Stock controller


The Imibala Trust- Stock controller

The Imibala Trust
Opportunity closing date:
Tuesday, 31 August, 2021
Opportunity type:

The Imibala Trust was established in 2005 to address, in meaningful and measurable ways, the upliftment of school-children in the Helderberg Basin whose lives are adversely affected by poverty and unemployment.

The Imibala Trust seeks to appoint a Stock controller to be based in Cape Town.

Contribute and assist the Imibala Trust staff with the Sponsor-a-Child program by ensuring stock availability and accessibility to ensure an efficient operation.


  • Preparing of orders for various stock items
  • Placing of stock orders with suppliers
  • Liaison with the Imibala Trust staff to ensure stock levels are up to standard to cover the demand.
  • Liaison with the finance team around funds available to purchase stock items.
  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure on time delivery of orders.
  • Ensure quality, colours etc. of the stock received meets requirements
  • Build positive relationships with the suppliers.
  • Receiving of stock and accurately checking it into the stock records.
  • Provide bookkeeper with the supplier invoice for stock received
  • Ensure overall tidiness of the stock room to ensure stock is easily identifiable and accessible.
  • Assist the Imibala Trust staff with the distribution of the stock.
  • Keep accurate record of the stock distributed on the Pastel stock system.
  • Prepare monthly stock sheets for stocktaking.
  • Perform the monthly physical stock take.
  • Assist the auditors with their annual stock take spot-checks
  • Compare the monthly physical stock take with the stock sheets and follow up any discrepancies.
  • Communicate any discrepancies and possible improvements to the stock system, within reasonable time, with management.
  • Drive cost savings by continuous negotiations with the various suppliers.
  • Replenish stock on a daily basis to insure stock is ready and available for the follow group
  • Ensure proper filing systems are in place for stock records as well as regular filing of record


  • Physical ability to perform all manual tasks.
  • Accurate.
  • Well organised.
  • Systems driven.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Able to work under pressure and within deadlines


  • At least 3 years experience in stock control
  • Matric
  • Qualification in stock control will be beneficial
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and experience of Sage Pastel will be beneficial

Please submit your CV (with references) and salary expectation to

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

The Imibala Trust reserves the right not to make an appointment.

For more about The Imibala Trust, refer to