Location: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: April 27, 2024

The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is seeking a Warehouse Assistant to join their Warehouse and Distribution team. The role involves supporting accurate order fulfillment, proper arrangement and storage of items in the warehouse, and overall stewardship of stock.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Arrange and pack stock and assets on respective shelves and partitions.
  • Ensure proper storage, categorization, and location of stock and assets for easy tracking and prevention of deterioration.
  • Regularly inspect stock for shelf life status and damages, reporting any issues to the warehouse officer.
  • Issue stock to requesters following institutional procedures.
  • Support receipt and inspection of incoming consignments.
  • Conduct spot checks on finished customer orders to correct any errors.
  • Supervise warehouse cleanliness and hygiene, ensuring compliance with OHS standards.
  • Maintain appropriate stock records and take custody and accountability for stock.
  • Conduct continuous cycle counts and bin verification for inventory accuracy.
  • Participate in periodic stock take exercises.
  • Identify expired or slow-moving items and take appropriate measures.
  • Ensure stock is appropriately stored and categorized.

Academic Qualification:

  • Minimum Diploma in Stores Management, Business Administration, Commerce, or Procurement and Logistics Management.

Specific Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience working in a warehouse or stores.
  • Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management is an added advantage.

Person Specification:

  • Speed and accuracy in tasks.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of products.
  • Flexibility in tasks.
  • Numerical skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ability to follow instructions and standard operating procedures.

Note: This position involves regular lifting and carrying of goods and supplies.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents:

  1. Updated CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Copies of academic documents

Applications should be sent to hr@idi.co.ug with the subject line “Warehouse Assistant Application – [Your Name]”

Application Deadline: April 27, 2024

This is an opportunity to contribute to the efficient management of stock and assets at the Infectious Diseases Institute. If you have the required qualifications and skills, don’t miss out on applying for this position.

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