Fresh Food Category Supervisor Job in Nigeria

 Penafort Energy Limited is an indigenous Nigerian coompany incorporated in November, 2011. The company has its operations in the downstream oil and gas sector, food and beverage sector and the Retailing (FMCG) industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fresh Food Category Supervisor

Location: Ojo, Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The Fresh Food Category Supervisor will be primarily responsible for the planning, selecting and buying of merchandise for our Fresh section of the Supermarket (Bakery, Fruits and Vegetable, Butchery).
  • Duties include market research, competitor analysis, product evaluations and testing, monitoring purchase orders,creating reports for the management team and ensuring the profitability of the section.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research, select and purchase quality products
  • Identifying and defining the best assortment based on the customer profile.
  • Reactive and well connected to the market, to be able to close good deals (price, freshness, quantities) fast
  • Must know the best source and origins of fruits and vegetables/ ability to calculate fast margins and good excel skills
  • Update inventory and ensure that stock level is kept appropriate at all times
  • Build new relationships with suppliers
  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make buying decisions
  • Responsible for the profitability of the section
  • Ensure full compliance of all sourcing activities with internal policies and procedures


  • 3+ years of with Excel experience
  • 5+ years of retail, operations, product or program management, or business management/consulting with negotiations and delivering results experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience with financial analysis and P&L ownership
  • Very strong negotiation skills/ good product knowledge.
  • Fruits & Vegetables knowledge (items, origins, seasons, competition, suppliers, market trends, consumer behavior, demographics specificities)
  • Expert on local production
  • Able to quickly adapt in a changing environment/ agile
  • Experience managing large data sets and utilizing to drive performance and process improvements
  • Experience in vendor negotiations, pricing and promotion, inventory management, and product development.

Application Closing Date
11th June, 2024.

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