturer

Head of Stores
Role Overview: Effectively manage 'day to day' activities of a fast moving, high volume manufacturing environment and lead change & improvement actions in the logistics & materials management areas for all parts in satisfying the needs of its related clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the effective management of material flow;
  • Responsible for stock accuracy;
  • Responsible for effective management of delivery performance to external customers;
  • Responsible for leading and managing change & improvement actions in the area of responsibility - in line with strategy and targets ;
  • Responsible for the maintenance and integrity of all associated data (using SAP), information, etc. to meet all statutory, compliance, company business standards and requirements –;
  • Organise materials to optimise efficiencies and to ensure all identification, labels, locations and quantities are fully and accurately reflected;
  • To own the company logistics plan;
  • Manage the incoming material and storage activities along with the processes to issue materials to the relevant client / product which fully aligns with the needs, processes and data requirements of the SAP system;
  • To manage the 'day to day' activities of the Materials team and to ensure that all procedural and system defined requirements are fully conformed to and adhered to.
Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Stores Management from a recognized university or Diploma in Stores Management
  • At least 10 years practical experience in the distribution or manufacturing industry, experience in a fast moving consumer business will be an added advantage (experience is a must)
  • Experience gained in dispatch and stores will be preferred.
  • Experience in Training and implementation of quality standards like ISO/Kaizen.
  • Experience in Materials management
  • Experience in Inventory management 
  • Experience in Use of SAP systems
  • Involvement & leadership in change & improvement actions with strong results delivery record Personal style
  • Integrity & professional approach
  • Effective communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills - team & collaboration focused
  • Disciplined - process focused
  • Customer focused
  • Good leadership & decision making skills
  • Good conflict resolution abilities
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements for any of the openings and are passionate enough to be part of a great team, send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to: 

The Recruiter,     

NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 20th May 2016.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

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