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Head of Warehouses

Job Description and Requirements

Job Summary

Head of Warehouses is responsible for managing efficient, safe, and effective receipt, storage, inventory, and dispatch of our materials. In addition to overseeing the operations of the warehouses, He /She will also be responsible for managing the warehouse staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with hospital's policies and vision.
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing and dispatching of materials.
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization.
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements.
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security.
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system.
  • Plan work, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results.
  • Produce KPI's, reports and statistics regularly.

Job requirements and qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or relevant fields.
  • 8 years of experience as a Head of Warehouses or similar role, preferably in hospitals/ healthcare.
  • Knowledge and experience with methods for process re-engineering.
  • Ability to manage inventory.
  • Ability to analyze data and provide insights from data.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Management skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.