Purchasing Officer at West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE)

West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE) – Our client, a reputable Restaurant is recruiting suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Purchasing Officer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Working Hours: Mondays – Saturdays (8am – 6pm)

Job Summary

  • A reputable Restaurant at Victoria Island is looking to hire a Purchasers, also known as Purchasing Agents who will be assigned with the tasks of purchasing tools, supplies, equipment, and / or parts from various vendors and suppliers.
  • Purchasers work independently in a highly collaborative environment that requires frequent communication and may travel to the warehouse and storage areas within the company to complete their usual job tasks.


  • Write Purchase Orders: Purchasers purchase items from vendors and suppliers, filling out all necessary purchase orders.
  • Distribute Supplies to the Cafe and Production house.
  • Must update expense sheet regularly
  • Monthly price comparison to ensure the company gets the best deals.
  • Shop: Purchasers shop for the best available deals on needed items by looking up prices from multiple vendors and suppliers to find the highest-quality items for the lowest price.
  • Process Orders: Purchasers process purchase orders, updating digital files as needed to record purchases made, when money has been received, and all other relevant information.
  • Monitor Inventory: Purchasers monitor and maintain inventory levels, ordering new items as needed to keep the inventory fully stocked and supplied.
  • Ensure Delivery: Purchasers ensure that purchased orders are delivered by coordinating with warehouse and transport staff.
  • Negotiate: Purchasers negotiate new contracts with existing and new vendors and suppliers.
  • Manage Relationships: Purchasers locate new vendors and establish working relationships with them. They also maintain existing vendor and supplier relationships.
  • Purchasers collaborate with other members of the supply chain, ensuring that purchases arrive in a timely fashion precisely as ordered to keep inventories well stocked.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years work experience.

Skill Requirements:

  • Leadership – to work closely with warehouse staff and other staff members within the company, ensuring they are managing purchases properly on their end of the supply chain
  • Communication – purchasers work in a collaborative environment that requires coordination with other departments and negotiation with vendors
  • Computer skills – to keep digital files updated and manage purchase orders
  • Multi-tasking – to manage multiple duties and responsibilities at once
  • Organization – to maintain purchase order paperwork and digital files, monitor inventory systems, and ensure deliveries
  • Detail-oriented – to find the best rates for purchased items and maintain inventory levels.

N80,000 – N90,000 / Month.

Application Closing Date
21st April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Forward their CV to: assessments@waveacademies.org with the e-mail subject as “Purchasing Officer”.

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