Purchasing Manager (Supermarket/Groceries)

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Job Title: Purchasing Manager (Supermarket/Groceries)

Location: Lagos


Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to ensure timely and cost-effective acquisition of inventory, focusing on fresh produce, packaged goods, and other grocery items.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and monitor vendor performance to ensure quality and compliance with regulations.
  • Forecast demand and inventory levels, optimizing stock levels to minimize waste and maximize profitability.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as inventory management and sales, to align purchasing activities with overall business objectives.
  • Stay informed about market trends, pricing, and product availability to make informed purchasing decisions.
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to food safety and quality.


  • Minimum of an HND in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in purchasing within the supermarket or groceries industry is required.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • Must be well versed with service contracts and management.
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities.

Salary: Attractive

Other Benefits: HMO & Pension


Application Deadline

25th February, 2024.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume / CV to: ayok@mophethgroup.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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