Purchase Officer (Market Specialist & Vendor Acquisition)

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Job Title: Purchase Officer (Market Specialist & Vendor Acquisition)

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Position Type: Full-time

About Us: Mopheth Nigeria Limited is a reputable organization dedicated to providing quality products and services to our customers. We are currently seeking a motivated individual with at least 1 year of experience in purchasing or as a purchase officer in a supermarket setting to join our team as a Purchase Officer (Market Specialist & Vendor Acquisition). This role is crucial in identifying, sourcing, and establishing relationships with reliable vendors to meet our procurement needs.

Job Description

As a Purchase Officer (Market Specialist & Vendor Acquisition), you will play a key role in sourcing and acquiring vendors by actively visiting the market, ensuring the timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services for our operations.


Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular visits to local markets to source products and identify potential vendors and suppliers.
  • Actively engage with vendors to negotiate pricing, terms, and conditions for the procurement of goods.
  • Evaluate vendors based on factors such as product quality, pricing, reliability, and delivery terms.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with vendors to foster collaboration and ensure smooth procurement operations.
  • Negotiate contracts, pricing agreements, and terms of service with vendors to achieve favorable terms for the company.
  • Address any issues or concerns raised by vendors promptly and effectively.
  • Conduct market analysis to stay informed about industry trends, pricing fluctuations, and availability of goods and services.
  • Monitor competitor activities and pricing strategies to identify potential opportunities or threats in the market.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to the purchasing team based on market research findings.
  • Utilize proximity to the location to establish strong relationships with local vendors and suppliers.
  • Leverage knowledge of the local market to identify opportunities for cost savings and improved procurement practices.


  • Minimum of OND/HND (Ordinary National Diploma/Higher National Diploma) in Business Administration, Economics, or related field.
  • At least 1 year of experience in purchasing or as a purchase officer, preferably in a supermarket or retail environment.
  • Strong knowledge of vendor sourcing and procurement processes.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Willingness to conduct regular visits to local markets for vendor sourcing.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) coverage.
  • Pension.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development within the organization.


Application Deadline

20th February, 2024.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send updated their Resumes to: ayok@mophethgroup.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

If you meet the qualifications and are eager to contribute to the success of our procurement team, we encourage you to apply for the Purchase Officer (Market Specialist & Vendor Acquisition) position at Mopheth. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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