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At i-Open Group, we are an innovative bunch. We see the world for what it can be. We create to make a difference. We know great success takes dedication and hard work. Our ideas drive us to perform. Having a team that can execute together brings us one step closer to achieving progress. If you can take challenges head-on and have the passion and initiative required to bring new ideas to life, let’s talk about what’s next for you!

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Finance & Administration the role of the Procurement Manager, E-commerce Marketplace will be to provide critical information and communication relating to DirectFood.store, ensuring that DirectFood.store runs smoothly and efficiently. You will work with closely with the Marketing, Sales, Account Management and the Executive Team in this role.

This role will primarily involve administration, market research and coordination functions which include, but are not limited to:

  • Devise and evaluate methods for collecting data, such as surveys, focus groups, questionnaires and opinion polls and report findings to the management team
  • Monitoring the day-to-day activity on the site and its overall performance to achieve goals like
    • Improving user experience
    • Increasing web traffic
    • Increasing sales
    • Developing brand loyalty
  • Measure the effectiveness of marketing programs and strategies, including researching the latest digital marketing strategies
  • Gather data on consumers, competitors and market conditions
  • Market research on new regions including competitors, delivery partners, vendors, etc
  • Creating qualified lead lists for sales
  • Ongoing price checks of existing vendors
  • Track system sales and system expenses
  • Receive, re-direct and monitor timely replies back and forth between Vendors, Consumers, Sales, Marketing, Delivery Team.
  • Be the subject matter expert in the grocer industry and developing relevant market knowledge, seasonality, materials, availability, supply and vendor options as well as pricing

Qualifications & Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Thorough knowledge of marketing programs and strategies
  • Experience in market research analysis
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Minimum 2 years experience in sourcing, procurement or a category management role, preferably within the grocery, food or manufacturing sectors.
  • Understanding of procurement, logistics and inventory management practices

Additional Details

Location: This role will work from our offices in Abbotsford, B.C. There is no expected work-related travel, unless specified by management.

Work Arrangement: Full-Time, Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Open till filled

In addition to offering a positive, flexible and fulfilling environment where you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, learn from our experienced tech team and work with the latest technologies. At, i-Open we offer a competitive wage and benefits package, with the opportunity for future growth.

We thank all interested applicants. However, we are only able to work with those who live in Canada and have permanent working status. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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