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Inventory Officer At DealDey

Date Posted: 13/May/2014
Deadline: 30/May/2014

Reports to: Operations Manager

Function: Inventory Officer

Location: Lagos

Purpose Statement:

Responsible for receiving and issuing out inventory to all users and maintaining accurate inventory records.

Key Accountabilities:

·         Ensure inbound and outbound inventory are receipted and managed appropriately

according to company procedure.

•         Responsible for reporting shortages, overages for all inventory levels weekly/monthly

•        Responsible for classifying, labeling and warehousing all inventory for easy retrieval

•        Keep accurate records of inventory levels and location.

•        Responsible for communicating with sales category managers and purchasing on inventory levels and take out status.

•        Must maintain a record of all transfers either via take out or delivery and disposal.

•        Responsible for implementing and following a control system to reduce damages, breakage and inventory obsolescence.

•        Receives and logs all incoming inventory from both proprietary purchases and returns.

•        Conduct periodic physical inventory counts as required by company policy and reconcile the inventory records for a complete and accurate count.

•        Implement proper and accurate inventory policies to deter theft and inventory misuse

•        Manage and control perpetual inventory stock counting / inventory accuracy checks

•        Minimise overstocks and removal of obsolete / redundant products to maximize availability of storage space and working capital.

•        Provide routine management information on inventory performance

•        Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory, minimize costs and maximize working capital.

•        Write and maintain accurate written procedures for inventory control processes and


•        Participate in managing and running planned stock taking exercises in the Order Fulfilment Centre.

•        Working team members to combat issues surrounding quality, best practice and speed

of their work

•        Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Unit Head

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·         Minimum of a University degree in any related discipline

·         Minimum of 1 year working experience in a similar role would be an added advantage

·         Knowledge in inventory processes

·         Data entry skills

·         Good problem solving skills

·         Ability to multitask and prioritize on work load

·         Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel

The following skills are essential:

·         Analytical ability

·         Ability to create workable work flow processes

·         Problem solving skills

Method of Application:

Interested candidates whose experience and competencies match the job profile should send their CV as an email attachment with the subject “Inventory Officer- DD/OPR/IO/0514” to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

Validity:  30th May, 2014

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