Stock Management Associate, North West (Nigeria)
Greenlight Planet
Kano
5d ago

Who we are

Greenlight Planet designs, distributes, and finances the purchase of solar powered home energy solutions for the world’s 1.

3 billion under-electrified consumers. We are market leaders in the distributed off-grid solar industry, and our Sun King™ products have enabled 76 million people around the world to access clean, reliable, solar powered light and energy at home.

Sun King products range from portable solar lamps to more robust multi-light solar home systems, to solar powered televisions and fans and energy efficient inverter bulbs.

  • Our products drastically improve quality of life for those that lack reliable electricity access : they help extend the number of productive, income generating hours in a day;
  • they enable children to study after dark; they allow families and communities to gather safely to socialize after sunset;
  • and when replacing field-based sources of light like kerosene lamps, they reduce exposure to indoor air pollution.

    We reach our customers through two distinct business models : a vast network of more than 300 distribution partners across 40 countries, and through our EasyBuy™ Direct sales channel, where we sell directly to consumers in India, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia through a network of more than 7,000 commission sales agents.

    Our customers have the option to purchase these products up front or to pay for them through an instalment payment plan over a period of 4-18 months through our Sun King EasyBuy™ line, our technology enabled pay-as-you-go’ (PAYG) systems.

    Greenlight employs more than 1,500 people in 11 countries across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. We are passionate about serving off-grid customers, and we are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing a smart, sustainable business with profound impact on the world.

    Position : Stock Management Associate

    Job Location : North West (Nigeria)

    Reporting to : Country Store Manager, Nigeria

    About the Role

    Greenlight Planet is looking for an Associate to join its Stock Management team in Nigeria. The Stock Management Associate will work closely with the Operations team in Nigeria to ensure the organisation has adequate capacity to build new business units and expand existing operations in the region.

    Key responsibilities for the role include :

  • Manage inventory within the warehouse, reporting goods received and inventory levels at the zonal warehouse level
  • Work with third party transporters to ship goods to Sun King stores on time and in good condition
  • Ensure all deliveries to Sun King Stores are cost effective using trusted transporters under agreement with the Company
  • Scan in and out Sun King inventory on a serial basis
  • Coordinate with central (HQ) warehouse to receive stock
  • Communicate any inventory shortage, theft, or loss at the zonal warehouse
  • Prepare weekly on hand stock report for all shops in region and share with Country Store manager
  • Check on store executives in region to ensure they are maintaining stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensure all shops in region maintain proper shop etiquette and cleanliness
  • Observation of safety procedures to avert hazard
  • Receive all faulty products received by the stores, ship back to HQ
  • Perform physical inventory counts of the retail stores on a monthly / quarterly basis
  • Support Sun King Store Executives (SSEs) in the respective regions, ensuring proper processes are followed
  • Ensure the SSEs in region fully understand their responsibilities and role
  • Review accuracy of weekly inventory / marketing reports for region and aggregate the report to the HQ Ops team
  • Train SSEs at their stores as needed
  • Fill in for SSEs who are on personal / medical leave
  • Follow up on any stock losses or unexplained variances at the store Ensure SSEs write police reports if necessary
  • The ideal candidate :

  • Is excited about joining a fast growing, entrepreneurial and innovative environment
  • Is comfortable and experienced working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment
  • Has a Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management, or related discipline from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ progressive work experience in procurement and supply or inventory management in a multinational organization
  • Is honest, trustworthy and possesses a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting
  • Is results oriented with the ability to multitask and meet strict
  • Is a team player and can demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with various stakeholders
  • Has advanced computer skills g. Microsoft excel application
  • Has experience working in ERP System and other inventory management application
  • What we offer (in addition to compensation and statutory benefits) :

  • An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast growing, high impact industry.
  • The chance to work in an open minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Greenlighters who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing a smart, sustainable business with profound impact on the world;
  • A truly multicultural experience : you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds.
  • Structured, tailored learning and development programs that help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Greenlight Academy.
  • We place great importance on sustaining a diverse, inclusive work environment.

    We believe that diversity (of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, personality type, perspective, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different) enriches innovation and our competitiveness in the market.

    We strive to ensure diverse perspectives inform critical decisions, and we actively work towards ensuring all Greenlighters feel like they belong.

    We also know that sustaining an inclusive workplace requires conscious effort and is a continuous journey, not an end-state.

    Greenlight recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes individuals based on experiences and demonstrated job performance, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, HIV / AIDS status, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

    What to expect from us, after you submit your application :

    The first step is to apply for the job opening through Greenlight’s career website or by emailing your resume to one of our HR representatives.

    You can expect an email response within three weeks regarding the status of your application. If you are shortlisted for consideration, we’ll set up a conversion with you to learn more about your interests and background, share more about the job requirements and Greenlight Planet, and to answer any initial questions you may have.

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