8 Sep 2014

Manager, Warehousing Vacancy in Kenya

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) seeks to recruit dynamic, competent and result-oriented individuals to fill the following position:-

Manager, Warehousing
Job Code:IEBC/7/2014

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervising, training and hiring of employees to work in the warehouse either as equipment operators, clerks or inventory control personnel.
  • Scheduling employees, truck drivers, arranging drop offs and deliveries and scheduling loading dock use of mechanized equipment such as forklifts.
  • Ensuing that all appropriate safety regulations are being followed both with regards to personal safety and safety of inventory.
  • Checking and verifying inventory records, handling questions or concerns of inventory, shortages or overages and addressing any problems with inventory control.
  • Meeting with department/section heads to determine their needs for warehouse space, entering into storage contracts and entering information into various software programs to monitor use of the facility.
  • Planning future capacity requirements;
  • producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment;
  • Overseeing the planned maintenance of warehouse machinery and equipment.

Requirement for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and supply chain, Economics, Mathematics, Commerce, Logistics from a recognized university
  • Post graduate diploma/degree in management and logistics related fields is an added advantage.
  • Eight (8) years working experience five (5) of which are in managerial position in a large public/private organization.
  • Professional qualification in a relevant field
  • Proven experience in management of a large warehouse in a large public/private institution.
  • Leadership and people management skills.
  • Strategy development and execution.
  • Planning and coordination skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated team building skills.
  • Excellent presentation, advocacy, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Integrity Clearance

In addition to the qualifications set above, the applicants must further meet and get the following clearances:

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)
  • Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Loans Board
  • Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant belongs eg LSK, ICPAK, AAK, IEK etc
  • Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau
  • Security Clearance
  • All shortlisted applicants may be subjected by the Commission to a security clearance by National Intelligence Service (NIS)

Application Submissions
Interested candidates are requested to submit their duly completed IEBC application Form together with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, email and telephone contacts together with names, telephone and email contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates previous work experience.

Applicants must indicate the Job code and title on the top left corner of the envelope.The IEBC Application Form is available at the IEBC website ( or may be collected from the 6th 06699c, Anniversary Towers, University way, Nairobi.

Applications and supporting documents shall be:

Delivered to the IEBC Chairperson, 6th Floor, Anniversary Towers, University Way, Nairobi: and/or

Fill online the IEBC application form provided in the Commission website and send electronically to

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