Afrimash Company Limited is Nigeria’s leading eCommerce marketplace for agricultural items. You can now conveniently and securely shop online for quality items and receive your order safely at your location.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Full time Jobs
The Crop Specialist is responsible for the company’s crop product category, including vendor/supplier relationships, inventory forecasting, revenue generation and order fulfilment.
This role requires a deep understanding of the working principles of crops, tools and equipment, supply chain, account management, and the ability to effectively work in an agile e-commerce environment.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure the company has a portfolio of high-quality crop production inputs and products.
Accurately forecast demand for products in the crop category and manage warehouse inventory to meet customer demand.
Develop and execute vendor acquisition strategies, conduct market research, negotiate contracts, and manage relationships with new and existing vendors
Ensure the category has a diverse and reliable network of vendors to meet business needs while maintaining cost-effectiveness and quality standards.
Meet or exceed revenue targets within the expected commission rate for the crop category.
Oversee relationships with vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products to customers.
Ensure timely and accurate order fulfilment, including managing product availability, delivery times, and product quality.
Collaborate with the marketing units to develop and execute marketing strategies to increase sales and market share in the crop category.
Work with the Sales team to address customer inquiries and concerns related to the crop product category and ensure customer satisfaction.
Negotiate contracts and pricing with vendors to drive profitability for the business.
Monitor vendor performance and provide regular feedback to improve their performance.
Analyze sales data to identify trends and opportunities for growth, and make recommendations for improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Botany, Crop Science, Plant Science or a related field
2+ years of experience in a similar role, including experience in e-commerce
Strong understanding of crops, tools and machinery and market trends
Strong understanding of supply chain and agricultural value chain
Ability to effectively manage a fast-paced e-commerce environment
Strong negotiation and relationship management skills
Knowledge of the agriculture sector and understanding of customer needs and challenges
Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and experience with ERP systems is a plus.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Note: If you are a result-driven professional and passionate about agriculture and supply chain management, please send an application.