Regional Warehouse & Inventory Manager

Babban Gona

Babban Gona

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023

Job Description

Who we are
Babban Gona is an award-winning, high impact, financially sustainable and highly scalable social enterprise, part-owned by the farmers we serve. Babban Gona, was created to attract youth to agriculture specifically and away from the looming instability of extremist groups.
We accomplish this by franchising thousands of farmer cooperatives across Nigeria, dramatically increasing the profitability of the smallholder members 2.5 times above the national average. This dramatic increase in net income is accomplished by delivering an integrated holistic package of training, farm inputs and marketing services, on credit. Babban Gona has been able to deliver this credit while maintaining one of the highest repayment rates in the world, currently above 99%, leveraging our comprehensive 8 levels of risk mitigation.
We developed the model with our partners that include His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II, the Sarkin (Emir) Kano, Nestle, IITA, DfID, USAID, GIZ, AGRA, BMGF, Skoll, Kiva, FMCB, Mulago, GIF and Rockefeller Foundation amongst others.
Key Responsibilities
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures and general auditing. Bring up innovative ideas of business process which is relevant in achieving inventory control objectives and objective of the organization at large.
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Design and implement an inventory tracking system to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Prepare detailed reports on inventory operations, stock levels, and adjustments within the warehouse.
  • Maintain documentation and keep accurate records of warehouse activities, Collection Centers & stores to ensure all inventory imbalance are identified
  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision to ensure that quality objectives and delivery deadlines are met
  • Motivate and train subordinates
  • Drive the achievement of minimum inventory loss, check all storage facilities, storage conditions to reduce damage/ loss.analyzes and reports inventory discrepancies and slotting issues.
  • Identify and grade loss and advise for obsolete sales/immediate disposal to ensure recovery
  • Plan, manage and adjust staffing levels to meet daily operational requirements within the warehouse
  • Communicate all inventory variances, follow up to ensure reconciliation of all imbalances within reasonable timelines.
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports of all activities within warehouses under your control
  • Ensure security of warehouse environment and maintain access control at all times
  • Work in tandem with various departments and maintain a flexible attitude supporting all the work that helps in achieving organizational goals
Work Location 
This role would be based in the North.


  • BSc/BA in business administration. logistics or relevant field;
  • Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position
  • Ability to track inventory accurately and create reports
  • Good team-working skills
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping, inventory control practices and logistics
  • Good project management skills, including strong decision-making, problem-solving and strategic planning abilities
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational, multitasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Good IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Experience of operating in a supervisory capacity within a fast-paced, highly pressurized warehouse and distribution environment
  • Required to perform multiple tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills to meet changing job conditions
  • Honest, dependable, quick learner, strong leader, positive attitude.
Start Up Environment
Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Performance Bonus
  • Annual Paid Vacation
  • Group Life Insurance