Grocery Store Procurement Specialist needed at The Borough Lagos

Job title : Grocery Store Procurement Specialist

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 14, 2024

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A procurement specialist facilitates purchases from outside suppliers to keep a business running. Their primary responsibilities include researching key suppliers, negotiating purchase agreements, and ensuring all products and materials meet company standards. 

  • Market research for popular brands and fastest selling products 
  • Devise sourcing strategies 
  • Discover solid suppliers and initiate business partnerships 
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms and conditions
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Identify and establish effective pricing strategies
  • Manage the purchase of frozen, fresh and dry items
  • Ensure goods purchased are in accordance with specified requirements and match given specifications.
  • Advise on methods to improve receiving, storing, inventory and distributing materials and supplies; and maintain stock control records.
  • Verify quantities of goods delivered, inspect for damage; and sign delivery tags
  • Warehousing and inventory control
  • Prepare and maintain records concerning the receipt and issuance of materials
  • Confer with user departments and provide cost information for budgeting purposes
  • Negotiate for favorable terms for purchase, e.g. discounts and credit, and follow up with the Finance Department to ensure that payments are made to the suppliers promptly.


  • Minimum of /B.Sc. in relevant fields.
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant procurement experience specifically in Fresh, Frozen and Dry items.
  • Excellent sourcing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of established store keeping procedures, including receiving, storing, and issuing materials and supplies, and of standard inventory methods and techniques.
  • Well developed computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft office suites.
  • Ability to maintain a computer inventory control system and analyze pertinent factors such as usage patterns, stock availability, shelf life related to stocking minimum and maximum levels.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on a regular basis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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