Fresh Produce Buyer vacancy at Shoprite

 Employment Nigeria 26-Jun-2015 LAGOS , Customer Service   Store Keeping  

Shoprite in Nigeria offers the following rewarding career opportunity within their fresh produce division. We currently seek a high caliber team player with Nigerian citizenship, to join our fresh produce team in Lagos.

 Position: Fresh Produce Buyer

Reporting to the Trading Manager, you will be accountable for:

  •  Buying and sourcing of produce and arranging logistics
  •  Negotiating prices and trading terms with farmers/suppliers
  •  Importing fresh produce (via sea/airfreight)
  •  Costing of the produce and setting of selling prices
  •  Product management, including ensuring high quality
  •  Driving sales through Shoprite and wholesales
  •  Regular farm/opposition and market visits. 

Essential to fuilling this role, is a relevant university degree and previous trading experience, as well as:

  •  computer literacy· good English communication and interpersonal skills at staff, management and supplier level
  •  Knowledge of fruit and vegetables and management experience in a packhouse environment will be advantageous.

How to Apply

To apply, forward a detailed CV (including traceable referees) and a covering letter, 

Closing date: 26 June 2015. If you have not received a response within four weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.


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