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VACANCY – BUYER (FMCG)

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Our Client, a new operant in the FMCG sector, is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position:

Job Title: Buyer (FMCG)

Reporting Line: Management

Location: Gbagada, Lagos State.

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities
– Lead Brand development and execution of annual marketing activation plans that drives achievement of business objectives
– Devise strategies for the generation of business information that can aid the company’s growth plan.
– Grow the FMCG business of the company.
– Devise strategies for the generation of business information that can aid the company’s growth plan.
– Lead tracking of business on a monthly basis to assess progress vs. plan and recommend adjustments as appropriate
– Develop and apply in-depth understanding of consumer insights to advance the business
– Lead cross-functional teams in order to execute brand initiatives leading multiple projects and teams to achieve results
– Prospect for new clients
– Manage budget and monitor spend against planned objectives
– Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
– Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terns
– Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
– Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
– Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organizational partnerships
– Forecast prices and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer supplier power
– Perform cost and scenario analysis as well as benchmarking
– Partner with reliable stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
– Determine quantity, quality and timing of all deliverables
– Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
– Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
– Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements thereby curtailing spending and building a culture of long-term savings on procurement cost

Requirements
– Minimum of 5 years relevant experience, out of which 3 years must be in FMCG sector
– First degree holder in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Purchasing and Supply or related field
– MBA/Professional certification is added advantage
– Experience in collecting and analysing data
– Talent in negotiation, sourcing and procurement techniques
– Good knowledge of suppliers and dexterity in “reading” the market
– Aptitude in decision making and numeracy skills
– Must be able to build a network of suppliers and stakeholders
– Self – driven with excellent interpersonal skills.
– Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint).
– Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
– Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
– Occasional travel.

Salary: Attractive

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 23rd March, 2020.

Qualified candidates can send their CVs to: recruitment@coinboxlimited.com.ng

Email subject: Buyer (FMCG)

For more details go to: https://www.coinboxlimited.com.ng/vacancy-buyer-fmcg/

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