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About Livinggoods Work

Living Goods works to reinvent how we improve the lives of the under-served. We think big, but operate lean and nimble. We believe community health is critical to deliver universal health coverage and that community health workers are essential because they bring health services to people’s doorsteps.

Partnerships

We also help governments transform community health through mobile phones.  Using the disruptive power of mobile technology, we’ve equipped and deployed 7,500 community health workers across Africa. These community health workers treat common illnesses like pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria focusing on children and mothers.  They also provide primary healthcare to 6 million people at a fraction of the cost of doctors and nurses.  And they’ve reduced child mortality by 27 percent.

The secret to our success is a winning team.  One that enables people to bring their ideas and creativity to work every day.  If you work well in a dynamic collaborative culture, set high standards, meet challenges with determination and a have a sense of humor, come work for Living Goods!

Committed to Evidence

Living Goods is growing!  We’ve grown 30 percent every year for the past 5 years. We now have 400 Living Goods staff and 8,200 community health workers working in four countries. In three years we will have 1,000 staff across Africa and work with 30,000 community health workers.

We’re growing because we have a winning model and mission: to ensure that every family has high quality health care in their community.  No matter how dense the neighborhood or how remote the village.

Purpose of the position:

The Field Logistics Officer will be positioned at one of Living Goods’ field office. The position holder will be responsible for providing and maintaining adequate storage space for Living Goods’ products. He or she manages stock movement to minimizes losses to the company and carefully controls the movement of goods. In addition, the position holder ensures the facility meets Living Goods workplace standards and is operated in compliance with our safety and security procedures.

DETAILED ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Storage Area Management

Maintains adequate storage conditions for consumer goods and medical supplies warehoused at Living Goods chain store

Takes appropriate measures to restrict access to storage area and ensure safety of goods and products

Stock Management

Arranges goods in storage areas to ensure easy identification of goods, batches numbers and expiry dates

Rotates stock according to First-Expiry First-Out policy to limit losses

Plans layout of goods to facilitate access and limit unnecessary movements of stock

Responsible for monitoring and maintaining adequate storage conditions for medical supplies and foodstuff

Maintain and update stock cards to keep a clear record of goods received and issued at any one time.

Ensures products returned by customers (defects and exchanges) are stored separately

Identifies and prepares materials and equipment for disposal or transfer

Controlling Stock Movement

Initiates requests to replenish stock utilizing established guidelines and procedures

Receives deliveries and verify quantity and quality of all incoming goods

Organizes the transfer of defects and exchange to Head Office

Responsible for issuing goods as per authorized (system-generated) documentation

Ensure best practice in inventory management, identify areas of non-compliance, report and take corrective action

Conducts monthly stock count in parallel with independent counter

The position holder is accountable for any losses within his store

Shipping & Distribution

Oversees the loading and transport of goods leaving the store

Plan routes and Source quotations for transport

Monitor successful transfer of goods to customers and between warehouses

Facility Management

Takes ownership of repairs and maintenance works required at assigned facility

Ensures facility meets Living Goods workplace standards and is operated in compliance with safety and security procedures

Assists the Facility Management Team in scheduling visits by third-party service providers engaged in maintaining the facility

Assures quality of workmanship and confirms all works are executed in accordance with plans and specifications

Procures supplies and identifies local service providers to perform small repairs and maintenance works

Requirements

Training and Experience

Al least one year of experience in a store, warehouse, or inventory control function

Diploma in a related field

Skills

Using a computer and related software applications;

Preparing and maintaining records;

Performing mathematical calculations;

Maintaining inventory and controlling stock;

Providing customer service;

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers and supervisor, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Supplemental Information

Heavy Work: Exerting more than 20 kg of force frequently, and/or in excess of 10 kg of force constantly to move objects.

Please get the details of the Jobs above, how to apply and more information about us from our Website: www.livinggoods.org/careers. Please apply only through this site. 

Deadline for receiving applications is: 7th December, 2018.  Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly.  Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money.  If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

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