Stocks Controller

Website ORYX Energies Zambia Ltd

ORYX Energies S.A “OESA” is one of Africa’s largest and longest established independent providers of oil and gas products and services. In pursuit of its business strategies in Zambia, the company invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position mentioned below, to join its team at ORYX Energies Zambia Ltd “OEZL”, based on the Copperbelt and Lusaka.

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Depots & Logistics Manager and will be in charge of stock management activities  in adherence with The OESA Group policies.

The Stocks Controller will be based in Ndola.

Job Function:

  • Development and Implementation of an effective product Supply Chain programme, combining both operations, logistics and financial elements.
  • Keep to executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Assist in improving processes in support of the organizational goals.
  • Collaborates with procurement department to determine best supplier rates.
  • Ensure compliance to HSSEQ, local authority, local and ISO standards requirements.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Develop inventory control models that promote lower cost of sales, shorter lead times, and reduced stock levels
  • Engage in the forecast of supply and demand to obtain information useful in improving the continuity of supply chain
  • Engage in the forecast of supply and demand to obtain information useful in improving the continuity of supply chain
  • Daily tracking of cargoes and updating of tracking reports
  • Promoting synergies between supply chain partners i.e., customs, transporters, suppliers and depots.
    Daily preparation and sharing of consolidated stocks reports
  • Processing of Stocks orders
  • Preparation of obsolete stock reports
  • Ensure that each stock is received and posted in the sage system immediately
  • Prepare stock loss claim summary for every cargo received and ensure the amount is claimed from the supplier / transporter.
  • Facilitate month-end stock counts and ensure that any differences are reconciled and resolved quickly.
  • Perform random audit checks on sites and verify the system balance with physical check

Key working relations:


  • Commercial Department
  • Finance Department
  • Depots and Logistics Department


  • Customers
  • Distributors
  • Transporters

Minimum Education /Tertiary Qualification

  • Commercial or Technical Degree or Equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience, preferably in stock management.
  • Oil and Gas industry exposure will be added advantage.

Know how, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Time management skills
  • Proficient in MS office applications – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint etc..
  • Stock control
  • Administrative skills
  • Ability to work on initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Teamwork and problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of business policies and procedures
  • Networking and learning
  • Sound Knowledge of Depot Operations, Supply, Technical and Logistic Management
  • Skillful application of Operations and distribution systems.
  • Basic application of Finance skills.
  • The ability to make informed and effective decisions.
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management displaying good interpersonal skills.
  • A basic application and an awareness and ability to willingly take the lead when need.
  • The ability to work with others to make a real difference.
  • Actively promotes a positive team spirit
  • Builds networks to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge
  • Demonstrates shared commitment to team success


Address application letters to:

The Human Resource & Communications Officer
Oryx Energies Zambia Limited
Plot No. 875 Zambia Road
P. O. Box 230074

Interested persons should apply enclosing Academic and Professional Qualifications, plus a Comprehensive CV: stating the Position in the Subject Line of the email to – not later than 1 April 2022.

Hard copy application letters will not be considered.

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