Stores Assistant

at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Published May 7, 2024
Expires June 22, 2024
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Category Administration  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant in the Pharmacy at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital. The successful candidate will report to the Inventory Manager and will contribute to the effective management of stock in Pharmacy as well as the rest of the hospital.

Critical Outputs
Ordering and receipting of stock
Co-ordinate & manage stock distribution to units through auto transfers.
Co-ordinate cycle counts and stock takes in Pharmacy and in the wards.
Maintain item codes for the wards and Pharmacy Effective utilization of reports to manage stock.
Liaise with pharmacy, wards, theatre and case management on stock.
Management of dead stock in Pharmacy and Theatre.
Co-ordinate write offs for expired and damaged stock for hospital.
Assist with general clerical / admin duties in the Pharmacy


Minimum academic requirement is Matric
Stock management experience within a LHC Hospital Surgical Store is essential
Be available to work extra hours when needed
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Other important competencies are partnership building, customer orientation and willingness to be multi skilled
Attention to detail and ability to work accurately under pressure.
Computer literacy with knowledge of the impilo billing and SAP stock control systems is essential


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Drive & energy

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