Current Vacancies at a Drug Distribution Company - Jobs in Nigeria

Current Vacancies at a Drug Distribution Company

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13 Jun, 2016

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Finance Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria

Nextzon Business Services Limited – Our client, a start-up mega drug distribution centre in the pharmaceutical sector located in Anambra State, to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer
Reference Code: FINOFCR0025
Location: Anambra
Reports To: Finance Manager
Job Purpose

  • Facilitation of efficiency in the company’s finance unit / activities and direct overall financial plans and accounting practices within the company

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the Finance manager to ensure timely and appropriate cash flows, matched with the operational needs
  • Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly financial reports and other reports
  • Ensure accurate keeping of account books (electronic and paper
  • Preparation and submission of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Help ensure that timely and accurate information is generated and disseminated accordingly to germane parties, to inform activity planning and forecasts
  • Process all banking activities of the organisation, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank statements are obtained on a timely basis.
  • Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to/from suppliers, customers, service providers, and partners in line with established requirements
  • Ensure all financial transactions in the organisation are appropriately approved, authorised and administered, in line with company policies
  • Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash payments
  • Ensure weekly cash counts are done and properly documented by non-finance staff
  • Make statutory payments to the relevant authorities such as PAYE, WHT, and PENSION deduction and ensure adequate documentation is kept in the office.
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the partners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis
  • In collaboration with the financial manager, support the training in financial management in accordance the business’s financial management policies
  • Any other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Financial analysis and execution
  • Credit analysis
  • Knowledgeable in the following key areas:
    • Financial Management and corporate finance
    • Accounting policies and standards
    • Financial analysis and interpretation
    • Management and Cost Accounting
    • Tax Management
  • Appreciation of finance & investment management principles
  • Ability to use several accounting packages (Sage, QuickBooks, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office skills with high proficiency in the use of excel
  • Oral & Written Communication skills
  • Relationship Management
    • Possession of human skill (ability to interact effectively with people – both staff and clients alike)
    • Ability to build and manage banking relationships
  • Leadership
  • Proactive decision-maker
  • Self-starter
  • Sound ethics and integrity

Qualifications and Experience

  • Level of Education – B.Sc. /HND or equivalent in Finance Accounts/Business Administration or a similar course
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in a similar position
  • A recognised professional accounting certification (i.e. ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • A post graduate degree or any other qualification/certification will be an added advantage

 

Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor (OTC)
Reference Code: WHSPVOTC0021
Location: Anambra
Reports To: Warehouse Manager
Job Purpose

  • Oversee warehouse activities including storage, handling and management of OTC inventory in line with global best practice

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Control warehousing function to ensure efficient storage facilities, materials rearrangement & stocking, materials handling requirements, etc.
  • Control quality OTC stock by implementing FIFO for lot items and continuous monitoring on expiry dates
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are strictly observed by all Company / Contractor’s employees whilst dealing with sensitive, hazardous, volatile or heavy materials
  • Manage the end-to-end warehouse and inventory management
  • Ensure that movement details of materials are correctly recorded and updated to reflect all materials receiving/issuing transactions
  • Maintain stock movement tracking and records
  • Liaise with procurement and Finance units on inventory and account reconciliation
  • Finalizes reports on Goods receipt report and dispatches to concerned Department; and
  • Optimize use of storage space and handling equipmentHave a clear understanding of the company’s strategic objectives
  • Coordinating the use of automated and computerised warehouse management systems
  • Maintain accurate stock control systems Monitor and track discrepancies (expired and shortage of chemicals) for corrective measures as per Inventory control best practices
  • Supports Periodic physical inventory audits by Audit and Finance Team
  • Planning future capacity requirements
  • Discusses with warehouse team on ways of improving service level, housekeeping and controlling damages

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven warehouse management experience
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar courses
  • A professional qualification in Supply Chain Management is advantageous
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Minimum of 7 years sales experience in a Warehouse supervision and management

 

Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor (Prescription)
Reference Code: WHSPV-PRSCP
 Location: Anambra
Reports To: Warehouse Manager
Purpose

  • Oversee warehouse activities including storage, handling and management of Prescription drugs inventory in line with global best practice

