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Stanley Kiguru

Stanley Kiguru

Inventory Management
Nairobi, Nairobi Area

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About Stanley Kiguru:

I am a 7 year experienced Inventory Management Specialist with a Bachelor of Economics & Finance Degree from Kenyatta University.

I have good experience with ERPs such as SAP, Microsoft Navision, Aspire Software, RMS, Core Backoffice, Ivend Retail, etc. 

Additionally, I am highly proficient with key Microsoft applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and PowerBi as my data analysis, presentation and communication tools.

Experience

Jan 2022 - Date: Stock Controller - Text Book Centre LTD.

Roles:

  • Overall inventory control and storage of materials, including reconciliation with data systems 
  • Developing and implementing inventory control systems and practices. 
  • Co-ordinate actual inventory counts and monitoring inventory levels. 
  • Audit inventory transactions for accuracy and timeliness to maintain high accuracy.
  • Performing regular stock checks and reporting any issues to the line manager.
  • Recommending process improvement plans for effectiveness and efficiency by developing inventory control SOPs while improving existing ones.
  • Leading, coaching, and developing a team of stock control clerks. 
  • Stock optimization through aging and overstock analysis & control.
  • Facilitating formal problem solving, root cause analysis and the implementation of corrective actions for all inventory discrepancies or related process failures. 
  • Developing specific metrics and KPI’s that provide the right insight into our inventory levels and accuracy.

April 2019 - November 2021: Head Of Inventory - Mulleys Supermarkets (Peter Mulei & Sons' LTD).

Roles:

  • Management & coordination of the daily merchandising operations of the stores.
  • Ensuring stock holding checks with procurement and payables teams before purchase or payments.
  • Supervising daily activities of the stock team.
  • Determining and reporting stock shrinkage.
  • Placement of SOPs to seal and minimize shrinkage levels.
  • Maintaining accurate stock balances on and off the system.
  • Developing and building high performing stock associates for the business.

August 2016 - March 2019: Inventory Administrator - Tuskys Supermarkets (Tusker Mattresses LTD).

Roles:

  • Developing shrinkage control measures. 
  • Developing inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances. 
  • Monitoring inventory transactions and improvement of internal controls.
  • Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger. 
  • Planning of annual and seasonal stock takes. 
  • Training branch staff and all stakeholders on the requisite inventory handling processes and procedures. 
  • Analyzing and compiling stock holding reports for top decision making. 
  • Monthly stock levels reporting while ensuring reasonable system valuation.

March 2016 - July 2016: Inventory Controller - Tuskys Supermarkets (Tusker Mattresses LTD).

Roles:

  • Inventory variance analysis and enhancing proper inventory movement controls.
  • Monitoring inventory transactions.
  • Periodic analysis of sales.
  • Planning of branch physical cycle counts to correct system inventory.
  • Verification of the raw stock take data collected before posting for analysis.
  • Implementing shrinkage control measures.

Education

2010 - 2014: Bachelor of Economics & Finance, Second Class Upper Division - Kenyatta University.

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