FoodBank South Africa: Warehouse Manager

FoodBank South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 29 September, 2012
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FoodBank South Africa (FoodBank) is a dynamic not for profit company working to alleviate hunger by creating a national network of food banks.

FoodBank Johannesburg (FBJHB) is a member of the FoodBank South Africa (FBSA) National Network, which was established in March 2009.

FoodBank South Africa seeks to appoint a Warehouse Manager (WM), based at FBJHB in Johannesburg.

This is an initial one-year contract position.

Responsibilities (among others):

  • Responsible for the overall running of the FoodBank to ensure effective food collection, storage, and distribution, financial systems and controls, operational efficiencies and meet the needs of stakeholders;
  • Primary role in the allocation and deployment of resources - personnel, equipment, and supplies, to achieve operational, strategic and tactical goals developed with FBSA.


  • Good understanding of transport logistics;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office environment and standard office equipment and systems. Additionally Pastel - will be an advantage;
  • Detail orientated and have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as passion for FBSA's mission of eliminating-hunger;
  • Strong management skills and experience;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders;
  • Creative problem-solver with strong organisational, planning, anticipatory management skills, able to handle multiple priorities and effectively work with a diverse team;
  • Previous operational warehousing experience is essential.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Quote reference number: JHB01 on your CV.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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