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  • Posted: Jun 29, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 20, 2022
  • 247 FOOD LIMITED, The largest Food and Grocery online market place that offers both Wholesale and Retail Services across a wide range of Food and Groceries products with delivery mandate of range between same day and maximum of 48 hours. Our Services are designed to reduce your shopping burden for household and offices at your comfort and ensuring you get value for your money and as well as adequate return on investment by providing you with quality range of farm produce, poultry product, local & foreign spices, groceries and all household foodstuffs directly from Farms, Product producer with a good customer service delivery at the most competitive prices.
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    Senior Purchasing & Operations Officer

    Location: Airport Road, Lagos

    Job Brief

    • We are looking for a Senior Purchasing & Operations Officer to buy products and negotiate deals with vendors on behalf of our company and ecommerce platform.
    • You will review prices and quality and ensure appropriate, competitive and profitability pricing.
    • Responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.)
    • For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers.
    • Ultimately, you will create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time. It is compulsory to have hands-on experience in food, fast food/restaurants and FMCG industry.
    • Coordinate delivery of items and ensure prompt attention to orders and prompt delivery
    • Must be very energetic and willing to work Saturdays

    Job Functions / Responsibilities

    • Research potential vendors
    • Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
    • Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
    • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
    • Responsible for pricing of products on the website & ensure competitive pricing.
    • Respond to enquiries about products and discounts
    • Review quality of purchased products
    • Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
    • Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
    • Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
    • Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
    • Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
    • Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends
    • Maintain records of vendors and transactions
    • Activate proactive plans to ensure quick processing of clients’ order
    • Ensure prompt delivery to clients
    • Manage relationships with logistics and delivery partners

    Requirements and Skills

    • B.Sc in a related field
    • 5 - 10 years work experience
    • Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent, Logistics or similar role
    • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
    • Experience in food, fast food/restaurants and FMCG industry.
    • Understanding of supply chain procedures
    • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
    • Excellent Negotiation skills
    • Energetic and willing to work on Saturdays.

    N100,000 - N120,000 Monthly.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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