Job Vacancy as Team Lead, Merchandising at Supermart.ng on 2017

Supermart.ng – 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.

POSITION : Merchandising Team Lead

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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application and CV’s to: hr@supermart.ng