GKT Consults Limited is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Purchasing Assistant (Foods)
Location: Airport Road, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
- We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to food related order supplies based on our company’s needs.
- Purchasing Assistant responsibilities include researching new vendors, tracking deliveries and updating order records (e.g. dates, invoices and discounts.) Up to date and familiar with foodstuff or FMCG supply chain procedures.
- Ultimately, you will be responsible for items purchase and must love going to the local markets and interacting with not very skilled audience.
- Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
- Research potential vendors
- Track orders and ensure timely delivery
- Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
- Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
- Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
- Prepare cost analyses
- Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
- Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
- Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition
- OND, HND / B.Sc in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field
- A minimum of 2 years work experience.
- Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or similar role
- Good understanding of supply chain procedures
- Experience in food or FMCG company
- Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)
- Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
- Knowledge of market research
- Solid organizational skills.
Salary: N55,000 – N100,000 monthly.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Application Deadline: 29th October, 2021.