Senior Retail Buyer An established chain of retail stores in Pietermaritzburg is seeking out well experienced buyers particularly in the retail market.
Managing of suppliers, trading terms, market analysis, product selection / buying, planning, stock management, driving turnover and profit.
Reporting and analytics. Implementation of group and category strategy. Description Managing Suppliers Effectively managing supplier relationships and working with key account managers.
Negotiating trading terms and advertising spend. Promotional planning and development of marketing grid. Conducting regular reviews Maximising profitability of each supplier Administrative Master data New listings Pricing Reporting - stock, turnover, profit, store compliance, promotions Market analysis Working on internal systems SAP, BI, qlikview Marketing : Promotional planning and development of the suppliers marketing grid.
Ensuring implementation of supplier marketing plans. All aspects of planning and compiling broadsheets Pricing and promotion strategies.
Negotiating deals. Working with category team to ensure store activation Working within pre-determined budgets Reporting and promo analysis Financial : Achieving pre-determined turnover, profit and stock targets.
Management of costs in line with budget Achieve market share targets Return on inventory Profile Minimum Qualification : Essential : Grade 12 - Matric and / or Senior Certificate with Mathematics.
Advantage : Degree / diploma in Buying / Retail / Management Minimum years of experience : Essential : Minimum of 3 years Category Buying or related experience.
Interested candidates to send CV's to : rhonaadi54 gmail.com