Junior Buyer

South Africa
2018-06-01 11:41:35

A Junior Buyer is sought in Ugu to provide a balanced, customer focused, assortment of merchandise in order to meet sales budgets, gross profit and gross profit percentage targets.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Calculation of costing to achieve required gross profit targets
  • Range building and merchandise selection
  • Placing of orders
  • Assisting merchandise manager with adhoc duties
  • Communication with supplies on range, pricing, costing, metal makeups, order follow ups, quotes etc
  • Order management
  • Control of Stock – from GRV to Warehouse
  • Control of Stock to Locations – Marketing/Buyer’s etc
  • Assist with all stock takes as directed
  • Attending local and international fairs and suppliers
  • Skills, knowledge and experience
  • Academic Qualifications: Merchandise Diploma or relevant
  • More than 2 years’ experience in a similar role (within retail/luxurious brands)
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