Graduate Commodity Trader Needed at Dealdey Limited

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20 Nov, 2014

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Graduate Jobs in Nigeria

DealDey is always on the lookout for young, vibrant and talented individuals with an unmatched drive. Launched in March 2011, DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Lagos and Abuja. DealDey is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences. At DealDey we support local businesses and in return they support consumers with good savings! We want to create a “Win-Win” scenario each and every day for local merchants who want to attract new customers, and consumers who want to save money and take advantage great services and activities in their own city

Dealdey Limited is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Commodity Trader

Ref: DD/PRD/CMT/0714
Location: Lagos
Reports to: Head of Products
Function: Purchasing/Products

Purpose Statement

  • This role is responsible for planning and selecting a range of products to sell in order to capture market share taking into consideration customer demand, price, quality, availability, timeliness, market trends and financial budgets.

Key Accountabilities

  • Find the right suppliers of quality products
  • Place orders for merchandise based on accurate analysis with planner
  • Ensure all suppliers meet up with lead-time delivery
  • Responsible for total sale of all inventory purchased
  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones
  • Attend trade events
  • Procure quality merchandise at the right price, within the right amount of time
  • Negotiate best possible prices.

Qualifications/ Skills
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • This position requires a University graduate or its equivalent with at least 0-1 year experience in Inventory/Operational/Logistics side of retail, E-commerce or in a similar position
  • Strong understanding of retail math and concepts, highly detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • Great negotiation skills and ability to network and influence people
  • Willingness to travel at very short notice
  • Candidate must possess ability to multi task in a dynamic environment
  • A good understanding of inventory procedures would give added advantage

The following skills are essential:

  • Analytical ability
  • Creative imagination and problem solving
  • Must be Computer Literate

Application Closing Date
30th December, 2014.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV as an email attachment with the subject “Commodity Trader – DD/PRD/CMT/0714” to: [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

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