Mukuba University
Mukuba University
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Assistant Stores Controller (1 Position)

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Job purpose:

Stock Controller responsibilities include overseeing inventory audits and maintaining reports of purchases and pricing. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with supply chain procedures and have good communication skills to interact with vendors, clients and internal teams.

Main duties:

  • Responsible for the receipts, storage, maintenance, security and issue of stock.
  • Plans the supply needs for the University under supervision of the Procurement and Stores Manager
  • Liaise with the Schools and Units regarding supply operational requirement
  • Maintain the Stores database, ensure its integrity and report the status to the supervisor
  • Ensure database accuracy for the movement of stock in the warehouse. When discrepancies are noted, initiate investigation for correction of database records as required.
  • Ensure all items received for storage are labelled, properly arranged in the storage shelves/bins and correctly entered into the database.
  • Keep a record of the issues signed by the receiving person.
  • Assist in codification process of newly received items making sure the University guidelines on property management are adhered to; Support with identifying inventory to be written off based on usage patterns and ABC analysis
  • Develop, review, monitor, access and manage technical contracts for the provision of support services.


  • Grade 12 certificate with Five (5) “O” Levels including Mathematics and English
  • Diploma or CIPS Qualifications Level 4
  • Two (02) years of professional experience in supply chain, project/contract management or logistics support preferably in the field of Warehouse management
  • Experience in working in higher education is an advantage.
  • Must be a member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)

Method of Application

Interested persons who meet the stated requirements in any of the positions should submit their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates and names of three (3) traceable referees, two (2) of whom must be professionally acquainted with the applicant to:

The Registrar, Mukuba University,

Itimpi, off Chingola Road,

PO BOX 20382,



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Mukuba University
Located in Kitwe, Zambia, Mukuba University offers degree programmes in Mathematics and Science to both full time and distance learning students. The institution was originally opened in 1974 as Copperbelt Secondary Teachers College (COSETCO) and has developed over the years, with an enrollment of 1,200 students. Mukuba University offers degree programmes in mathematics and science to both full time and distance learning students. The university is currently undergoing rapid development.