247 Food Limited – The largest Food and Grocery online marketplace that offers both Wholesale and Retail Services across a wide range of Food and Groceries products with a delivery mandate of range between same day and a maximum of 48 hours.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Purchasing & Operations Officer

Location: Airport Road, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

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.

Application Closing Date
20th July, 2022.

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