Warehouse / Inventory Manager Job in Nigeria

Penafort Energy Limited is an indigenous Nigeria company with operations in the downstream oil and gas sector, food and beverage sector and the Retailing (FMCG) industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Warehouse / Inventory Manager

Location: Iba - Ojo, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Overseeing the efficient operations of the warehouse and ensuring that products are stored, organized, and logistic effectively.

Key Resposibilities


  • Quality Control:Ensure products meet quality standards, conduct regular checks for damaged or expired goods, and manage returns or exchanges as needed.
  • Quality Focus:Prioritize product quality and ensure that only suitable items are stored and distributed.
  • Analytical Skills:Analyze inventory data, sales trends, and supply chain metrics to optimize stock levels and replenishment strategies.


  • Inventory Management: Oversee inventory levels, track stock movement, and implement processes to maintain optimal stock levels while minimizing excess inventory.
  • Logistics Coordination: Coordinate the receipt, storage, and distribution of goods, ensuring timely and accurate deliveries to the retail store.
  • Warehouse Organization: Implement efficient warehouse layout and storage systems to maximize space utilization and accessibility.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Maintain and oversee the proper functioning of warehouse equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Data Management: Use software systems to track inventory, monitor stock levels, and generate reports on warehouse operations.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate warehouse processes and suggest improvements to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Problem-Solving: Address issues related to inventory discrepancies, damaged goods, and operational challenges.
  • Technical Proficiency: Familiarity with warehouse management software and equipment operation.


  • Team Management: Supervise warehouse staff, assign tasks, provide training, and maintain a safe and productive work environment.
  • Team Leadership - Provide leadership and guidance to the staffs. Set performance expectations, delegate tasks, and motivate employees to achieve individual and team goals. Foster a positive work environment and encourage teamwork and collaboration.
  • Staff Development and Training-Identify training and development needs for the staffs. Provide coaching, mentorship, and training programs to enhance their skills and knowledge. Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven individual with experience managing with a small to medium-size team.


  • Vendor Relations: Collaborate with suppliers for timely deliveries and resolve any issues related to orders or inventory.
  • Safety Compliance: Enforce safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and ensure compliance with safety regulations.


  • Work closely collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as purchasing, logistics, and retail operations, to align strategies and goals.

Job Requirements
Education, Qualications / Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields
  • Masters Degree is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5years experience working in similar role.

Essential Competencies For This Role:

  • Strong analytical professionals skills
  • Strong leadership abilities to guide their teams and adapt to changing market dynamics
  • Operational Excellence- Must be creative and detail-orientated.
  • Financial Acumen- Knowledge of financial management
  • Problem-Solving- Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team Building and Development
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Relationship Management.

Application Closing Date
9th February, 2024.

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