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Career Level Manager
Qualifications Degree Bachelor
Origin Chemist is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Wholesale Manager to join our pharmacy team. The Wholesale Manager will play a vital role in overseeing and managing the procurement and sales of inventory, ensuring efficient operations and customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, a solid understanding of procurement and sales processes, and the ability to effectively manage a team.
At Origin Chemist, we spend our days thinking and developing innovative ways of providing good health for everyone. We seek to challenge the norms and build a company that inspires trust and teamwork. We have learnt to dream big, think far, and do what no one thought possible. With a growing team of passionate professionals headquartered at Mataheko-Afienya, Tema, Ghana, we have been able to leverage our selfless ambition to ensure that healthcare is made truly accessible and affordable for everyone. In only a few years, we have been able to extend our unique services and low-cost quality products to thousands of people all over Ghana.
In 2021, we received accreditation from the Pharmacy Council of Ghana to run Origin College where we train healthcare professionals (Medicine Counter Assistants). Here, we provide superior training that inspires compassion for patients and dares change consistently to build healthier communities.
1. Procurement Management:
- Develop and implement procurement strategies to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of inventory.
- Source and evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts and terms, and maintain positive supplier relationships.
- Monitor inventory levels and analyze demand trends to optimize stock availability and minimize stockouts.
- Ensure compliance with procurement policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
2. Sales and Customer Management:
- Develop and implement sales strategies to drive wholesale business growth and achieve sales targets.
Identify new sales opportunities and potential clients while nurturing and maintaining relationships with existing customers.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to develop promotional activities and pricing strategies to maximize sales.
- Address customer inquiries, concerns, and issues in a timely and satisfactory manner to ensure customer satisfaction.
3. Inventory Control and Management:
- Oversee inventory management activities, including forecasting, planning, and maintaining optimal stock levels.
- Analyze inventory data, monitor product performance, and make data-driven decisions to optimize inventory turnover and reduce obsolescence.
- Implement inventory control measures to minimize losses, damages, and discrepancies.
- Collaborate with the Warehouse team to ensure accurate and efficient receiving, storage, and dispatch of inventory.
4. Team Leadership and Development:
- Lead and supervise a team of wholesale staff, providing guidance, support, and performance management.
- Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting teamwork and a customer-centric culture.
- Conduct regular training sessions to enhance the skills and knowledge of team members.
- Delegate responsibilities, set clear expectations, and monitor progress to ensure timely completion of tasks.
5. Reporting and Analysis:
- Prepare regular reports on sales performance, inventory levels, procurement activities, and other relevant metrics.
- Analyze sales data, market trends, and customer feedback to identify opportunities for improvement and growth.
- Make data-driven recommendations to enhance operational efficiency, profitability, and customer satisfaction.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Pharmacy or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Proven experience as a Wholesale Manager or in a similar role within the pharmaceutical wholesale or distribution industry.
- Strong knowledge of procurement, inventory management, and sales principles and practices.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
- Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.
- Exceptional communication and negotiation skills.
- Proficiency in using inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance in the wholesale industry.
The Wholesale Manager shall report directly to the CEO or any other officer appointed by the CEO