Retail Buyer - Womenswear - South Africa


Western Cape
South Africa
2016-12-23 10:39:48
Description

Reference Number:Gabi

Job Category:Retail

Preferred Degree:Diploma

Job Type:Permanent

Job Salary:R Neg

Job Location:Western Cape

Number of Jobs:

1

Created:

19-December-2016 16:36:59

Job Description

An International Womanswear brand within this leading retailer has a vacancy for a talented experienced ladieswear buyer with creativity, taste and flair.

 

Responsibilities:

  Analyse sales trends / history and formulate strategy, as well as provide input into Group strategy

  Research local and international markets and interpret trends for the Woolworths customer

  Procuring agreed ranges involving interdepartmental co-ordination

  Negotiating of cost prices resulting in value for money, selling price points and primary margins being achieved

  Implementing and maintaining quality standards regarding look and style of merchandise

  Adherence to critical path

  Growth and development of business

  Product development

  Range construction

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant retail/ business qualifications
  • Four years previous buying experience essential
  • Creativity, taste and flair: ensure that ranges are balanced and offer real choice to their customers
  • Passion for Product / Merchandise
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Merchant and retail ability: demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the market place, competitors and customer needs
  • Business acumen
  • Team Player: ability and will to work co-operatively with others within a team and across departments towards a common objective
  • Results driven and proactive
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to present a well balanced range
  • Tolerance to change / ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate: ability to operate in a Windows-based environment

 

Meeting employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions quo.

 

Position located in Cape Town. Send your CV to Gabi Traut at tpersonnel@iafrica.com or call her on 021 461-2613. Go to our website www.trautpersonnel.co.za

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