Major Vacancies at DealDey

Major Vacancies at DealDey

Our company philosophy is simple: We help great businesses be found by consumers who are looking for a great deal. Our members and featured businesses are treated with utmost care and respect. Our primary motive is to keep both our customers and merchants happy and coming back every day. Our mantra for DealDey is a few lines from Ben Okri’s “Lines in Potentis”

  •         Tell everyone the idea is to function together
  •         As good musicians would
  •         In undefined future orchestras.
  •         Let the energy of commerce flow,
  •         Let the vision of art heal.
  •         Technology, provide the tools.


Commodity Trader

Reports to: Head of Products
Function: Purchasing/Products
Location: Lagos

Purpose Statement:
This role is responsible for planning and selecting a range of products to sell in order to capture market share taking into consideration customer demand, price, quality, availability, timeliness, market trends and financial budgets.

Key Accountabilities:

  • ·         Find the right suppliers of quality products
  • ·         Place orders for merchandise based on accurate analysis with planner
  • ·         Ensure all suppliers meet up with lead-time delivery
  • ·         Responsible for total sale of all inventory purchased
  • ·         Maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones
  • ·         Attend trade events
  • ·         Procure quality merchandise at the right price, within the right amount of time
  • ·         Negotiate best possible prices

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • ·         This position requires a University graduate or its equivalent with at least 0-1 years’ experience in Inventory/Operational/Logistics side of retail, E-commerce or in a similar position
  • ·         Strong understanding of retail math and concepts, highly detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • ·         Great negotiation skills and ability to network and influence people
  • ·         Willingness to travel at very short notice
  • ·         Candidate must possess ability to multi task in a dynamic environment
  • ·         A good understanding of inventory procedures would give added advantage

The following skills are essential:

  • ·         Analytical ability
  • ·         Creative imagination and problem solving
  • ·         Must be Computer Literate

Account Manager

Reports to: Sales Manager
Function: Sales & Marketing
Location: Lagos

Purpose Statement:
The role holder would Identify opportunities for business with existing and new customers and successfully convert such opportunities while ensuring that gross revenue targets are exceeded and gross margins are attained for all merchant products/services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • •Cold calling for new business opportunities
  • •Meeting and exceeding yearly/monthly/weekly/daily sales target
  • •Perform profitability analysis for potential deals or merchants
  • •Negotiating favorable agreement terms and closing all sales lead
  • •Conducting periodic market survey for providing feedback on future buying trends of customers
  • •Represent the organization at all trade related events such as fairs, exhibitions, product launch etc
  • •Liaise with merchants/suppliers to monitor accurate delivery of orders
  • •Advisory to management as at when needed on new product developments and special promotions
  • •Monitor assortment of service/product deals to ensure full representation of our category offerings
  • •Identifying new markets and opportunities for business expansion and growth
  • •Accurate record keeping and filing of all merchant contract documents
  • •Maintain a good working relationship with the operations unit to prevent loss of merchants inventory

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • •This position requires a graduate with University Degree or its equivalent with a minimum of 2years working experience in Sales & Marketing or a similar position.
  • •Ability to meet and exceed revenue targets with proven track records.
  • •Candidate must possess excellent negotiation and communication skills (Written & Oral), Integrity, ability to plan, good understanding of the principles of conversion, ROI and financial metrics associated with online advertising and online partnerships are very essential.

The following skills are essential:

  • •Analytical ability
  • •Creative imagination and problem solving
  • •Must be Computer Literate


Method of Application

Interested candidates whose experience and competencies match the job profile should send their CV as an email attachment with the subject “Commodity Trader- DD/PRD/CMT/0714” to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

Validity: 30th December, 2014.


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