Ladieswear buyer

South Africa
2018-02-20 10:22:15

A leading Retail Company is seeking a Ladieswear Buyer to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will be required to maximise sales and gross profit for the Company’s Ladieswear Department to satisfy their identified customer needs by sourcing the best merchandise at the best prices relative to the company’s strategic position

Main job function

Presentation of post mortem figures

Supply input in terms of trends to establish strategic merchandise and

assortment plans

Source the best quality merchandise to meet the trends in line with the

merchandise assortment plan and the taste of the target customers within

budget limitations

Prepare and present merchandise assortment which reflects the total buy

Negotiate the best deals with suppliers by selecting the best suppliers and

establishing effective relationships with them.

Liaise with suppliers, planners and stores on all issues related to the

ladieswear department.

Present the best prices

Assist with the promotion of stock


Relevant Tertiary Qualification


2 Years fashion retail buying experience preferably in a ladieswear


Drivers Licence and own vehicle

Must be prepared to travel extensively

Sound negotiation and financial management skills

Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)

Must be able to apply creative judgement

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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