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Ware House Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The Warehousing Manager reports to the Operations Manager and is responsible for supervising the operations of the warehouse and promoting the SolarNow brand at every point of client contact.


· Maintain warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, enforcing operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
· Comply with relevant laws and regulations in line with QHSE
· Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
· Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system and keeping track of delivery times.
· Ensure workplace health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the building and stock.
· Keeping stock control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements.
· Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timelines targets.
· Maintain physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
· Achieve financial objectives by preparing an budget; scheduling expenditures;initiating corrective actions, approve requisitions and analyse work orders.
· Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess team performance.
· Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Job start date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Job end date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Stock taking and inventory accounting; Sales performance tracking and reporting; Mentoring and coaching; Warehouse management; Stock and inventory management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Energy, utilities, environmentCompany size: 500-1000 people

About the market More than 500 million people across sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity and the International Energy Agency expects that number to increase to 700 million by 2030. Since extending the grid to them would cost billions of dollars, micro-scale, off-grid power from solar is often the only viable answer to energy poverty. In countries like Uganda, where only 15% of the population has an on-grid connection, there’s undeniable potential for solar to leapfrog traditional energy provision models; however affordability, perceptions of low quality and the absence of last-mile distribution and maintenance networks are curtailing development. About the company These are the very problems that Uganda-based company, SolarNow, was founded to solve. It sells high-quality solar systems to fit the needs of rural households and small entrepreneurs — from 50Wp home set-ups capable of powering a radio, phone and small number of lights to 5KWp systems that can power a small office or machine – plus a range of consumer electronics, including LED lights, televisions, fridges, flat irons and water pumps. Crucially, SolarNow also provides credit that allows customers to spread payment for all these products over 24 months. Together with a network of 46 branches (>400 FTE) and a price plan that includes full installation and maintenance – backed by a unique five-year warranty – SolarNow has all the pieces in place to take optimal advantage of this unique market opportunity. The company already serves 12,000 clients in Uganda and plans to roll out its operations into other East African countries during 2016.

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