Information ShopIT (http://www.shopit.co.ke) is an E-Commerce company headquartered in Nairobi.
We are looking to bring on board an ambitious purchasing associate to help us take our offering to the next level.
The candidate shall:
- Work closely with the electronics unit manager, marketing and customer service to formulate and execute strategies for the business unit across all marketing channels
- Be responsible for maximizing revenue, ensuring that business lines are merchandised optimally.
- Identify product vendors, negotiate for best prices and ensure to ensure purchases are executed effectively.
- Have good judgment and wisdom in negotiations, projections, and communication.
- Recommend new products and product lines.
- Manage vendor relationships.
- Be able to multi-task and be an effective problem solver.
- Carry out regular price reviews.
- Deal with warranty-related issues.
- Carry out all other assigned tasks by the unit manager.
ESSENTIAL TRAINING, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE.
The ideal candidate should:
- Have at least a diploma in purchasing/procurement, supply management or a related field.
- Have demonstrable entrepreneurial, negotiating and financial skills.
- Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Have excellent business / commercial and analytical skills.
- Be an advanced computer and internet user.
- Have confidence in their own judgment & decision making when faced with ambiguity.
- Have exceptional organization and attention to detail
- Have good people skills and be able to easily establish a rapport with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Be prepared to work irregular and long hours.
- Be hard-working and dedicated to the role and have ability to work well under pressure.
NB: Past experience in retail or purchasing will be an added advantage
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