Inventory Officer




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Do you want to improve millions of lives and leave a lasting legacy at the same time? Do you want to use your talents and skills to make a difference and not just a living? Do you want to help feed the world now and in the future? Farmerline works to reinvent how the world thinks and invests in the lives of small-scale farmers. We are working to help farmers produce and sell food. We are bold and systemic thinkers but operate lean and nimble.Since 2013, Farmerline has directly helped farmers to improve their productivity and profit in Ghana and also provided technical support to other organizations to do the same. Farmerline started its operations serving 800 farmers in the Ashanti Region of Ghana with information via mobile information services. We have supported many organizations with our tools and knowledge to improve the way they work with farmers. Over the past 9 years, Farmerline and its partnership network has profiled and served over 1 million farmers across 26 countries in Africa. Farmerline is a learning organization and you will have the chance to apply your ideas and creativity to solve problems every day.  If you work well in a dynamic collaborative culture, set high standards, and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humour, you’ll thrive at Farmerline. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from all candidates. We believe that diverse perspectives help our teams to create innovative solutions and understand our global clients’ needs. In alignment with our values, we are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce without discrimination.



Job Title

Inventory Officer

Department and Location


Incumbent Supervisor

Financial Controller

Suggested start date


Length of assignment

Full Time


Role Overview

The inventory officer shall be responsible for preparing the purchase orders, receiving, storing, issuing the goods, managing the stock levels and giving out the supplies from the stock as well as supervising offloading and documentation of commodities to buyers warehouse


  • Preparing the inventories, maintaining the stock records, using computerized systems for entering the records and is accountable for checking the supply invoices with the goods received.
  • Preparing the reports on adjustments done to inventories that may be damaged, spoilt, etc., and coordinates the purchasing, inventory and warehousing functions
  • Maintain a record of receipts as well as issuance of items that are going out of the warehouse so as to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Lead reconciliation of physical stock with the stock in the system
  • Responsible for keeping a close eye on the movement of stock from in and out of the warehouse.
  • Reporting discrepancies in inventory that indicate theft, such as too little inventory at last count
  • Implementing loss prevention programs to prevent theft
  • Ensure that all inventory processes are digitized in mergdata software
  • Undertake the function of stock taking and confirm the periodic stock on a regular basis by working closely with the designated staff members
  • Supervise the weighing and offloading of stock 
  • Keeping a close eye on the movement of stock from in and out of the warehouse
  • Develop, maintain, and adopt the best operational procedures and practices for inventory control
  • Any other duties that may be specified by the supervisor
  • Supervise offloading and documentation of commodities to buyers warehouse

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of  a bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration
  • ICA/ACCA/CIMA qualification is an added advantage
  • High Computer literacy, which must include good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and google sheets
  • At least two years experience in managing inventory in a reputable organization
  • Experience in liaising with auditors


  1. Should be staying in Tema
  2. Ability to work under pressure and outside working hours where needed


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