Commodity Trader- DD/COM/TRA/0514 in Lagos, Nigeria

at DealDey

Trade / Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Purpose Statement:

This role is responsible for planning and selecting a range of products to sell in order to capture market share taking into consideration customer demand, price, quality, availability, timeliness, market trends and financial budgets.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Find the right suppliers of quality products
  • Place orders for merchandise based on accurate analysis with planner
  • Ensure all suppliers meet up with lead-time delivery
  • Responsible for total sale of all inventory purchased
  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones
  • Attend trade events
  • Procure quality merchandise at the right price, within the right amount of time
  • Negotiate best possible prices


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • This position requires a University graduate or its equivalent with at least 2 years’ experience in Inventory/Operational/Logistics side of retail, E-commerce or in a similar position
  • Strong understanding of retail math and concepts, highly detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • Great negotiation skills and ability to network and influence people
  • Willingness to travel at very short notice
  • Candidate must possess ability to multi task in a dynamic environment
  • A good understanding of inventory procedures would give added advantage

 The following skills are essential:

  • Analytical ability
  • Creative imagination and problem solving
  • Must be Computer Literate
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