Job Title: Purchasing Executive
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Recruiter: Kapabel Company Limited
Roles and responsibilities: Our client, one of the leading online shopping sites in Nigeria requires a professional Purchasing Executive in Lagos.
Role Purpose: This role is responsible for planning and selecting a range of products to sell in order to capture market share taking into consideration customer demand, price, quality, availability, timeliness, market trends and financial budgets.
• Find the right suppliers of quality products
• Place orders for merchandise based on accurate analysis with planner
• Ensure all suppliers meet up with lead-time delivery
• Responsible for total sale of all inventory purchased
• Maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones
• Attend trade events
• Procure quality merchandise at the right price, within the right amount of time
• Negotiate best possible prices.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• This position requires a University graduate or its equivalent with at least 2 years’ experience in inventory/operational/logistics side of retail, e-commerce or in a similar position
• Strong understanding of retail math and concepts
• Highly detail-oriented and extremely organized
• Great negotiation skills and ability to network and influence people
• Willingness to travel at very short notice
• Candidate must possess ability to multi task in a dynamic environment
• A good understanding of inventory procedures would give added advantage.
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