Procurement Manager

Lagos,Nigeria

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About Hellocart

Hellocart is a mission-driven company offering a more sustainable alternative to the traditional grocery/food items store model. We're a high-growth startup hyper-focused on making fresh, organic food available on demand.

With our grocery delivery services, we are disrupting the grocery/food items shopping space, one of the biggest markets still in the hands of traditional players. We are a rapidly growing startup and are currently building an outstanding team with skilled members across all domains and backgrounds. We focus on building a diverse and inclusive company culture and, aim to become a global leader in on-demand retail.

Join us on this journey.


We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the company’s supply of products and services within Lagos. The Procurement Manager's responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers. The Procurement Manager’s duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses so that the company can invest in growth and people.

As one of the early members of Hellocart, you will have a significant role in shaping the direction of our business and category.


Responsibilities

  • Meeting Hellocart’s customers’ needs for new and repeat purchases

  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships

  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms

  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services

  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries

  • Examine and test existing contracts

  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness

  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients

  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies

  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements

  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

  • Ensure orders are fulfilled accurately and to the highest standard of quality


Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, or Head of Procurement

  • You possess a mindset of resilience and perseverance 

  • You possess strong motivational and leadership skills

  • You are able to deliver customer service that exceeds customer needs

  • You are able to deliver customer service that exceeds customer needs

  • You have consistent access to and be able to effectively use a recent smartphone (iPhone 5 / Android 4.4 or newer)


  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market

  • Talent in negotiations and networking

  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software

  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers

  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data

  • Strong leadership capabilities

  • BSc degree or its equivalent in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration


Benefits


  • Great opportunity to build something you are proud of: we are growing fast, which means that the opportunities at Hellocart are virtually limitless.

  • An awesome team spirit and an exciting workplace with a dynamic and international environment.

  • A transparent company culture with flat hierarchies and a high career growth trajectory at Hellocart

  • Steep learning curve from day one

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