Experienced Purchaser

HRLeverage - Our client in the FMCG sector, is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates, to fill the position below:

Job Position: Experienced Purchaser
Job Location:
Owerri, Imo

Job Description

  • Develops a competitive merchandise assortment plan that is customer focused and monitors and adjusts sales plan by staying abreast of industry trends and competition
  • Builds strong product assortment with suppliers, negotiates pricing and inventory in assigned categories
  • Evaluate suppliers on new and existing products, including but not limited to quality, pricing, shipping time, customer demand and return on investment
  • Manage  bidding process of new and existing suppliers and negotiating contracts
  • Integrates brand, sourcing, marketing and retail supply chain functions into the merchandising process to make business decisions
  • Attends trade shows and conferences to research new industry trends and products
  • Identifies items to maximize promotional and marketing strategies and determines lifecycle of each item. Provides input in creating the exit strategy and inventory aging standards.

Qualification and Experience

  •  Great educational background/OND, / B.Sc, HND or any other relevant qualification.
  •  Applicable experience or successful track record with 2 to 3 years’ experience.
  • Proven working experience FMCG  sector is of advantage

Skills and Competency Applicable:

  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Ability to recognize, analyze and quantify market trends
  • Excellent internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Achieving Personal Work Goals

Salary Range
Negotiable depending on the experience