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Safaricom Inventory Controller Job Vacancy in Kenya

Supply Chain, a department within the Supply Chain & Administration Division of Safaricom Ltd is responsible for purchasing and management of all company stocks.

To build on the existing team of professionals, the department is now looking to fill the following position.

Inventory Controller
Ref: SCA – IC – JAN 11

Reporting to the Inventory Manager, job holder’s key responsibilities will be:
  • Manage inventory both physically and in the Oracle system;

  • Monitor stock levels in Safaricom’s Warehouse and initiate action to optimize stocking;
  • Conduct and reconcile cycle counts between Oracle, issued documents and physical;
  • Daily monitoring of goods in transit in oracle;
  • Reduce the company’s exposure to obsolescence risk by producing monthly reports to highlight suppression’s and obsolescence and taking steps with relevant departments to reduce losses;
  • Ensure the Warehouse follows proper procedures to promote accountability of stocks with clear Audit trails;
  • Prepare weekly cycle counts reports on stock levels.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Economics degree from a recognized university;
  • At least 2-3 years experience in Supply Chain function;
  • Professional Certification like CSCP, CPIM or CIPS certification (minimum foundation level 4);
  • Knowledge of Oracle Inventory Management will be a distinct advantage;
  • Excellent working knowledge with Ms Office;
  • A highly innovative, results oriented individual with excellent analytical skills;
  • A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive, highly innovative and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below.

All applications must be delivered on or before Wednesday, 2nd February 2011.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to:

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