Inventory Officer – Retail Pharmacy

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Job Title: Inventory Officer – Retail Pharmacy

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos


Job Description

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Inventory Officer to manage and maintain accurate inventory levels in our retail pharmacy. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in optimizing stock control processes, ensuring product availability, and contributing to overall operational efficiency.


Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Monitor and maintain optimal inventory levels to meet customer demand.
  • Implement effective stock control procedures to minimize overstock or stock-outs.
  • Conduct regular stock counts and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Utilize inventory management software to analyze data and generate reports.
  • Provide regular reports on inventory levels, turnover, and slow-moving items.
  • Identify trends and propose strategies for improving inventory performance.
  • Monitor expiration dates and facilitate the removal of expired or damaged items.
  • Collaborate with the quality assurance team to address any product-related issues.
  • Work closely with other departments, such as procurement, sales, and finance.
  • Communicate effectively with pharmacy staff to understand demand patterns.
  • Record and track stock levels.
  • Maintain stock records using manual or computerized systems.
  • Involve in the reconciliation of physical stock with the stock on the system.
  • Oversee the proper arrangement of inventory at different unit.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Business, Supply Chain, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an Inventory Officer, preferably in a retail pharmacy setting.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical products and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in inventory management software, QuickBooks software knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Requirements:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy in record-keeping.
  • Must reside in Victoria Island and its environs.
  • Must be able to move around Festac, Lekki.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • HMO
  • Pension
  • Opportunities for career development within the pharmacy.

Application Deadline

30th January, 2024.


How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Inventory Officer Application

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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