Buyer (FMCG) at Coinbox Limited

Coinbox Limited is a multi-dimensional Consulting Firm which provides one-stop total business development and support to our vast clientele of start-ups, Small, Medium, growing and Large Enterprises, Cooperative Societies, Groups and Associations.

We support and create ideas, we provide solutions and we create systems.

We are part of a strategic business alliance group that has helped develop businesses that are now publicly quoted; providing services in Management, Contract, staffing, Finance, Housing, IT at Local, National and International scale, Governments at various levels, media support and so much more.Our Client, a new operant in the FMCG sector, is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position:

Job Title: Buyer (FMCG)

Reporting Line: Management

Location: Gbagada, Lagos State.

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Lead Brand development and execution of annual marketing activation plans that drives achievement of business objectives
Devise strategies for the generation of business information that can aid the company’s growth plan.
Grow the FMCG business of the company.
Devise strategies for the generation of business information that can aid the company’s growth plan.
Lead tracking of business on a monthly basis to assess progress vs. plan and recommend adjustments as appropriate
Develop and apply in-depth understanding of consumer insights to advance the business
Lead cross-functional teams in order to execute brand initiatives leading multiple projects and teams to achieve results
Prospect for new clients
Manage budget and monitor spend against planned objectives
Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terns
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organizational partnerships
Forecast prices and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer supplier power
Perform cost and scenario analysis as well as benchmarking
Partner with reliable stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Determine quantity, quality and timing of all deliverables
Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements thereby curtailing spending and building a culture of long-term savings on procurement cost


Minimum of 5 years relevant experience, out of which 3 years must be in FMCG sector
First degree holder in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Purchasing and Supply or related field
MBA/Professional certification is added advantage
Experience in collecting and analysing data
Talent in negotiation, sourcing and procurement techniques
Good knowledge of suppliers and dexterity in “reading” the market
Aptitude in decision making and numeracy skills
Must be able to build a network of suppliers and stakeholders
Self driven with excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint).
Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Occasional travel.

Salary: Attractive

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