Retail / Sales

Experienced Purchaser in a Reputable Pharmacy and Stores – Abuja & Lagos

A reputable Pharmacy and Stores that run several pharmacies and retail stores across Abuja is currently recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Experienced Purchaser

Locations: Abuja (FCT) and Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Great educational background OND, B.Sc, HND or any other relevant qualification.
  • Applicable experience or successful track record with 3 – 7 years experience.
  • Proven working experience Retail sector is of advantage.

Skills and Competency Applicable:

  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Achieving Personal Work Goals
  • Organised, responsible and punctual
  • Good at multi-tasking and working under pressure
  • Ability to take ownership of deliverables
  • Flexibility with workdays and some travel can be expected
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze and quantify market trends
  • Excellent internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Salary Range / Benefits

  • Negotiable depending on the experience.
  • Company Vehicle / Car.

Deadline: 1st September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail. Example: “Experienced Purchaser”.

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