Current Vacancies at Omnibiz Africa

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At Omnibiz, we’re fully dedicated to supporting local businesses and helping them navigate the modern market. Over 52,000 businesses across the FMCG industry have trusted us to provide them with the services and necessary tools to overcome contemporary challenges in the market place. Why? The answer is simple – they believe the same thing that we at Omnibiz believe: for the global economy to thrive, local businesses must be given the grounds to grow.

As our adventure evolves, we will continue to support local businesses, provide retailers with the necessary tools to thrive in today’s market, partner with industry stakeholders, and relentlessly pursue opportunities to help Africa’s economy grow

 

 

Our Work has only just begun and although the current results are encouraging, we also realize that the road ahead is long and full of challenges. Regardless, we are excited about the opportunities that exist, the pathways we are creating, and the businesses we are building relationships with.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

 

Job Title: Category Manager

Locations: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Category Manager to join our team! As a Category Manager at our company, you will be responsible for managing a group or category of products.
  • You will also be responsible for finding suppliers, negotiating pricing and payment terms with suppliers, expanding product assortment for the categories, and managing product margins.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and analyze data and market insights
  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
  • Plan and implement long-term development strategies for product categories
  • Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.
  • Have full ownership of category performance including forecasting, monitoring, reporting on the business, along with contributing to driving projects and trading strategy to achieve business goals.
  • Lead effective negotiations with suppliers to establish joint goals, improve cost structure, and sustainably grow the P&L.
  • Influence the design of the categories, as well as contribute to new product groups and improve the customer experience to deliver growth.
  • Discovering profitable suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships
  • Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with vendors
  • Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility.
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Qualifications

  • BSc / BA in Business Administration, Marketing or related field
  • At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in the FMCG industry as purchasing, supply chain management professional & Sourcing expert
  • Experience in a retail or key account management environment with a proven track record of delivering results.
  • Experience in category management is a strong plus.
  • Strong communication skills and experience negotiating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • The successful candidate must be highly analytical, self-starting and thrive in a high energy.
  • Sales and result oriented with ability to manage budgets
  • Team player

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Purchasing Manager (Buyer)

Locations: Lagos & Kaduna
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for daily communication with suppliers to confirm goods availability, pricing, and supply lead time. Your responsibilities will include processing inventory monitoring, raising purchase requests, and liaising with suppliers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with inventory team, management, and warehouse as required.
  • Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.
  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
  • Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.
  • Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Ensure product availability
  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
  • Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.

Qualifications

  • BSc degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market.
  • Experience in FMCG industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Important Notes

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
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• We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
• Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
• We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
• Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
• Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
• Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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