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Cape Town: Retail Buyer Cape Town posted by Telebest






Date 2024-07-14
Job Title Retail Buyer Cape Town
Employer Telebest
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Salary 0
Category It Computer
Location Western Cape
/ Cape Town

Job Summary

The Buyer will report and operate under the direction of the Head Buyer with the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Researching, sourcing, and developing products, ensuring the best range offering for our market.
  • Understanding the target market and analysing trends to make informed buying decisions.
  • Building relationships with suppliers and negotiating with them for the best prices, quantities, and delivery timescales.
  • Competitive shopping and market analysis.
  • Understanding of retail pricing ladders and cost implications.
  • Monitoring the stock quality and escalating discrepancies to suppliers and management.
  • Running and analysing reports on regular basis.
  • Communicating and coordinating with the planning team and suppliers.
  • Assisting the Buying Team in planning promotional activities.
  • Visit stores regularly and build a trust relationship with the Operators, Operations Manager and Ops Team.
  • Travel to meet suppliers, source products and attend trade fairs when required.

The Buyer should possess the following skills, qualities, and qualifications:

  • Creative mind set and product flair.
  • Good understanding of the target market.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Manage assistant Buyers.
  • Math skills.
  • Interpersonal skills, particularly in negotiating.
  • Ability to multi-task and to work well in a team.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Drive and determination.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to cope under pressure and to adapt to changing situations.
  • Capability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-starter and able to work with minimum supervision;
  • Hands-on, team player, passionate, confident, and disciplined.
  • Proficiency in using Excel / PowerPoint / Outlook.
  • 3-4 years experience in a buying role
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Minimum

Requirements:

  • Matric.
  • Relevant Diploma or Degree would be an added advantage.
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role in a Retail / FMCG environment.
  • Strong purchasing skills.
  • Valid drivers licence and own reliable vehicle.

ADDITIONAL:

This is a demanding role, we are looking for true go-getters with high levels of energy. Must be vivacious and robust and willing to go the extra mile in getting the job done. An exceptional opportunity for the individual who is career-orientated.

Retail Buyer Cape Town position available in Western Cape, Cape Town. This job position was posted by Telebest. The job has been posted as a premium ad on 2024-07-14 at 13:02:03 in the It Computer category

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