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Inventory Assistant Job SHOFCO 2020 Kenya 2020

Inventory Assistant Job SHOFCO 2020 Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Inventory Assistant Job SHOFCO 2020 Kenya 2020
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Position: Inventory Assistant

Location: Nairobi

Job description

Reporting to the Inventory Coordinator, the Inventory Assistant will be responsible for providing support in procuring program supplies, services and equipment; and maintaining optimal inventory levels whilst adopting best practices and keeping audit compliant records.


  • Receive, store and issue goods to all internal sub stores and users and keep proper records of all transactions.
  • Regularly run items below re-order level report and raise timely purchase requisition orders.
  • Coordinate material receiving from external suppliers.
  • Inspect and verify material items received from suppliers against purchase order specification and supplier delivery documents.
  • Transfer material commodities to respective storage shelves and departments whilst ensuring proper handling, shelving and coding of materials/items.
  • Maintain the First Expiry First Out (FEFO) and First in First Out (FIFO) systems for storage and issuance of items.
  • Assist in inventory spot checks in the organization.
  • Participate in carrying out daily, quarterly and random stock takes.
  • Thoroughly investigate, document and resolve in a timely manner any stock variances.
  • Submit inventory (consumables) report on a weekly basis in terms of receipts and issuance.
  • Perform daily analysis to predict potential inventory problems.


  • Diploma in Inventory Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other related field.
  • Qualification in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or any other related field.
  • 2 years of experience in procurement/inventory management.
  • Knowledge in systems and record management.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications by email ONLY to jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org with the job title as subject line on or before March 28th 2020.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply