Job Offer: Purchasing Prospector – Central Saigon


Designation of position: Purchasing Prospector

Name of Service / Department associated with the position: Purchasing Department 

About Ozeol:

Ozeol International is a buying office that specializes in purchasing overstock, clearance and closeout items for a 285 stores chain located in France.  The categories include all consumer goods as: men’s and women’s, kids clothing, shoes, housewares, giftware, toys, food and many other goods that are primarily closeout merchandise.  Ozeol has recently expanded into the Vietnamese market with an office in Central Saigon and is seeking a Prospector to join the team. 

Main Job Purpose  

The Prospector will be responsible for prospecting the Vietnamese market to buy overstocks, closeout and unsold items at the best prices in order to sell them to 285 stores in France:

  • Prospecting the markets: Inquiring about new suppliers through internet, fairs, magazines and data bases; update its own database by expanding the researches to an international level.
  • Call the supplier in the database and searching for the opportunity to buy a stock lot from them. Investigate the reason of the stock, the needs of the supplier in term of stock clearance, and pre-negotiate the collaboration terms.
  • Assessing the ability of suppliers to meet the requirements of the cost, quality and quantity (verify the seriousness and reliability of potential suppliers) 
  • Constitute qualified files to properly hand over the information to the Buyer.

General objectives and duties  

Meet the qualitative and quantitative targets 

Individual tasks

  • Develop and contact suppliers by phone, search for viable overstock for our client’s market
  • Create and update the information of the Supplier on the CRM
  • Evaluate overstock meets the pricing and quality of our requirements
  • Prepare the stock lot information file, send files to the Buyer
  • Teamwork, communicate with managers, buyers and colleagues 
  • Continuous monitoring of ongoing business affairs and current files 
  • Monthly Target 
  • Be careful with the assigned equipment, office and all that is made available to work 
  • Comply with the terms of the employment contract and with the internal rules
  • Observance of the law, rules and schedules, work on the best interest of the company  

Necessary requirements of the holder (education, experience, qualifications, availability, etc.).  

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional working proficiency in English, and local language
  • Fluency in French a plus but not mandatory
  • Natural sense of Trading and Commerce
  • Good understanding of the retail market and closeout business model
  • Knowledge on International trade is a plus (Incoterms, payment methods, shipment booking)
  • Commercially minded 
  • Professional discretion  
  • Ability for analysis and synthesis 
  • Motivation
  • Dynamism

Salary: based on profile, significant variable monthly incentive. 

Thanks to send your resume to:

Alejandro Ramirez Business Developer