Merchandising / Product Specialist Job in Nigeria

 Raya Distribution Nigeria is a company that operates in the distribution and Retail sectors, providing a range of services such as distribution, Retail, After Sales and logistics solutions. They are part of the larger Raya Holding for Financial Investments, which is based in Egypt and operates in multiple sectors including information technology, consumer electronics, and logistics.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Merchandising / Product Specialist (Retail Electronics)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Merchandising

Reports to: Merchandising Manager

Summary of Role

  • A merchandising specialist is responsible for managing and controlling all different vendors’ activities and communicate to the concerned parties whether internally or externally through different communication channels in order to achieve the organisation strategy, goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Retail & Online portfolio and stock level per brand per model by which Retail budget plan is achieved.
  • Build a strong relationship with the different suppliers and negotiate with them the GPs, Rebates, incentive & payment terms and other facilities to maximize Company’s benefits and profit.
  • Communicate promotions activities and mechanism to Retail & Online Team in a clear manner.
  • Manage in-store [POSM] branding elements with vendors [tables, life demos, leaflets, promoters…etc] to be regularly updated and maintained.
  • Report weekly and monthly required reports to vendors.
  • Monitor company’s achievement progression with vendors in order to secure rebates and all different payments from vendors as per agreements.
  • Prepare vendors claims by which the organisation collects the deserved amounts on time.
  • Design and update branding manual to be offered to the vendors in an adequate way, to show our branding slots availability.
  • Manage coding process and definition of Retail new models and SKUs with concerned parties.
  • Manage and control price updates with finance to be responsive to market dynamics.

Job Requirements

  • BSc / HND in Marketing, Business Administration or any other relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years consumer electronics merchandising, product development or quality assurance experience
  • Previous experience in retail operations is a must
  • Track record of driving sales growth.

N200,000 Monthly Gross.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidate should send their updated CVs to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.