Vacancies at Vesa Fisheries Limited

Vesa Fisheries has been serving the Nigerian economy for over 30 years, providing imported fresh and affordable frozen seafood to the Nigerian populace reaching out through our 3 branches in Lagos, Benin and Port Harcourt, thus creating value to customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stock Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Stock Department
Reports to: Stock Supervisor
Grade: Middle level

Job Expectation Summary

  • The Stock Officer receives and disburses stock, coordinates stock, documents transactions, maintains records, and oversees the storage of stock.
  • The job holder maintains inventory and records of stock and performs related work as required.

Essential Responsibilities
He/she will be expected to:

  • Responsible for stock-keeping of fishes in the Cold room and keeping records of same.
  • Temperature reading of the Cold room and per carton of fish with the Technicians.
  • Receiving and verifying inventory of stock with the Waybill from other branches.
  • Responsible for proper stacking of goods in the Cold room.
  • Record and prepare reports of sales daily.
  • Check the sales invoice issued to customers before authorizing the stock from the Cold room.
  • Take physical stock records of cartons in the Cold room.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of a First Degree or its equivalent in a related or a closely aligned discipline.
  • 2-4 years experience as a Stock officer, warehouse officer, or related position in a highly structured organization, preferably within the FMCG sector.
  • Adequate knowledge of modern management techniques and best practices
  • Familiarity with industry’s rules and regulations
  • Familiarity with standard concepts and best practices in a cold room or warehouse environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competencies in data entry, analysis, and management
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time
  • Physical ability to frequently lift and carry materials
  • Proven integrity and dedication to duty
  • Knowledgeable in standard stock/warehouse procedures.

Job Title: Front Desk Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Grade: Middle level
Department: Administration Department
Reports to: Administration Officer

Job Expectation Summary

  • The Job Holder will generally be responsible for welcoming and directing customers, visitors and vendors in the most friendly, professional manner.
  • She will execute all administrative tasks including and not limited to receiving correspondence/emails, receiving, making, and re-directing calls to the highest quality standards.

Essential Responsibilities
She will be expected to:

  • Promptly, professionally and courteously receive and assess all incoming telephone calls /inquiries and re-directs said call or message to its appropriate beneficiary.
  • Greet persons entering the establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Ensures reception area is kept neat, clean and noiseless.
  • Collect, sort, distribute, and prepare mail, messages, or courier deliveries.
  • Perform secretarial functions during meetings.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • A good University Degree.
  • 2-3 years experience as a front desk officer or customers service representative
  • Excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Professional telephone etiquette
  • Bright, friendly and personable.
  • Flexible and mature in approach with ability to work unsupervised
  • Must be a Female.
  • Proficiency with MS office tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Courteous and polite in mannerism
  • Well-groomed, confident and professional.
  • Attention to detail is key


Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Administration
Reports to: Head of Administration
Grade: Middle level

Job Expectation Summary

  • The procurement officer will ensure procurements are conducted in a consistent, transparent and cost-effective manner to avoid fruitless and wasteful expenditures.
  • This office holder shall negotiate with contractors before arriving at a satisfactory amount that saves cost without compromising quality.
  • The procurement officer manages all purchases for the branch, always negotiates with vendors for the best and most favorable rates for the company. The office holder is expected to be honest in all dealings and frugal in transactions on behalf of the company.

Essential Responsibilities
Candidate will be expected to:

  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office suite
  • Be resilient and have vociferous negotiation skills
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have strong critical thinking and numerate skills
  • Be organized and have accurate recordkeeping skills
  • Be proficiency in the use of computers
  • Be in charge of the purchase of equipment for the organization, contact suppliers and research offers and quotations.
  • Render assistance for jobs involving servicing, works/ repairs and supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Academic Requirements

  • B.Sc Holder in any of the numerate disciplines
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in Procurement.


Job Title: IT Technician

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Admin
Reports to: Administration Officer
Grade: Mid-level

Job Expectation Summary

  • We are seeking to hire a smart, intelligent, and enthusiastic Information Technology Officer. The candidate will be responsible for the secure and effective operation of all computer systems, related applications (like Tally ERP), platforms (WAN, and LAN), hardware, and software that is used within the organization.
  • The IT Officer will be responsible for managing and resolving issues with the CCTV system, developing network maintenance and growth plans and keeping the company up to date on the latest Information technologies that could help the company to succeed.

Essential Responsibilities
The candidate will be expected to:

  • To manage the information technology and computer systems in the organization.
  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve user issues relative to Tally ERP software in a timely manner.
  • Manage and perform administrative duties for the biometrics device.
  • Manage and resolve issues that arise with the CCTV system.
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time.
  • Running regular checks on network and data security.
  • Developing and implementing IT policy and best practice guides for the organization.
  • Running and sharing regular operation system reports with Management.
  • Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations and outages.
  • Install hardware and peripheral components.
  • Administer email and anti-virus systems.
  • Participate in all hardware and software evaluations and maintain vendor contracts.
  • Liaise with external vendors with regards IT matters
  • Selecting appropriate hardware and software.
  • Ensuring software licensing laws are followed and keep up to date with new technology.

Academic Requirements

  • An OND in Computer Science or any related discipline.
  • Minimum of 4years experience in Information Technology and CCTV systems


Job Title: Head Technician (Electrical / Refrigeration & Cold – Rooms)

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Engineering / Technical.
Reports to: Head of Operations
Grade: Senior level

Job Expectation Summary

  • The technician of 6 – 8years of practical experience will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of cold rooms in Port-Harcourt.
  • He will be responsible for maintaining standards across all the cold rooms.
  • He will be responsible for the overall performance of the various units and ensure zero down time of machines and equipment.
  • He is expected to lead, mentor, supervise, train and appraise technicians.

Essential Responsibilities
He/she will be expected to:

  • Generate daily weekly and monthly performance/status report of cold rooms.
  • Handle general repairs and maintenance.
  • See to the functionality of respective units, marshals across the various cold rooms.
  • Handle emergencies as they occur.
  • Strong capacity to lead, supervise, mentor and train.
  • Supervision of diesel supply.
  • Installation of new electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Proficiencies in Microsoft office suites
  • Strong leadership propensities
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Qualification and Experience

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree, FSLC, OND qualification with 6 – 8 years work experience.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity with cold-room units
  • Familiarity with industrial and / or commercial electrical systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong leadership skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their their CV alongside a detailed Cover Letter to: using the Role and Job Location as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified applicants will be shortlisted and contacted


Application Deadline 8th July, 2021.