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Pharmacy Stock Controller

at Life Flora Hospital
Location Roodepoort, South Africa
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Administrative Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR





Vacancies exist for two (2) Stock Controllers in Pharmacy based at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to Elize Lundt, Inventory Manager. The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of stock for all the wards in the hospital.


Critical Outputs

Performing cycle counts and stock takes, as well as the capturing of stock takes and the investigating of variances.

Receiving, checking and unpacking stock whilst checking orders against invoices.

Assist with stock purchases and stock control, including file maintenance.

Capture all invoices, address supplier queries and process credits daily.

Issue and capture requisitions of stock to the wards and theatre daily.

Management of negative and dead stock.

Perform stock rotation and check expiry dates of all stock items systematically.

General administrative functions as requested.


Grade 12

Sound knowledge of and experience in stock control for at least 2 years in a hospital environment.

Computer proficiency and exposure to an on-line computer system.

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage. Hospital experience and knowledge of systems (iMeds) is a requirement as well as hospital stock control experience required.

A person who is result orientated, pays attention to detail, has excellent interpersonal as well as communication skills is needed.

Customer focus, a commitment towards continuous improvement, the ability to work independently and the management of time is required.

Willingness to work overtime, afterhours and possibly weekends also required.


Attention to detail

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness