Overview

Job Title : Dar es Salaam 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 Kenya , Tanzania , Uganda , 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 environSokowatch will provide everything a duka needs , no wholesalers or distributors necessary .

Job Description :  Dar es Salaam Warehouse manager 

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

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 Kenya 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 Dar es salaam’ on the subject by 30th November 2019 . The successful candidates must be ready to join us ASAP .

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted .

To apply for this job email your details to careers@sokowatch.com