Veterinarian Recruitment at Afrimash Company Limited


Afrimash Company Limited is Nigeria’s leading eCommerce marketplace for agricultural items. You can now conveniently and securely shop online for quality items and receive your order safely at your location.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Veterinarian

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo (On-site)
Job type: Full-time

About the Job

  • We seek to engage the services of a reliable Veterinarian to manage the Livestock Category and Internal team support on a full-time basis. 
  • This role is instrumental in providing market linkage support across internal and external players of the Afrimash order cycle. 
  • This involves providing professional support to the Sales Team/High-Value customers in the Livestock value chain category, providing related support to vendors and processing orders made via their online stores.

Responsibilities

  • Improve quality control and standardization of the Livestock Category with routine pre/post-sale inspections of Afrimash-affiliated livestock farms (including Poultry, fish, ruminants and porcine)
  • Create a process for expanding product and category offers into other livestock-related value chains to improve the section
  • Physical/virtual inspection of special orders and livestock before shipping to customers
  • Explore a deeper understanding of the Vendor and Order Life Cycles, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share in the Livestock sector.
  • Develop routine inspection and vaccination reports for the internal teams with vendors.
  • Provide timely responses to product-related inquiries (Pxp-level technical support) and comply with documentation directives.
  • Keen understanding of company policies and procedures associated with selling on the Afrimash marketplace.
  • Arrange meetings with staff and vendors for troubleshooting and gathering industrial intelligence.
  • Ensure pricing competitiveness, assortment, and the stock availability of key vendors in the Livestock category.
  • Ensure issue resolutions are achieved without compromising the relationship with vendors, company and customers
  • Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing offers, combos and promotional activities of a product category/section.
  • Collaborate with the team on monthly industry-level meetings/training (NVMA-VCN) for continuing education and develop monthly industry-specific newsletters for community engagement.
  • Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory.
  • Collaborate with the PXP teams for vendor sourcing, listing, product acquisition, submission, reviews and publishing.
  • Identify, coordinate, and participate in various Partner Experience activities; these may include field days, farmer meetings, demonstration trials, expositions, exhibitions, etc.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on products/offers/prices.
  • Recommend changes in products, services, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments

Qualifications

  • Doctor, Veterinary Medicine (DVM) with at least 3 years of field experience, especially in poultry and other livestock
  • Previous working experience in product sourcing, merchandising and vendor sourcing
  • Detailed knowledge of the agricultural value chain, especially the livestock value chain.
  • Solid knowledge of products and category management, marketing and sales principles.
  • Proficient use of the Internet, computer applications, web applications, and mobile applications.

Proficiency requirements:

  • Ability to provide prompt professional solutions to livestock-related challenges.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to analyze data and sales statistics and make appropriate inferences.
  • Good understanding of the agricultural peculiarities of the states in Nigeria, their geography, and
  • Ability to use good judgment in making timely business decisions while having the interest of the company at heart,
  • Ability to use creative thinking to promote customer/vendor satisfaction and company growth.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: work@afrimash.com using the Job position as the subject of the email.

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