HOMEWARE BUYER - (AA / EE) CAPE TOWNHOMEWARE BUYER (Bachelor’s degree (Business Science or Commerce degree preferable) - (AA / EE)Bachelor’s degree (Business Science or Commerce degree preferable)3-5 years related retail / commerce / e-commerce experience Key responsibilities will include : Develop a comprehensive strategy / plan to drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers and new product listingsPlan to develop and drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers and new product listingsDrive innovation by sourcing and prioritizing new brands and suppliers according to this growth plan and in line with market trends and consumer demand Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, listings availability, stock cover etc.
Manage and develop supplier relationships, negotiate good prices, improve trading terms and manage suppliers according to strict SLAsDevelop a promotional programme, source great deals and manage site merchandising for the departmentSupport the operations team in delivering a world-class customer experience monitor department returns, support the customer service team on product queries and resolving any customer complaintsManage stock and availability (including replenishment orders, stock cover)Deliver on customer experience within the department (ensuring products are delivered on time, supplier terms are aligned, product quality is managed etc.
Qualifications and experience : Bachelor’s degree (Business Science or Commerce degree preferable)3-5 years related retail / commerce / e-commerce experience Proven track record of negotiation skills and strong relationship managementStrong analytical and critical thinking, ability to use data to inform decisions, identify the root cause and resolve problemStrong product and buying planning skillsAbility to build lasting supplier relationships and manage according to SLAs (existing industry networks a plus)Should you meet the requirements for this position, please REPLY with your DETAILED CV (pref.
in MS Word format) AND YOUR CURRENT CTC SALARY PER MONTH to marie mhgroup.co.za Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies.
This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within two weeks upon applying, please consider your application unsuccessful