Stock Controller

at Life St George's Hospital
Published July 8, 2024
Expires July 26, 2024
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Stock Controller based at Life St Georges Hospital. 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. This position will work in the Wards and the Pharmacy.

Critical Outputs
Effective medication safety management

Report 100% of inventory incidents and develop and implement remedial actions as appropriate
Complete trend analysis with relevant actions quarterly with Pharmacy and Theatre unit manager
Report 100% of alerts and develop and implement remedial action and complete a trend 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
Effective financial management

Participate in achieving hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy, ward and theatre stock management
Effective product management and DOMINO

Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue, budget and set targets
Build effective working relationships with doctors and nursing colleagues
Effective asset management

Participate in achieving stock targets
Achieve optimal system utilisation, including the management of stock reports
Perform stock counts, reconciling differences and implementing corrective actions
Sell dead stock


Grade 12 (matric certificate) required
Computer literate (Internet, E-mail, MS Word/Excel).
Experience within inventory management or relevant experience within a hospital environment would be most advantageous
Ability to work within a team environment is essential
Knowledge of inventory control processes, procedures and practises
Reliable transport and ability to work flexi shifts at times


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication skills
Influencing skills
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships

Please send your resume

Drop files here browse files ...