Fashion Retail Buyer


Cape Town
South Africa
2018-06-07 13:18:50
Description

Are you ready to set sail for brave new fashion horizons? A wonderful opportunity is available for an experienced buyer to join a fresh new crew aboard an established ship in Cape Town. If you are chosen for this adventure, you will be required to plan the entire womenswear and menswear range for the online store and liaise across multiple internal design teams to manage the buying of international brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching consumer buying habits and predicting future trends
  • Reviewing key performance indicators, including sales & discount levels
  • Meeting external suppliers & negotiating terms
  • Managing plans for stock levels
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers & sourcing new suppliers for future products

 

Experience required:

This position is tailor-made for a buyer with 3+ years’ experience in a similar role, and you can expect to be tossed in the deep end. Candidates with proven experience in a fast-paced environment and the ability to work well under pressure will get preference. All candidates will be required to have:

  • Knowledge of online retailing
  • Experience in womenswear & menswear (advantageous)
  • A proactive approach & nononsense team mentality
  • Strong IT, communication & numeracy skills
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