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Control warehousing function to ensure efficient storage facilities, materials rearrangement & stocking, materials handling requirements, etc.
  • Control quality prescription stock by implementing FIFO for lot items and continuous monitoring on expiry dates
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are strictly observed by all Company / Contractor’s employees whilst dealing with sensitive, hazardous, volatile or heavy materials
  • Manage the end-to-end warehouse and inventory management
  • Ensure that movement details of materials are correctly recorded and updated to reflect all materials receiving/issuing transactions
  • Maintain stock movement tracking and records
  • Liaise with procurement and Finance units on inventory and account reconciliation
  • Finalizes reports on Goods receipt report and dispatches to concerned Department; and
  • Optimize use of storage space and handling equipment
  • Have a clear understanding of the company’s strategic objectives
  • Coordinating the use of automated and computerised warehouse management systems
  • Maintain accurate stock control systems Monitor and track discrepancies (expired and shortage of chemicals) for corrective measures as per Inventory control best practices
  • Supports Periodic physical inventory audits by Audit and Finance Team
  • Planning future capacity requirements
  • Discusses with warehouse team on ways of improving service level, housekeeping and controlling damages

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Proven warehouse management experience
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first Degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar courses
  • A professional qualification in Supply Chain Management is advantageous
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Minimum of 7 years sales experience in a Warehouse supervision and management

 

Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor (Biologicals & Vaccines)
Reference Code: WHSPVBIO0020
Location: Anambra
Reports To: Warehouse Manager
Purpose

  • Oversee warehouse activities including storage, handling and management of biological & vaccines inventory in line with global best practice

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Controls warehousing function to ensure efficient storage facilities, materials rearrangement & stocking, materials handling requirements, etc.
  • Controls quality biological & vaccine stock by implementing FIFO for lot items and continuous monitoring on expiry dates
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are strictly observed by all Company / Contractor’s employees whilst dealing with sensitive, hazardous, volatile or heavy materials
  • Manage the end-to-end warehouse and inventory management
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are strictly observed by all Company / Contractor’s employees whilst dealing with sensitive, hazardous, volatile or heavy materials
  • Manage the end-to-end warehouse and inventory management
  • Ensure that movement details of materials are correctly recorded and updated to reflect all materials receiving/issuing transactions
  • Maintain stock movement tracking and records
  • Liaise with procurement and Finance units on inventory and account reconciliation
  • Finalizes reports on Goods receipt report and dispatches to concerned Department; and
  • Optimize use of storage space and handling equipment
  • Have a clear understanding of the company’s strategic objectives
  • Coordinating the use of automated and computerised warehouse management systems
  • Maintain accurate stock control systems Monitor and track discrepancies (expired and shortage of chemicals) for corrective measures as per Inventory control best practices
  • Supports Periodic physical inventory audits by Audit and Finance Team
  • Plan future capacity requirements
  • Discusses with warehouse team on ways of improving service level, housekeeping and controlling damages

Required Skills and Competencie:

  • Proven warehouse management experience
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar courses
  • A professional qualification in Supply Chain Management is advantageous
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Minimum of 7 years sales experience in a Warehouse supervision and management

 

Job Title: Head Drug Distribution
Reference Code: HDD0027
Location: Anambra
Job Title: Head Drug Distribution
Reports To: Managing Director
Supervises: Distribution Team
Job Purpose

  • Managing daily production, receiving, and shipping activities to ensure all standards of quality, safety, and productivity are achieved.
  • Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the daily achievement of the distribution expense, safety, quality, and production goals.
  • Monitor staffing and equipment levels to ensure adequate utilization of resources and production line balancing.
  • Enforce all work regulations and union contracts.
  • Monitor maintenance functions to ensure adequate material handling systems are utilized.
  • Anticipate the distribution operational needs and act accordingly to ensure all objectives are met.
  • Establish performance objectives for associates in the distribution team; analyze performance reports to find ways to improve operation

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience in marketing and sales
  • Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work extended days on a frequent basis.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
  • Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
  • Ability to travel on an occasional basis.

Attributes:

  • Accountable
  • Responsible
  • Self-motivated
  • Results oriented
  • Confident
  • Capable of leading team
  • Committed approach to work and commitment to own professional development

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a B.Pharm (or similar Pharmacy course) First degree
  • Registered with the pharmaceutical society of Nigeria
  • An second degree in a relevant course is required
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years’ experience in warehouse management systems and material handling equipment techniques;
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiatives.
  • Track record in organisation management and leadership at a strategic level
  • Proven track record of delivering results in a company of comparable size, scope and complexity
  • Experience in distribution and management in Nigeria or abroad will be a distinguishing advantage

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes (as an attachment), stating the job reference code as the subject of the email, to: [email protected]

Note: All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates who apply correctly will be contacted

Application Deadline  17th June, 2016.

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