Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor, Supply ChainLocation: Nationwide.Job DescriptionOperations:Operations are central to how everything functions seamlessly at Bridge. The Operations group is responsible for all core operations within the region. This includes a central and distributed headquarters team that supports and monitors the academies’ operations and designs all the processes and systems that are critical to the success of each and every academy.Supply Chain/Warehouse Operations:Supply Chain is at the forefront of building an incredibly lean organisation. Charged to ensure we are getting the best pricing, that our goods are transported efficiently and cleanly, and that our warehousing activities are highly organised and architected for growth and rapid change.What You Will DoWarehouse operations management: Oversight of the entire warehouse operation. Oversight of all receipts and dispatches to all user departmentsCost Management: Overall responsibility of the efficient management of costs associated with the warehouse.The Warehouse Supervisor is required to ensure that we are utilizing the warehouse space as efficiently as possible at all times and that all costs related to the operation (utilities, administrative items, consumables) are efficiently used to reduce costs. Additionally, the Warehouse Supervisor is required to continuously evaluate the productivity of every team member in the warehouse to ensure that we keep our labor costs under control.Quality assurance: The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the quality of all items that are dispatched to the user departments and is to ensure that the items meet the specs provided by the user in quantity as well as in quality.Supervision and mentorship of staff: The Warehouse Supervisor must provide leadership to the team by 1) ensuring that every staff member has a detailed job description 2) managing leaves in liaison with HR 3) compiling bonuses and overtime claims 4)handling all disciplinary issues and corrective measures in liaison with HR. The Warehouse Supervisor will also provide mentorship to the staff by 1) organizing relevant trainings for the staff 2) Continually measuring staff performance against set goals and KPIs and 3) developing the staff in line with their capabilities and interests and the goals of the organizationStock management: The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the efficient management of warehouse stock by ensuring that all physical stock balances match the stock balances reflected in the ERP. All variances in the stock balances should be investigated and reported to finance for correction.Process: Responsible for the formulation of all Standard Operating Procedures to be followed in the warehouse. The Warehouse Supervisor is also responsible for training the supervisory staff in the SOPs so that they can in turn train all the warehouse staff. Ensure that all Navision is continually updated to reflect the true picture of the warehouse operations at all timesReporting: Providing consistent daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on the warehouse operations to the Supply Chain Manager and all other interested partiesOverall Custody of all Warehouse Assets: The Warehouse Supervisor is to ensure that all safety and security procedures are in place and that all the relevant staff are trained on the same to prevent damage, loss or injury. The Warehouse Supervisor should also ensure that the warehouse is always in compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements.
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