Fresh Food Category Supervisor needed at Penafort Energy Limited

Job title : Fresh Food Category Supervisor

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 11, 2024

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Job Description

  • The Fresh Food Category Supervisor will be primarily responsible for the planning, selecting and buying of merchandise for our Fresh section of the Supermarket (Bakery, Fruits and Vegetable, Butchery).
  • Duties include market research, competitor analysis, product evaluations and testing, monitoring purchase orders,creating reports for the management team and ensuring the profitability of the section.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research, select and purchase quality products
  • Identifying and defining the best assortment based on the customer profile.
  • Reactive and well connected to the market, to be able to close good deals (price, freshness, quantities) fast
  • Must know the best source and origins of fruits and vegetables/ ability to calculate fast margins and good excel skills
  • Update inventory and ensure that stock level is kept appropriate at all times
  • Build new relationships with suppliers
  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make buying decisions
  • Responsible for the profitability of the section
  • Ensure full compliance of all sourcing activities with internal policies and procedures


  • 3+ years of with Excel experience
  • 5+ years of retail, operations, product or program management, or business management/consulting with negotiations and delivering results experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with financial analysis and P&L ownership
  • Very strong negotiation skills/ good product knowledge.
  • Fruits & Vegetables knowledge (items, origins, seasons, competition, suppliers, market trends, consumer behavior, demographics specificities)
  • Expert on local production
  • Able to quickly adapt in a changing environment/ agile
  • Experience managing large data sets and utilizing to drive performance and process improvements
  • Experience in vendor negotiations, pricing and promotion, inventory management, and product development.

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