Buyer – Homeware and Textiles


Western Cape
South Africa
2018-08-09 10:34:52
Description

This role is to grow textile range and customer base.

Preference will be given to disabled candidates.

South African citizens to apply.

Description:

  • Achieve financial targets
  • Drive textile products creatively and innovatively in product range
  • Achieve technical application of product
  • Effectively utilize systems and processes
  • Display sound trader instinct
  • Display sound reasoning/influencing skills

Profile

  • A minimum of 3 years buying experience in a retail and/or eCommerce environment
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • A proven solid track record in buying
  • Experience in foreign sourcing of product
  • Fashionforward sensibility and ability to identify and capitalize on current trends
  • Proven negotiation skills and experience with supplier management
  • A clear understanding of the retail cycle and buying process
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of SA’s textile market, customers and competitors
  • Advanced level in MS Office package – with a specific focus on Excel and PowerPoint
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