Warehouse Assistant – Inbound

Partners In Health Sierra Leone (PIHSL)

Banking & Finance

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Job Type

Full-time

Closing date:

25 March 2022

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About

Partners In Health Sierra Leone (PIHSL)

Partners In Health Sierra Leone (PIHSL) is the Sierra Leone arm of Partners In Health, a Boston based international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

Requirements

Qualifications:

–          Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle

–          Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others

–          Minimum Certificate/diploma in Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or related field

–          Disciplined and ready to take security seriously

–          Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment

–          Energy and stamina to withstand long working hours and often stressful conditions

–          Able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

–          Interest in social justice and health care

–          Professional proficiency in Krio is required. Proficiency in English is desired

–          Must not hold dual employment

About the Role

The Warehouse Assistant, Inbound is responsible for physically receiving items to the warehouse from purchase orders and shipments, checking lot and expiry dates, putting itmes away by lot and expiration date on shelves and floor storage, labelling items with PIH item codes, and maintaining document storage/filing systems. They are also responsible for maintaining a safe and clean working environment and conducing tasks according to standard operating procedures required to maintain an accurate inventory.

Specific Responsibilities:

–          Physically count received quantities and identify packing list discrepancies

–          Label and put items away on shelves/floor storage by lot and expiration date

–          Maintain filing system and ensure documents are archived

–          Support warehouse cleaning, ensuring environment is free of dirt and dust

–          Follow all safety codes

–          Follow all security procedures

–          Carry out tasks as assigned by the Warehouse Officer and Manager