Assistant Internal Auditor - Purchase Department Job in Nigeria

Mopheth Nigeria Limited is a reputable organization charged with the goal of meeting the diverse needs of its growing customers from all walks of life. We began as a community Pharmacy in the year 1997, and through the years we have maintained our standard of being a renowned name in the pharmaceutical industry in Nigeria, however, with respect to our vision consumables, cosmetics, and skincare products, safe water production, grocery essentials, and a variety of baked goods. In addition, our 24-hour availability onsite and online in all our branches has equally ensured our clients can rely on us for immediate service at any hour of the day.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Internal Auditor - Purchase Department

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are currently seeking a meticulous and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Assistant Internal Auditor specifically focused on the Purchase Department. The primary responsibility of this role is to work under the supervision of the line manager, paying close attention to all activities within the purchase department located in Victoria Island. This includes a thorough check of goods entering and leaving the department, scrutiny of items brought by vendors, and meticulous oversight of all items taken to the stores. The ideal candidate must be well-informed about every aspect of the purchasing department.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
As an Assistant Internal Auditor in the Purchase Department, your responsibilities will include:

  • Work under the supervision of the line manager to conduct internal audits within the purchase department.
  • Thoroughly check all items brought in by vendors and verify against purchase orders.
  • Monitor the accurate recording of goods received in the inventory system.
  • Conduct regular audits of stock levels to ensure alignment with inventory records.
  • Collaborate with store management to track and document all items leaving the stores.
  • Investigate and reconcile any discrepancies between physical stock and system records.
  • Implement measures to prevent stock losses and improve overall inventory accuracy.
  • Work closely with vendors to resolve any issues related to the quality or quantity of delivered goods.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of all inventory processes and procedures within the purchasing department.
  • Generate reports on inventory levels, stock movement, and any variances observed.
  • Collaborate with the purchasing department to ensure seamless and accurate inventory management.


  • Minimum of OND/HND in a relevant field.
  • 1 - 4 years work experience.
  • Proven experience in a related role, preferably in internal audit or inventory management.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in recording inventory data.
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise effectively with vendors, store management, and departmental teams.
  • Familiarity with inventory management software and systems.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively under supervision.
  • Well-informed about all activities within the purchasing department.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to improving processes.


  • Salary: Commensurate with Experience
  • Other Benefits: HMO & Pension

Application Closing Date
10th February, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the email.