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Uganda Warehouse Manager

Sokowatch
Kampala, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary


Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda use Sokowatch's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.

Role:Warehouse manager

Sokowatch is searching for a stellar warehouse manager to be based in Kampala.They will undertake all aspects of warehouse manager for Sokowatch in Kampala. The primary goal of this position is to monitor and optimize inventory at Uganda.

Location: Uganda,Kampala

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Proven work experience as a warehouse manager for 2yrs.
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices.
  • Proven ability to implement processes improvement initiatives.
  • Qualification in logistics or management
  • Strong knowledge of the warehousing key performance indicator.
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage staff.
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Keen to details especially numbers.




Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the supervision and management of branch level warehouse team
  • Responsible for the development and compliance of agreed upon warehouse standard operating procedures across all warehouse functions (eg. loading, stock reconciliation, cash reconciliation, storage, stock counts)
  • Responsible for the management of inventory across all branches. Ensuring each branch is not over/under- stocking on any SKU.
  • Responsible for managing the communication flow between branch level warehouse managers and UG finance team with regards to timely payment for LPOs.
  • Responsible for managing the communication flow between branch level warehouse managers and Supplier procurement teams to ensure timely delivery of requested LPOs.
  • Responsible for the tracking and reporting of branch level agent shorts, inventory, and LPOs
  • Responsible for the development of branch level warehouse team budgets (eg. budget for additional personnel, storage capacity, parking capacity, offloading capacity, stock forecasting)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: Luganda (Spoken: native | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),
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