Stores Assistant

at Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Published July 17, 2022
Location East London, South Africa
Category Administration  
Job Type Full-Time  



A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant in the Pharmacy at Life Beacon Bay Hospital based in East London. The successful candidate will report to the Pharmacy Manager, Stephen Acheampong and will contribute to the effective management of Pharmacy stock in the storeroom as well as the rest of the hospital.


Critical Outputs

Key areas of responsibility will include:


Managing the Pharmacy stores department

Managing the procurement, control and distribution of Pharmacy stock

Ensuring accurate receiving and receipting, when required, of Pharmacy stock.

Capturing of prosthesis and consignment invoices and transfers to theatre

Implementing and maintaining the LHC formulary and providing feedback to PM

Active engagement with relevant stakeholders regarding product changes or product conversions in the hospital

Active involvement in stock-takes and cycle counts.

Dead stock and short dated stock management

Capturing and handling of product complaints

Resolving queries from relevant stakeholders.

Ensuring a culture of quality in our business and operational excellence.

Any other task that the line manager may deem necessary




Grade 12

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 organizational 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


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer awareness


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