SHOFCO NGO Pharmacy Store Assistant Job


Shining Hope for Community (SHOFCO)

Job title: Pharmacy Store Assistant

Location: Mathare
Reports to: Clinical Coordinator
Hours: Mon- Fri, 8am to 4pm and two Saturdays a month from 9am-3pm
Main purpose of the job: The position holder will be responsible for maintaining inventory of all drugs and equipment purchases in the store whilst ensuring best practices and maintaining audit-compliant records.
Reporting responsibilities
  • Monthly Reports to the Supervisors.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Receiving, storing and issuing goods to all drugs while keeping proper records of all transactions.
  • Regularly running items below re-order level report and raising timely purchase requisition orders.
  • Ensure the store is clean and well organized
  • Verify ledgers, invoices, statements and supporting
  • Inspecting and verifying items received from suppliers against purchase order specification and supplier delivery documents.
  • Transferring 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 drug spot checks in the organization.
  • Participate in carrying out daily, quarterly and random drug stock takes.
  • Ensure that any drug stock variances are thoroughly investigated, documented and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Any other duties or tasked delegated by clinic manger Manager.


Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities.
Job Requirements:
  • Diploma or certificate in stores and supplies or its equivalent
  • Knowledge and Experience in Inventory Management
  • Two year’s work experience in inventory management
  • Competent in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge in Systems and Records  Management
  • Experience in medical supplies management /training in pharmacy at whatever level will be an added advantage.

   How to Apply


  • Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer, [email protected]  quoting their current and expected salaries.
  • Applications without this information will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications should reach us no later than 14th June 2016.