Retail Inventory Manager

October 18, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

a Retail Supermarket - Myrtle Management Consultants Limited

Myrtle Management Consultants Limited – Our client, a Retail Supermarket located in the heart of Victoria Island, is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Retail Inventory Manager
Locations: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Summary

Our Client is urgently in need an experienced Retail Inventory Manager to join their team. You will oversee the inventory levels of businesses.
You will work with vendors to ensure adequate stock supplies.
You will receive and record new stock as it’s delivered or shipped out by analyzing different suppliers, recording daily deliveries, and evaluating new shipments.
We expect you to make an incredible impact every day – on our customers, our teams, and our company.
You shall lead, guide, teach,  process shipment, inspire, manage product, replenish, problem solve, and more – in short, you truly are the heartbeat of our client's retail business!

Job Description

Oversees all business and activity relating to store inventory control.
Delegates tasks and assignments to inventory clerks.
Taking stocks and counting Counts all products and supplies.
Maintains and updates records of store inventory.
Orders supplies as necessary.
Receives store deliveries.
Responsible for unloading new supplies and storing them appropriately.
Restocks merchandise on the sales floor.
Reorganizes the stock room to accommodate additional inventory.
Suggests storing manager new products or supplies for regular inventory based on analysis of sales statistics.
Manages, stores, and/or returns overstock.
Processes the return of defective or expired items.
Packs up items for return and affixes shipping labels.
Ensures that the stockroom is well organized and that all stored items are accounted for.
Employs computerized inventory software to keep track of all store supplies.
Reviews and analyzes sales reports and checks them against physical store inventory.
Addresses and resolves discrepancies in inventory and sales reports.
Implements improved security and storage procedures to reduce loss and theft.
Assists in maintaining the organization of stock on the sales floor.
Provides customer assistance as necessary.
Attends store meetings.
Works with the store’s manager to devise ways to maintain inventory control and reduce theft.


A Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field and 4+ years of experience in an inventory role.
Having an inventory experience in a retail store is very essential 
Understands the principles of FIFO , LIFO etc. 
Experience in training, coaching, and mentoring
Have an excellent use of computer and office technology.
Demonstrates ability to use inventory software.
Exhibits strong leadership skills.
Pays close attention to detail.
Possesses strong organizational skills.
Is able to read, interpret, and explain sales and inventory reports.
Communicates clearly and effectively.
Exhibits excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrates ability to think creatively and strategically.
Manages time effectively.
Works well with a team.
Possesses broad knowledge of store products and holdings.
Exhibits strong problem-solving skills.
Possesses physical strength necessary to lift and move inventory.

Competitive along with other benefits.
Application Closing Date
30th October, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Interviews are on a rolling basis to the closing date.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Further assessments will be required.

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