Inventory Officer

Closing Date September 30, 2021 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. invites applications from interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience to fill the impending vacancy of Inventory Officer – within the Inventory Department – Main Street, Georgetown.

Under the general direction of the Inventory Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining systems to effectively manage the supply and upkeep of inventory at GPL Stores locations.


  1. Manage the operations at all Guyana Power and Light Stores locations.
  2. Enforce compliance with all procedures related to inventory management at Guyana Power and Light.
  3. Manages the computerized inventory accounting system and assist with its modifications and improvements.
  4. Coordinates the preparation and timely submission of monthly reports.
  5. Reconcile Inventory stock balances and value with General Ledger.
  6. Review Stock levels regularly to verify that they are at optimum levels.
  7. Ensure inventory is stored in the preferred environment and temperature to prevent the risk of items being damaged.
  8. Monitor and manage the Annual Stock Counting Programme.
  9. Ensure that records have been accurately updated and maintained.
  10. Produce timely and reliable management information reports on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  11. Verify all locations are in keeping with Quality standards and organized to facilitate the easy identification and retrieval of inventory.
  12. Highlight obsolete, damage and slow-moving stock items and recommend necessary actions.
  13. Prepare required Performance Plan.
  14. Inject all efforts to achieve Key Performance Indicators set out in your Performance Plan.
  15. Comply with all Occupational Safety and Health procedures and legislation.
  16. Review and update all Contractual Agreements in keeping with legal requirements or other developments/changes.
  17. Orient, mentor, coach and appraise subordinate staff in keeping with their Performance Plan and Core Competencies as outlined in their Job Description and take steps to correct areas of poor performance.
  18. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.


  •  Knowledge of Accounting Principles and Practices relating to Inventory
  • Knowledge of Inventory Management Software
  • Conversant with the Standard Terms and Conditions of Electric Services, Electricity Sector Reform Act, GPL’s License.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Offices


Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor of Social Science degree in Business Management/Accountancy from an accredited institution with at least six (6) years relevant experience.


  1. ACCA Level III with at least five (5) years relevant experience.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown not later than September 30. 2021