Manager Inventory Management at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager Inventory Management

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Responsible for accuracy and completeness of the ERP Inventory/WIP General ledger and Inventory sub-ledger system as well as providing information and support regarding inventory
  • Provide financial/ budget related support to Logistics.
  • Reconcilaition of all Inventory accounts.
  • Ensure Inventory financial process comply with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard)
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy. This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative, capital/budget efficiency activities within the Unit, contracts review and negotiation in collaboration with the Procurement team, structural changes within the Unit etc.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing stakeholders within your immediate ecosystem for MTNN’s benefit. This includes participation in credible external think-tank sessions, involvement in inter-divisional focus Group sessions to improve business performance etc.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, think-tank activities etc.
  • Role model the vital behaviours needed to sustain organisational performance and drive people management activities by being the principal coach for your direct reports using the people management framework. Participate in employee engagement projects such as mentorship, facilitating programs, etc. In addition, support recruitment, on boarding and grievance management processes etc.
  • Ensure appropriate and accurate inventory information in the IFS system. That includes the managing of IFS in terms of setup, user utilization and flow of information into the general ledger for reconciliation purposes.
  • Ensure maintenance of oracle perpetual inventory system and periodic analysis of sub ledger information.
  • Monitor stock counts at primary warehouses and regional warehouses to ensure that stock quantities are accurate, stock count procedures are complied with and assist in processing claims/recovery for stock losses.
  • Implement the company inventory policies and procedure in accordance with MTN accounting policy and IFRS
  • Oversee and ensure that all receiving paperwork is in order and match the quantity, type, size and style loaded
  • Supervise correctness of cycle counts ensure physical inventory of all goods and materials is reconciled to Oracle
  • Prepare monthly consolidated stock count reports, analyse variances and provide solution to variances identified.
  • Ensure prompt processing of authorised Material requisition form received from internal /external clients
  • Provide Logistics support to project managers and Site Build Contractors on achieving roll out target.
  • Manage equipment warranty claim process
  • Manage the utilisation of OPEX budget for logistics department
  • Oversee monthly logistics management report
  • Ensure improved control through implementation of EAM/Fixed Assets/ Logistics agreed PPP
  • Ensure accuracy and correctness of inventory Database
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.
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Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours

Experience & Training

  • First degree in in Accounting or a Finance related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Relevant qualification in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience which includes:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Supply Chain Management experience
  • Vendor management Experience
  • Working experience in Oracle
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  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management
  • CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)
  • Logistics and Supply chain management
  • Project Management

Minimum Qualification

  • BSc, BTech or HND

Application Closing Date
8th December, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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