Food Procurement Manager at Edenlife

  • Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Lagos

Website Edenlife

Food Procurement Manager

Eden has a daily food production output of 600 meals/day and aims to produce 5000 meals/day in December 2022. The Procurement Manager makes sure our chefs get the best quality produce on time at the best market prices on a daily basis.

If you are the type of person who feels a personal stake in everything that you work on, has a strong sense of ownership, is an executor, has a love for data, enjoys solving complex problems, has a passion for conquering new markets, knows how to foster strong relationships and build trust, and works for the success of the entire team – then we look forward to meeting you!


  • 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


The 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


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

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Food Procurement Manager at Edenlife


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