Apparal Procurement Co-ordinator Vacancy at Point Group Marketing Services Partner

Point was established as a specialist operation to manage and measure the print, point of sale, promo and digital marketing spends of large corporates. We do this by partnering closely with our clients to manage and identify key spend across their entire business.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Apparal Procurement Co-ordinator
Location
: Lagos
Reports to: The Apparel Supplier Manager, but is also expected to adhere to instruction from the Company’s Management structure.
Job Purpose
  • To perform the duties and tasks of a buyer by responding to and following up on queries relating to within the promotional team and ensuring on time quote and job delivery.
  • To monitor and oversee the use of systems and procedures, ensuring a trouble free workflow, with specific attention to inputting into the system on behalf of suppliers
Education and Experience
  • Standard 10/Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar position in a corporate gifts environment (non negotiable)
  • Excellent knowledge of Premium and Promotional Goods
  • Comfortable with print procurement and job tracking systems
  • Proficiency in Business English
  • Above average communication and telephone skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Ability to work extended hours as required from time to time
  • Own transport and license a must
  • Previous experience within Marketing for an FMCG company, Advertising agency or supplier
Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Key Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Honest and hardworking
  • Passionate about getting things done right, first time, every-time
  • Ability to work efficiently, on own or as part of team, in a highly pressurised environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexible in terms of working hours
  • Pleasant and patient disposition.
  • Ability to follow processes and manage projects from conception to deliver
  • Technical knowledge (promotional product process and Finishing knowledge / DTP skills/knowledge advantageous)
  • Understanding of Marketing environment
  • Administrative skills
  • Account Management Exposure / Experience (Advantageous)
  • Positive outlook and calm under pressure
  • Passionate about Promotional goods and merchandise
  • Out of the box thinker and adaptable
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and be proactive
  • The ability to motivate
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • English (Excellent written and verbal communication skills)
  • Resourceful self reliant and professional
  • Highly efficient, organised and pays attention to detail
 Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Liaise with suppliers on stock availability
  • Generate quotations;
  • Attend to all administrative tasks within the required time-frame
  • A strong awareness of the account so as to add value in terms of brand management and brand integrity
  • To work within commercial framework to drive down costs on behalf of the client at all times
  • Assist the promotional department to manage client accounts by providing professional assistance, information and options.
  • Follow up on all outstanding work on a daily basis and ensure all emails are attended to within the specified time-frame
  • Follow-up on layouts and liaise with clients to obtain approval within the time-frame
  • Monitor production timelines to ensure all clients orders will meet their deadlines
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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