JOB VACANCIES / OPPORTUNITIES IN AN ALLIANCE FOR GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA (AGRA PROJECT FUNDED BY USAID, BILL & MELINDA GATES & ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION IN NIGERIA.
Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) in partnership with European Cooperative for Rural Development (EUCORD) an International NGO based in Brussels and a leading agribusiness company based in Lagos, is soliciting for qualified applicants for a proposal to Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa (PIATA), an agricultural intervention jointly funded by USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates and Rockefeller Foundation.
WEWE and its partners are proposing to implement the project to develop a market-led maize and soy bean value chain targeting 100,000 farmers in Niger and Kaduna States.
The job vacancies and opportunities are listed below :
INVENTORY AND ASSET MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
The inventory associate is responsible for monitoring the shipment, production, and ensuring that the data remains maintained and updated in the system.
He / she assists in the preparation of all the inventory related reports, answers all the routine queries and provides the much needed support for the operations, logistics, accounting, and quality departments.
He / she reviews all the shipment documents and verifies the details to make sure that they are complete and accurate.
The inventory and Asset Management Associate reviews the shipment transactions and ensures that the receipts are posted in a timely manner and is accountable for reconciliation activities so that the inventory records are validated and are actively involved in the resolution of issues.
The successful candidate will take daily inventory of the assigned supply, requisitions, and to restock supplies to par levels.
To rotate the stock and ensure that the stored area is clean and maintained up to date in accordance with the regulatory requirements.
To monitor the usage of the stock, create reports related to utilization, and coordinate with the other departments and recommend changes in inventory and the key person responsible for cycle counts as well as the physical inventories.
To conduct a keen research and resolve all the inaccuracies in inventory and complete audits of the internal processes and to handle all the activities related to data entry, scheduling etc.
The inventory associate verifies the accuracy of receipts, transfer, etc., by conducting detail audits of the product inventory on a regular basis and constantly monitors the movement of the inventory and identifies if there are any shortages that are seen when compared with the physical inventory data.
The candidate will investigate all the potential causes and suggests corrective measures that need to be implemented and takes care on loss prevention and implements shortage control programs.
He / she is accountable for packing the boxes, stocking the shelves.
He / she is involved in preparing the presentation for the flow of all the programme materials, managing the shipments, monitoring the damaged products, and recording all the incoming materials, and also may be associated with the preparation of the training modules as well and makes sure that all the issues have been resolved in a timely manner.
A minimum of 0-2 years’ in managing similar responsibilities.
The candidate should be able to exercise judgment and should have the capability to take sound decisions even under stressful conditions.
He / she should be able to communicate with all levels of management and should be flexible and willing to accept changes.
He / she should possess good organizational and multi-tasking skills and should be proficient in handling computers. He / she should possess accurate data entry skills with good keyboarding skills.
He / she should be able to demonstrate effective customer service skills with good mathematical skills.
Resourceful, innovative and ready to test new approaches.
Result-orientation and ability to take initiatives under minimal supervision and reach targets.
Ability to strictly meet deadlines.
Team player, at ease in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.
Professional fluency in English.
Competency in the use of computers and MS Office software, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
A minimum of HND in a Finance, Economics, Business Administration or any other relevant field.