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30 Job Openings at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

30 Job Openings at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

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30 Open Jobs, KEMSA Jobs, INVENTORY CLERK, WAREHOUSE PICKERS, LOADERS, LABORATORY SPECIALIST, DRIVERS

About

  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is: Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals.

Inventory Clerks

  • GRADE: SA9
  • TERMS OF SERVICE: Contract
  • BASIC SALARY:  As per scale
  • Number of vacancies:  Three (3)
  • Grade/Scale: SA12
  • BASIC SALARY: As per scale

PURPOSE STATEMENT

  • Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the job holder will be responsible for managing the warehousing and inventory of Health Products and Technologies (HPT’s) as per the approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). They will also be expected to verify the submitted documentation against the existing records in order to ensure accuracy of the stored inventory of Health Products and Technologies (HPT’s).

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Support the day-to-day management of the Health Products and Technologies (HPT’s).
  • Ensure timely receipt of quarantine inventory.
  • Ensure that delivery notes, invoices, stock records and actual stock levels tally at all times and that cycle counts, monthly and quarterly physical stock checks are done, reconciled, and discrepancies investigated.
  • Maintenance of high standards of housekeeping in the allocated area.
  • Ensure that inventory is stored correctly in adherence to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Warehousing Practice (GWP) requirements and other best practices.
  • Ensure that security procedures are followed to eliminate pilferage and theft of inventory.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly inventory reports for all products and materials under his/her care.
  • Coordinate with shopkeepers to ensure inventory accuracy of 100% is achieved and maintained.
  • Support the implementation of the departmental risk mitigation measures

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QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The ideal candidate should be in possession of the following:

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management or relevant field.
  • Computer literate, preferably in inventory management software
  • Should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a busy warehousing facility involving use of modern warehousing techniques or FMCG environment.
  • Should be a team player
  • Should have good communication skills.
  • Must have a Police Clearance Certificate issued by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (SCI)

Warehouse Pickers

  • GRADE: SA10
  • NO. OF VACANCIES: Twelve (12)
  • TERMS OF SERVICE: Contract
  • BASIC SALARY: As per scale

PURPOSE STATEMENT

  • Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the job holder will be responsible for picking Health Products and Technologies (HPT’s) as per the approved picking list. They will also be expected to verify the submitted documentation against the existing records and physical commodity in order to ensure accuracy in picking of Health Products and Technologies (HPT’s).

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Support the day-to-day management of the allocated commodities.
  • Ensure timely picking of released Health Products and Technologies (FIPT’s) as per picking schedule and list.
  • Ensure that batch numbers, expiry dates and quantities of allocated stocks tally with the physical commodities records at all times.
  • Ensure stocks picked are well arranged in shippers on pallets and transferred to consolidation area timely.
  • Maintenance of high standards of housekeeping in the picking and consolidation areas.
  • Ensure that stocks picked are stored correctly in adherence to Good Manufacturing practice, Good Warehousing Practice and Good distribution practice requirements and other best practices.
  • Ensure that security procedures are followed to eliminate pilferage and theft of the picked Health Products and Technologies (HPT’s).
  • Ensure that stocks assembled by shopkeepers against picking tasks tally and for any variance, it has to be reconciled immediately.
  • Support the implementation of the departmental risk mitigation measures

QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The ideal candidate should be in possession of the following:

  • Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies management or relevant field.
  • Computer literate, preferably in inventory management software
  • Should have a minimum of one (1) year experience in a busy warehousing facility or fast moving consumer goods environment.
  • Should be a team player
  • Should have good communication skills.
  • Should be a person of high integrity and impeccable character.
  • Must have a Police Clearance Certificate issued by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

INVENTORY CLERK

WAREHOUSE PICKERS

LOADERS

LABORATORY SPECIALIST

SECURITY GUARDS

SECURITY SUPERVISOR

DRIVERS

Method of Application

  • Candidates will be required to satisfy the following requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 (by attaching these documents to their applications):
  1. Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  5. Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Those interested and who meet the above requirements are invited to apply for the job. The application, accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials addressed as below should reach the Chief Executive Officer not later than 12th June 2020.

Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Medical Supplies Authority,
13 Commercial Street Industrial Area, P.O. Box 47715-0010
NAIROBI – Attn: Director HR & Administration

`KEMSA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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