Position       :         Warehouse Assistant                                                                                                                                                               

Grade           :         MS9

Reporting     :         Assistant Warehouse Officer


Overall Purpose of the Job:

Loading and off-loading of medicines and medical supplies, assembling, picking and packing for dispatch, and the general cleaning of warehouse space to achieve pharmaceutical warehouse cleanliness guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Cleaning of the warehouse and associated areas
  2. Loading, off-loading, batching and stacking of commodities in the warehouse
  3. Picking, assembling, packaging and labelling scheduled orders as per pick list
  4. Reporting to supervisors any identified errors on locations, including damaged, short dated and expired stock
  5. Adherence to high levels of security guidelines
  6. Ensuring that pallet labels are maintained on all products on locations and stock in bulk areas
  7. Carrying out cycle counts and stock counts

Qualification and Experience:

  1. Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)
  2. Minimum one (1) year of relevant work experience in a busy Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs) industry, especially in a health systems warehouse or logistics and supply chain environment

Attributes and Skills:

  1. Trustworthy, punctual, with good communication, mathematical and interpersonal skills
  2. Ability to work odd hours 
  3. Sound health and energetic

Submission of Application:

Interested and qualifying individuals should submit their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs), copies of certificates and names of three traceable referees, clearly marked ‘VACANCY FOR WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT to:


                                                                                                  The Chief Executive Officer,

                                                                                                 Central Medical Stores Trust,

                                                                          Opposite Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS),

                                                                                                           Private Bag 55,

                                                                                                           Mzimba Drive,


                                                                                                       Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


                                                                             Applications closing date 17TH February, 2023 by 16H00.


                                                 CMST is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.