Supervisor Inventory (OEM) 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.Job Title:Supervisor Inventory (OEM) Job DescriptionSupervisor Inventory is part of the Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics department and would support the Inventory management processes at the Opco.The inventory management process covers trading stock, assets and any other material that may be handled in MTN’s warehouse or by an outsourcing service provider. Furthermore, the processes incorporate latest trends in inventory management, which include vendor managed inventory, consigned inventory and logistics service providers.The Supervisor Inventory to report to the Manager, Warehouse, Inventory and Logistics. These processes would involve interactions with Opco SCM team, Centers of Excellence (CoE) and external suppliers, where applicable.Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing Sales & Distribution Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.Assist department in conducting demand planning, develop budgets for the upcoming year and implement plans to achieve the desired targets.Ability to analyse and consider critical parameters (i.e. cost, safety, carrier availability, etc.) before finalizing transport vendorServe the Division’s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.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.Coordinate, coach and influence external partners and essential support departments across MTNN’s business units to deliver a seamless pre-sales and post-sales service experience.Build and maintain productive relationship with key regional stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient regional stock availability and distribution and deal with related issues and problems.Receive stock that will be returned from stores and ensure appropriate action is taken where stock needs to be disposed or returned to suppliers after discussion with planning departmentResolve all administrative issuesIdentify and highlight any process enhancements that will improve the TAT of the businessAssist with any queries raised by internal/ external auditorsProvide relevant information for material planning and creation of BOM (Bill of Materials)Liaise with demand planning to identify stock levels and the inbound movement of stockMaintain optimum inventory levels by monitoring inventory on a regular basis, perform periodic reconciliations and request for replenishment on timeMonitor the performance of Administrator, InventorySchedule physical count of consigned inventory and calculate consumed quantityDrive the stock counts (either cycle or physical) in terms of statutory requirementEnsure obsolete, redundant and scrap stock is disposed of in the appropriate manner by liaising with relevant supporting departmentsImpose Best storage and inventory preservation methodologies to ensure fit for purpose useEnsure that warehouse housekeeping is well maintained at all times and stock put away to correct locators as defined on systemEnsure effective execution of day to day operations at the Opco and resolve operational issuesImprove productivity and quality through leading practice initiativesParticipate and provide inputs in project status meetingPropose operational changes and provide associated user impact assessmentTimely notification of escalations to the ManagerResolve escalations as per defined escalation/resolution proceduresParticipate and provide inputs in operational meetingsSet up and manage ad hoc meetings for day to day operational requirementsProvide periodically the inventory ageing report to the respective functions at items levelCollaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are metDevelop Key performance indicators and continues monitoringContinuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and implement training interventions for retail participants to ensure adequate knowledge of MTNN products.Job ConditionNormal MTNN working conditionsMay be required to work extended hours 

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