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Warehousing and Distribution Manager Job in Kenya

Summary: Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health.

Working in partnership with the public and private sectors, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

Vacancy: Manager - Warehousing and Distribution

Job Purpose

The Senior Manager - Warehousing and Distribution will manage the storage, handling and distribution of PSI Kenya products, while ensuring compliance to occupational, environmental and other PSI Kenya policies and procedures.

Reporting to the Finance Director you will be expected to:
  • Prepare effective logistics patterns to ensure complete, secure, timely and cost effective distribution of PSI Kenya goods;
  • Manage the outsourced companies providing contracted courier services to PSI/Kenya through the strict enforcement of the contracts
  • Provide distribution analysis and projections regarding past, present and anticipated distributions of all health commodities and promotional materials to programs.
  • Ensure the safety of PSI/Kenya health commodities and other goods while warehoused or in transit
  • Co-ordinate the distribution of products, serving as a route planner, while approving stock transfers between warehouses;
  • Ensure the warehouse staff keep accurate physical stock records and correct data relating to all incoming and out going as well as  entries / transactions in Lawson ERP system
  • Ensure storage and handling compliance and enforcing audit recommendations for stock and warehouse systems at all levels;
  • Ensure that occupational and environmental safety regulations in the warehouses are maintained and that employees are working in a safe environment;
  • Prepare Supply Chain Department’s reports and updates and Strategic Partners Logistics Reports;
  • Manage, develop, mentor and coach your team to ensure optimal performance.

Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies, Warehousing and/or Logistics, Commerce or Business Administration
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Diploma or equivalent professional qualification.
  • 8+ years’ experience in warehousing and distribution, with three (3) years at managerial  level
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Demonstrable leadership, follow through,  planning and organization skills
  • Ability to drive change and innovation; and
  • Strong customer service skills.

How to apply:

Send your application including a covering letter that demonstrates why you are the best candidate for this position, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email and Skype address, and the names of three professional referees by Close of Business Friday 4th October 2013

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416,
Nairobi, GPO 00100


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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