Job Summary

We seek to recruit a Warehouse Manager for a client to be based in Dar es salaam

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

DEPARTMENT: WAREHOUSE

POSITION TITLE: WAREHOUSE MANAGER

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: BRANCH MANAGER

LINE MANAGER: GENERAL MANAGER


I. General Position Summary: Managing warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision by overseeing receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations and setting up layout and ensure efficient space utilization.


II.       Detailed Responsibilities: -

i) Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision

ii) Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations

iii) Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization

iv) Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures

v) Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements

vi) Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security

vii) Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system

viii) Prepare annual budget

ix) Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies

x) Plan work rotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results

xi) Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees

xii) Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc)

xiii) Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

xiv) Carry out other duties that may from time to time be assigned to you by the Warehouse Manager in the interest of the company;

xv) This Job Description only serves as a guide for this position. The Company reserves the right to revise this job description as when necessary without prior notice.



III. QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

i) A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/ Procurement / Supply Chain/ Logistics Management 

ii) A minimum of 3-4 years in warehouse distribution

iii) Extensive knowledge of material handling challenges

iv) Proven work experience as a warehouse manager

v) Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices

vi) Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives

vii) Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

viii) Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases

ix) Leadership skills and ability manage staff

x) Strong decision making and problem-solving skills

xi) Excellent communication skills


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