Inventory Manager

at Life Brenthurst Hospital
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for an Inventory Manager based at Life Brenthurst Hospital, reporting to Roshni Jinabhai, Pharmacy Manager. 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.


Critical Outputs

Effective medication safety management


Report 100% of inventory incidents and develop and implement remedial actions as appropriate.

Complete trends analysis with relevant actions quarterly together with Pharmacy Manager.

Report 100% of pharmacy alerts and develop and implement remedial action and complete a trends 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 and wards.

Implement customer satisfaction and pharmacy quality initiatives.

Effective financial management


Participate in achieving hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy.

Effective product management


Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget.

Build effective working relationships with doctors.

Effective asset management


Participate in achieving stock targets.

Achieve optimal system utilisation.

Effective people management


Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to LHC people policies and practices.

Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in team.




Relevant Degree or diploma in Stock Logistics

Experience within inventory and stock management or relevant experience within a pharmacy environment

Knowledge of inventory control processes, procedures and practices

Understanding of management and relationship structures within an operating environment

People management experience

Basic financial and numeric skills

Computer proficiency

Drivers license and ability to travel




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Motivating and developing people

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Action orientation


Interested candidates can send their CV