Merchandising Team Lead

Supermart.ng

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Supermart dot ng, Nigeria's leading online supermarket. If you desire to work in a fast paced environment, and experience rapid personal and career growth while making a tremendous impact in society, then this might be the company for you. We offer a truly entrepreneurial experience in a fast paced, yet structured environment, work within a proudly Nigerian company built by young, talented and dynamic entrepreneurs. We operate a structured yet fun and easy-going work environment and also a management trainee and in-house entrepreneurial mentorship program.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage a Merchandising team of 5-10 people
  • Review and update key metrics including but not limited to prices, product availability and product assortment
  • Generate and analyse performance reports in order to aid planning and decision-making
  • Oversee accurate display of image, description and price of products on the website
  • Determine rationale for setting and adjustment of prices
  • Identify and manage product sourcing opportunities
  • Review and update of stock records and prices
  • Conduct periodic review of the website for completeness, accuracy and attractiveness
  • Manage regular stock checks at retail partners according to pre-defined schedules
  • Pro-actively approach, negotiate with and sign new retail partners
  • Manage relationship with retail partners
  • Conduct regular analysis of product availability metrics and implement lasting solutions to improve performance where necessary
  • Design innovate promotions tailored to specific demographics, events and festive periods
  • Contribute to overall company strategy

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must be computer literate
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • A university Degree in any discipline
  • Experience in Merchandising, Buying/Purchasing, eCommerce or Retail is preferred but not required
  • Excellent knowledge of FMCG brands
  • Good understanding of customer tastes and buying patterns in order to determine tailored promotions
  • Good understanding of product prices at supermarkets and local markets across all categories
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiating skill
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently without supervision
  • Must have high-energy, be enthusiastic and display professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Must have integrity and high moral standards
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and presentation.

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Summary

Company

Supermart.ng

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

2 weeks from now