Inventory Manager

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Inventory Manager

A vacancy exists for an Inventory Manager based at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital reporting to Faghrie Sirkotte, Pharmacy Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and co- ordinating the Pharmacy services within the hospital environment by ensuring that the quality pharmaceutical services, financial objectives, legislative compliance and people management requirements are achieved to the required standards.

Critical Outputs

Effective medication safety management:

  • Report 100% of inventory incidents and develop and implement remedial actions as appropriate.
  • Complete trends analysis with relevant actions quarterly together with Pharmacy Manager.
  • Report 100% of pharmacy alerts and develop and implement remedial action and complete a trends analysis quarterly. 

Effective quality management systems:

  • Participate in the implementation and compliance to LHC Quality management systems.
  • Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards.
  • Achieve required customer service levels in theatre and wards.
  • Implement customer satisfaction and pharmacy quality initiatives.

Effective financial management:

  • Participate in achieving hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy.

Effective product management:

  • Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget.
  • Build effective working relationships with doctors.

Effective asset management:

  • Participate in achieving stock targets.
  • Achieve optimal system utilisation.

Effective people management:

  • Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to LHC people policies and practices.
  • Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in team.
  • Relevant Degree or diploma 
  • Experience within private healthcare inventory management or relevant experience within  a pharmacy environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control processes, procedures and practices
  • A working knowledge of SAP material management systems
  • Understanding of management and relationship structures within an operating environment
  • People management experience
  • Basic financial and numeric skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Drivers license and ability to travel 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills across all functions
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement 
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Building relationships 
  • Customer responsiveness 
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation 
  • Ethical behaviour 
  • Action orientation
Closing date
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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