Job Title: Inventory Management Officer (Contract)

Department: Finance
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Contract
Minimum years of Experience: 1


The job responsibilities of the Inventory Management Officer whom we will train to bring up to speed will include the following:

  • Support the implementation of inventory management policies and procedures, upon due approval by the Head, Procurement and relevant authorities within the organization
  • Receive, record, review and oversee proper documentation of all technical stock (technical department items)
  • Maintain an updated inventory records management system
  • Be abreast of the latest inventory management and material handling tools, technology and procedures
  • Ensure appropriate authorization for the release of stocks as well as proper documentation for relocation of items
  • Proactively track the movement of inventory items from one location to another
  • Update system records of items against physical balances
  • Receive all inventory items ordered, match with PO and update the inventory records regularly
  • Conduct stock count exercise to reconcile physical and system balances of inventory items
  • Generate Goods Receive Note to confirm receipt of items ordered
  • Other duties that may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or Science related discipline
  • Minimum of 1 -2 years’ post-NYSC experience in Procurement or Supply Chain Management and/or Finance related discipline
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent numeric and analytical skills
  • Good sourcing and negotiation skills
  • Integrity and ability to deal with confidential information are essential
  • Ability to define and understand technical requirements
  • Good working knowledge of data processing and management
  • Ability to work and deliver promptly within tight timelines with minimal supervision
  • Good working knowledge of ERP system

Demands of the Job

  • Good accounting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Can work on call during weekends
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision