Stores Officer (Public Sector)

Job Categories:

Procurement & Supply

Date Posted:


Employment Type

Full Time







Job Purpose
The Stores Officer will be accountable for the overall warehouse/stores operation, which receives and stores, moves and ships supplies, stock and materials to and/or from the warehouse.  Manage the overall operation and ensure the safe and effective storage and distribution of goods to different stations/branches on time and without extensive damage.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Develop and implement both short- and long-term warehouse planning.
  • Maintain items record, document necessary information and utilize reports to project warehouse status
  • Identify areas of improvement and establish innovative or adjust existing work procedures and practices
  • Supervise the loading and offloading of items in the warehouse
  • Ensure all warehouse employees receive regular performance reviews, personal-development and succession plans
  • Ensuring accurate recording management is performed in the department
  • Monitoring stock levels on a regular basis
  • Sourcing of high quality and cost effective good and services
  • Accountable for the planning and direction of all warehouse operations, including developing and monitoring of key performance indicators, security, change management, technology and all administration activities, such as production reporting.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of warehousing activities and employee’s performance
  • Organize and maintain inventory and storage area
  • Ensure shipments’ and inventory transactions’ accuracy
  • Any Other Duties as assigned

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyse data
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Good Negotiating Skills

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Stores Management OR Equivalent Qualification
  • 4 - 5 years’ work experience in Stores Management
  • 2-3 working experience in the in the same capacity is a must
  • Working experience with the government in the same capacity is an added advantage
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a member of CIPS ZIPS

    If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : and Copy-in