Junior Category Buyer at Glovo

Glovo – We’re a Barcelona-based startup and the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Hispanic America and Africa. With food at the core of the business, Glovo delivers any product within your city at any time of day. Our vision and ambition are not only to make everything immediately available in your city but it is also to offer our employees the job of their lives. A job where you’ll be challenged and have the most fun working in through tech-enabled experiences.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Junior Category Buyer

Location: Lagos
Category: Finance

Your Mission

  • You will work hand-in-hand with the Senior Category Buyer in all tasks related to our assortment:  from analyzing market trends and defining listings to prospecting suppliers, and negotiating commercial conditions.

The Journey

  • Be the owner and specialist of assigned categories, being able to move the needle and see the impact of your work on the business by managing the MFCs assortment from end to end. Your main KPIs will be Category Add-to-Cart, Average Order Value and Gross Margin.
  • Define the assortment strategy, identifying opportunities of improvement in listings and margin, and implementing them.
  • Manage mid-sized vendor relationships – manage supplier/partner contracts, manage day-to-day relationships, and negotiate and secure marketing funds per the market requirements and company needs
  • Review contract terms and conditions ensuring that they are as favorable to the business interests as possible, minimize risk, and are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures (with support from the Commercial Manager and legal department)
  • You will work hand in hand with the Ads team in defining and implementing marketing campaigns inside the store.
  • Be responsible for offering an amazing shopping experience by categorizing & sorting the assortment based on user needs. (only when there’s no Merch Team)
  • Support the SKUs pricing definition. (only when there’s no Merch Team)

What You Will Bring to the Ride

  • 2+ years experience in Retail as a category manager or in FMCG in Sales/Account Management positions.
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves to get things done
  • Comfortable working in a fast-changing, high-growth, and high-performance start-up with a fast pace
  • Fluent in English. Additional language skills are a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, willing to test and solve problems based on data.
  • Negotiation skills: the ability to address multiple contract terms (costs, assortment, service levels) to obtain a positive outcome. .
  • Stakeholder management: both internally and externally.


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

Closing date: Not specified

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