Stock Controller

Life Queenstown Private Hospital
Stock Controller

Vacancies exists for 2 x Stock Controller positions in the Pharmacy Department at Life Queenstown Private Hospital. The successful candidate will report to the Pharmarcy Manger and will contribute to the effective management of stock in the hospital.

Critical Outputs
  • Taking full responsibility for stock. 
  • Accurate goods receipting of prosthesis and consignment against invoices
  • Assist with investigation of GRIR reports
  • Adhering to all SOP’s relating to stock and its management
  • Daily filing of Invoices and other documentation
  • Drive New item code requests
  • Unpacking and checking of stock
  • Drive the improvement of stock availability
  • Assist to drive stock write-off reduction
  • Assist to manage non-recoverable consumable utilization
  • Drive formulary compliance and best cost formulary compliance
  • Support accurate billing on e-Billing and Ward Impilo systems
  • Ensure all inventory management requirements are met with a specific emphasis on the following aspects:
  • Maintaining stock levels in theatre with minimum out of stocks
  • Achieve and maintain dead stock targets
  • Manage cycle counts and quarterly stock takes including variance investigation
  • Liaise with nursing staff and ward clerks regarding queries and timeous follow up
  • Grade 12
  • Finance experience and knowledge would be an advantage
  • Computer literacy is essential.
  • A working knowledge of SAP will be an advantage.
  • Experience within inventory management or relevant experience within a pharmaceutical environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control, processes, procedures and practices
  • Good organisational skills are essential as well as attention to detail.
  • Excellent  communication and time management skills
  • Customer excellence
  • Able to work under pressure as well as being able to work as part of a team
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer awareness
Closing date
Friday, May 10, 2024

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

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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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