Food Procurement Manager at Eden Life

  • Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Lagos

Website Edenlife

Food Procurement Manager

Founded in April of 2019 and based in Lagos, Nigeria, Eden is a trusted services platform for people to receive their domestic services. Whether it’s cooking, cleaning, laundry, or any combination of services, Eden allows people to receive their services on a recurring basis while we manage their schedule and the execution of the services. We promote a culture of trust, accountability, and excellence through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.

The Food Procurement Manager answers the question, “how can I get more quality produce while spending less?” and then makes it happen everyday on time. You will own:

  1. Food Vendor Management
    1. Find and maintain relationships with wholesale suppliers
    2. Know the daily pulse of market price on each ingredient
    3. Immediately switch vendors the moment a vendor’s price is unfair or the vendor performs below expectations.
  2. Daily Procurement
    1. Create daily procurement requests based on customer orders, recipes, and inventory
      1. Ensure the team has all the ingredients they need to produce meals daily, and on time.
    2. Send and track purchase orders and invoices
    3. Track and manage vendor performance based on quality, quantity, and timeliness of procurement
  3. Food Procurement Optimization
    1. Daily identify cost drivers and reduce their impact
    2. Measure usage/wastage of prepped food produce
    3. Calibrate procurement formulas based on produce usage in prep
      1. You will have an analyst to help you with this responsibility


  • Skills
    • Systems Building – building systems that yield repeatable results
    • Documentation – great at documenting playbooks
    • Data – obsessed with measuring and using data
    • Business IQ – business models – margins, growth, etc
    • Team Building – good at recruiting and leading top talent
    • Remote Etiquette – very responsive online
  • Experience
    • Food Procurement – battle-tested in food procurement
    • Leadership – you’ve managed an analyst before
    • Supply-chain – you know how to identify great vendors and know how to game the market to get best prices
  • Personality
    • Puts team outcomes and collaboration before ego
    • Always learning and helping others learn
    • Bias towards action
    • Obsessed with results


  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Daily lunch
  • 15% Eden Discount on all Eden subscriptions
  • Stock Options
  • Great colleagues
  • Oh, and a chance to 10x the quality of life of Africans!

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Food Procurement Manager at Eden Life
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