23 Sep 2021

Warehouse Manager at GLAHCO

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Job Description


GLAHCO is an Investment Holding Company engaged in the hospitality, real estate and agricultural sectors GLAHCO hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions: Warehouse Manager

Summary of Role

• The role holder will oversee the efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of a range of goods.
• He will be responsible for a vital part of the supply chain process, manage people, processes and systems in order to ensure goods are received and dispatched appropriately, and that productivity targets are met.
• Be responsible for workplace health and safety standards and for the security of the building and stock.
• Specialist warehouses may store temperature-controlled products, such as food and pharmaceuticals, and hazardous materials

Responsibilities

As a warehouse manager, you will need to:

• Liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies coordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
• Coordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
• Make sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
• Have a clear understanding of the company’s policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these
• Coordinate the use of automated and computerized systems where necessary respond to and deal with customer communication by email and telephone
• Keep stock control systems up to date and make sure inventories are accurate
• Plan future capacity requirements
• Organise the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring staff performance and progress
• Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded
• Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
• Brief team leaders on a daily basis
• Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in chemicals and food are stored safely
• Where appropriate, oversee the maintenance and operation of warehouse management systems and automated storage and retrieval systems

Qualification Required & Experience

Although you don’t need a specific degree to become a warehouse manager, the following subjects are particularly relevant

• Business information systems
• Business, management or economics
• Business with languages
• Operational research
• Retail management
• Supply chain management

Competencies / Skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Numeracy and an understanding of finance for stock management
• People management skills, including the ability to inspire, lead and motivate a team of people, delegate work and explain ideas
• Teamworking skills
• Planning and organizing skills to effectively manage the flow of stock
• Analytical ability
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Initiative and decisiveness
• Technical and IT skills, particular when it comes to database management and spreadsheets
• Problem-solving skills and the ability to work on a tactical and strategic level
• The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines a flexible approach to work
• Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a warehouse regarding warehousing
• Must have a pleasant personality

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Suitable applicants should send a one page motivation letter and their curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of three referees to:

The Managing Director
GLAHCO
P. O. Box AN 7281
Accra-North

Only shortlisted applicants will be contracted. Applicants should, therefore, indicate their phone numbers or email addresses in their application letters

Closing Date: 06 October, 2021



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