Stores Controller

North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited

The North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited (NWWSSCL) is a commercial utility, providing water and sanitation services in the North – Western Province. The Company has a vision of “striving for excellence in water supply and sanitation”. It is value driven and performance oriented and since inception in the year 2000 has been among the top performing utilities. NWWSSCL is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit high profile, self-motivated, innovative, honesty, committed, adequately qualified and appropriately experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions in a challenging environment. The Company operates in Eight (8) Districts; Solwezi, Mwinilunga, Kasempa, Mufumbwe, Manyinga, Kabompo, Zambezi and Chavuma. The Company envisioned to take over provision of water and sanitation services in the newly created districts of Mushindamo, Kalumbila and Ikelenge.


1.0 Reporting Line: Director Finance 2.0. Job Purpose:
To receive, issue, record and ensure safe custody of company materials, and stock


3.1 Receives stores items (stock and non-stock items) ordered and ensures that they are in right quantities and of correct specifications
3.2 Properly packs, stacks and arranges received stock items in a manner which permits ready accessibility
3.3 Promptly issues materials/stocks, from central stores, to end users from various departments, after receiving authorize stores requisitions

3.4 Updates stores records with regard to receipts, issues and the available stock balances on a daily basis
3.6 Secures materials and goods, providing protection against deterioration, damages and breakages

3.7 Establishes economic stock re-order levels and quantity for stock items based on their usage and immediately informs the immediate supervisor of any items that have reached the reorder levels for the appropriate action
3.8 Keeps the stores tidy and clean at all times.
3.9 Properly classifies, codes, and keeps all materials in a manner which permits easy accessibility.
3.10 Prepares monthly stores reports showing flows of items in and out of stores, i.e. materials received, issued and remaining balances.
3.11 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.
4.0 Knowledge and Skill Requirements

4.1 Minimum Academic qualifications:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or Form Five (05) certificate with 5 ‘O’ Level credits including Mathematics and English Language

4.2 Minimum Vocational/Professional qualifications:

  • Full CIPs or Degree in Purchasing and Supply.

4.3 Minimum relevant work experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in a reputable organisation.

4.3 Required competencies and personal attributes:

  • Knowledge of stores procedures
  • Knowledge of handling stocks and storage facilities
  • Computer Literate
  • Honesty and dependability
  • High integrity
  • Must be a registered with ZIPS.

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, day time contact telephone number(s) and at least three traceable referees should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, July 30, 2021.

The Managing Director
North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited
MEMA House, Mwanawasa Street
P O Box 110184

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