Business Administration, Accounting, Logistics or any other relevant field
An international co-educational services limited comprising of Creche, Preschool, Elementary, Secondary and International Baccalaureate School.
We are is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Inventory Manager
Location: Anthony - Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Role and Responsibilities (but not limited to the following):
Responsible for the coordination of the school's inventory and store management function. Expected to take end-to-end ownership of all processes within the inventory function and ensure smooth running of the department and achievement of its objectives and satisfaction of both external and internal stakeholders.
Optimize inventory control procedures and achieve uniformed and synchronized reporting across all school store locations
Implement processes and controls to ensure accuracy of data and timely reporting across several different store locations
Ensure accuracy and effectiveness of periodic stock count exercises
Ensure adequacy of store management policies and practices at all locations
Determine and maintain EOQ per SKU to avoid insufficiencies or excessive surplus
Oversee and ensure accuracy of inventory valuation
Ensure regular reconciliation and synchronization of inventory information in accounting records
Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory reports
Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory
Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships
Manage & train the store employees across all campuses and other staff to ensure business goals are met
Report and make recommendations to senior management on stock levels and quality, policy changes and other areas of improvement etc.
Qualification, Skills and Abilities
BSc / BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Logistics or any other relevant field
Minimum of 5 - 10 years work experience.
Relevant qualifications/certifications will be an advantage
Proven experience in Inventory or similar position
Strong speaking and listening skills
Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
Working knowledge of inventory management software - experience with VEND will be an advantage
Proficiency in MS Excel and other relevant applications
Strong analytical skills and highly numerate
Excellent organizational and planning skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong leadership and people management skills
In some circumstances, the job holder may be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities of a similar post in order to support workload peaks and skill shortages to ensure priorities are met.