Inventory Control Manager

at Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies
Published November 15, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a Christian not-for-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a Registered Trust of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK). The Organization’s core mandate is being a reliable supply chain for quality and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Advisory Services. MEDS was established in 1986 and serves clients spread all over Kenya and other regions both in Africa and beyond.

The position will handle product management and develop a comprehensive inventory tracking system to streamline the business.

Key responsibilities:

Monitor strategy implementation to ensure business growth is aligned with strategy
Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures
Inspect the levels of drug supplies and materials to identify shortages
Ensure product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers
Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory
Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive surplus
Analyse data to anticipate future needs
Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are met
Report to upper management on stock levels and issues

Education

Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management and Pharmacy related qualification

Experience

At least 10 years work experience with 3 years in Inventory Control

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