Purchasing and Inventory Intern

The Intern will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned in school through various projects and Implementation of standards, procedures and systems related to all aspects of purchasing and inventory, They will have opportunities to work independently as well as within groups where they will be challenged to develop solutions to real workplace challenges. In addition to gaining work experiences that have a direct impact to our business, they will also have the opportunity grow their professional network during this internship experience.


Key Responsibilities

Responsible for dispatch of picking list, initial receipt of invoices, credit notes, supplier statements from the premium suppliers and sorting by supplier, by category and ageing for purposes of facilitating approval seeking and posting.
Selectively forwarding due invoices to payments desk for posting and onward reconciliation
Scanning invoices that are not on soft for purposes of uploading with postings.
Distributing proof of payment together with remittance advise to supplier.
Responsible for ensuring tight control over source and payment documents and oversee the safe and orderly archiving of all payment and payment related documents for the time required to meet audit, legal and tax queries.
Responsible for supporting the annual auditing or any query process, by being the key person carrying out vouching (pulling out and returning documents needed by auditors).
Participate in regular Fixed Asset verification and tagging exercise in the location(s) in conjunction with the wider accounting team.
Coordinating and monitoring the ordering, receipt, processing, storage and dispatch of goods
Maintaining the physical condition of the WH; coordinating and monitoring cleanliness; and order during the shift.
Correct use of assigned assets e.g., packing boxes
Implementing and monitoring set security protocols and reporting any security incidences
Implement and improve the set inventory management controls in the warehouse
Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment that is OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Act) compliant; following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations

Qualifications And Ideal Background

Currently enrolled in an accredited university or college obtaining a bachelor’s degree program in Finance , Supply Chain and Management or a closely related field.
Have a working knowledge of MS-Office Applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Be an inquisitive individual with a desire to learn, possessing a long-term desire to work in the purchasing or warehousing space
Twiga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion equal treatment of all applicants. Twiga does not charge its applicants any fees whatsoever and has not authorized any agent to levy any fees on its behalf. If anyone requests you to make any payment with respect to this application, please report the incident to info@twiga.com or to our hotline on +254 (0) 709 258 000.


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About Twiga Foods

Twiga is a mobile-based supply platform for Africa’s retail outlets, kiosks, and markets stalls.