NRF: Storeman Assistant Vacancy 2024

NRF: Storeman Assistant Vacancy 2024

The National Research Foundation (NRF) is seeking a Storeman Assistant for a permanent position located in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. This role supports the day-to-day operations of Stores and Logistics, ensuring data accuracy and maintaining the stores’ IT system.

Job Details:

  • Position: Storeman Assistant
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Location: Carnarvon, Northern Cape
  • Application Deadline: July 19, 2024
  • Organization: National Research Foundation (NRF) / South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO)
  • Job Status: Permanent
  • Posting Date: July 5, 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Stock Management:
    • Receive and manage stock in storeroom or warehouse.
    • Maintain stock control processes and ensure accurate data capturing on the RAMLOG system.
    • Issue stock to staff and keep records updated.
  2. Logistics:
    • Occasionally deliver and collect products/materials.
    • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
    • Handle waste disposal and removal of unused materials.
  3. Reporting and Compliance:
    • Maintain compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
    • Assist in budget preparation and administration.
    • Prepare reports and maintain accurate records.

Key Requirements:

  • Qualifications:
    • Grade 12.
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel).
    • Certificate in Inventory/Stores (Advantageous).
    • Valid driver’s license (Code B).
    • Forklift license (Advantageous).
  • Experience:
    • At least one year of working experience in a Stores environment.
    • Experience with computerized Inventory Systems.
  • Knowledge:
    • Understanding of stock control systems and binning.
    • Familiarity with the Public Sector Procurement framework.
    • Experience with the RAMLOG System.
  • Skills and Attributes:
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks.
    • Safety awareness and ability to follow detailed instructions.
    • Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
    • Reliability and problem-solving abilities.

Application Information:

  • How to Apply: Submit a comprehensive CV through the NRF recruitment portal at NRF Recruitment Portal.
  • Required Documents:
    • A letter of motivation.
    • Contact details of at least three referees.
  • Additional Information: For more details about the NRF and its initiatives, visit the NRF website.


  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Commitment to employment equity and redress, aligning with the NRF Employment Equity Plan.

Please note that the NRF reserves the right not to make an appointment. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. By applying for this position, you consent to the NRF using your personal information for recruitment purposes, in accordance with relevant legislation.

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