Rewards Buyer - Cape Town

2020/02/05 2:23:10 PM
Our client, in the retail industry, requires the service of a Rewards Buyer who will be responsible for effectively buying products, locally and internationally, to ensure sales growth and an increase in gross margins

Key performance areas:

? Product range and line determination
? Ensure first place in the market by maintaining price competitiveness
? Ensure a comprehensive coverage of categories through effective range rationalisation, aligned to strategy and brand logic
? Maintain effective administration (across all areas)
? Product pricing administration
? Maintain competitiveness in cost and selling prices
? Base price objectives on knowledge of market prices, current trends and/or market leaders
? Effectively utilise negotiation to achieve pricing objectives
? Ensure confidentiality is maintained regarding sensitive information
? Advertising and promotions management
? Selection of lines and management of price points
? Continuously track competitor pricing
? Ensure availability of stock at suppliers
? Timeously supply information to Marketing and Rewards teams
? Resolve stock level issues in stores and distribution centres
? Remain up to date with price movements and shortages in order to proactively advise the distribution centres
? Determine merchandising layout that is practical and reflective of consumer patterns
? International sourcing
? Identify potential gaps and international trends in order to source profitable products
? Manage the supply chain process end to end
? People Management and Coaching
? Allocate work and set priorities for Buyer's Assistant
? Continuously monitor progress and quality of output
? Resolve escalated issues and provide support where required
? Coach and mentor Trainee Buyers

The successful candidate must have:

? Must have matric
? Grade 12 / NQF level 4
? 3 - 5 Years’ experience working as a Buyer in a retail environment
? Knowledge of Buying / Procurement
? Solid understanding of international trends
? Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulatory compliance and governance

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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