Warehouse Manager

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Kigali Warehouse Manager 

About Us

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.

Our Vision

Dominate the duka market across Africa by being their #1 partner for all goods and services by 2021. Provide services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya 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. Sokowatch will provide everything a duka needs, no wholesalers or distributors necessary.

Job Description:  Kigali Warehouse manager 

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

Requirement

  • Qualification in warehouse management and finance background.
  • Proven work experience as a warehouse manager for 2 years.
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices.
  • Proven ability to implement processes improvement initiatives.
  • 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.

 Key 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 the 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)

 

Qualified candidates to send their applications to careers@sokowatch.com clearing indicating

‘Warehouse manager Kigali’ on the subject by 15th December 2019’

 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.