Warehouse Manager -Ndola

Introduction

Do you believe that everybody should have access to the best treatments they need to get better regardless of the socio-economic status? If you answered yes, then you would love working at mPharma.
At mPharma, we start and end our day thinking about how we can enable patients to afford their medications. We are a small but growing team of 45+ members, headquartered in Accra, Ghana, backed by world class investors. We’ve joined hands with third party payers, drug manufacturers and healthcare providers to develop products and services that directly reduce the costs of prescription drugs for patients. In only a few months, we’ve managed to provide low-cost, high-quality medicines to tens of thousands of patients across four African countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

Job Description

mPharma is looking for a warehouse manager to join our Supply chain team in Zambia. In this role, you will be expected to interface with pharmaceutical distributors and Hospital Procurement Departments. This role involves managing purchasing decisions for drugs on mPharma’s formulary and ensuring that our providers’ inventory needs are being monitored appropriately.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize, manage and be responsible for documentation related to inventory storage conditions.
  • Communicate with distributors – strategizing to find cost-effective deals and distributors while building and maintaining relationships with them.
  • Coordinate and communicate with pharma medical representatives.
  • Communicate and work closely with other teams within mPharma including: Provider Engagement, Finance, Product, Customer Success and Data Management.
  • Work to ensure timely receipt and completion of purchase requests from providers.
  • Track inventory levels at providers to minimize stockouts
  • Manage the Supply Management Tool for the region
  • Build relationships with regional suppliers in the zone
  • Frequently collect and update drug prices from suppliers in the region in the master supplier database.
  • Conduct monthly stock counts at the facilities we work with as well as the warehouse

Our applicants must have:

  • The enthusiasm to work with an early stage start-up, commitment to helping us grow, and passion about healthcare in Africa
  • A strong knowledge base in pharmaceuticals and ability to draw frequently from technical knowledge
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude that requires minimal supervision
  • Comfortable living and working in Ndola.

Credentials:

  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Fully registered with HPCZ
  • Valid practicing certificate
  • Spotless personal background
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team

Admin:

This position reports to the Supply Chain Lead.

To Apply

If you meet the above criteria, please email your current CV and cover letter describing why you are interested in working with mPharma and how you would make a good addition to our team to [email protected] Please use the subject line “Warehouse Manager – Zambia – (Your Name)”. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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