Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Society for Family Health (SFH), Warehouse Assistant Jobs In Rwanda



Society for Family Health (SFH), Rwanda
JOB ADVERTISEMENT 
TITLE: WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT (1)
SUPERVISOR: WAREHOUSE MANAGER
TYPE: FIXED TERM CONTRACT (EIGHT MONTHS WITH POS
SIBILITY OF EXTENSION)
DATE:  JANUARY 2017
ABOUT SFH
Society for Family Health (SFH) is a non-profit organization in Rwanda. It is the largest social marketing organization in Rwanda, with five regional offices across the country. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, SFH provides life-saving products, clinical services and social and behavior change communications(SBCC) that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. SFH’s core values include a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the national and district level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. SFH implements diverse public health interventions in HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, malaria, and maternal and child health including nutrition. SFH’s activities ranges from product sales and distribution to social and behavior change communication, advocacy, reproductive health research, and community mobilization. SFH’s donor platform is USAID, Global Fund, DOD and other numerous donors.
SFH Rwanda seeks to recruit a Warehouse Assistant who will carry out general warehouse duties as directed by the Warehouse Manager. S/he must be aware of, and follow, work with other warehouse assistants in order to serve all requests and warehouse safety procedures. The warehouse assistant shall be a hands-on staff at the warehouse and he will be supervised by the Warehouse Manager.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific responsibilities include:
  1. Ensuring the correct layout of the warehouse in consultation with the warehouse manager;
  2. Accurately recording stock movement;
  3. Adhering to commodity-specific storage requirements;
  4. Monitoring the temperature of different areas within the storeroom;
  5. Following principles of First-to-Expire, First-Out (FEFO) during stock movement as well as Minimizing stock losses;
  6. Ensuring that fire safety equipment is available and accessible;
  7. Storing supplies in a dry, well-lit, well-ventilated storeroom out of direct sunlight;
  8. Ensuring that identification labels, expiry dates, and lot numbers are clearly visible;
  9. Helping and assisting the packers by providing them the packing materials as well as keeping an eye on them;
  10. Helping in inventory activity for example when there is a heavy object to move;
  11. To work with warehouse assistant to attend to all request that come to the warehouse;
  12. Helping in receiving all goods in warehouse by verifying their quantities and quality;
  13. Offloading and loading goods and items in warehouse;
  14. Ensuring and maintaining cleanness in the warehouse;
  15. Ensuring security inside the warehouse.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must have completed Advanced level education and should have been performing similar activities in a health related organization;
  • Should have a good knowledge of FEFO system;
  • Should have excellent communication skills,
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda and either French or English.*Proficiency in both French and English a plus.
This candidate must be a highly motivated, proactive, and organized. S/he will be outcome oriented, able to manage multiple priorities at a time, and able to keep moving with minimal day to- day supervision.
DOCUMENTS TO BE SENT INCLUDE:
  • Application letter addressed to the Executive Director;
  • Curriculum Vitae (mentioning 2 referees including at least 1 former employer);
  • Copies of degrees;
  • Copies of Certificates of Professional trainings;
All qualified applicants are advised to submit their application files by email ONLY to hr@sfhrwanda.org by January 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
SFH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals.

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