My client based in Pretoria East is in search of a passionate dynamic and driven Buyer who has great knowledge about buying and planning and is passionate about product development and the outdoor retail market.
Minimum requirements Matric. Computer literate MS Office. Min 3-5 years’ experience as a receptionist. Fluent in English / Afrikaans.
Excellent interpersonal and people skills. Must be organized and able to work under pressure. Knowledge of the Firearm and Optics industry will be advantageous Duties and Responsibilities Develop and maintain good relationships with new and existing local and international suppliers Negotiate prices and delivery dates with suppliers Negotiate payment terms and exclusivity deals with suppliers Identify opportunities in current range and source accordingly Identify ranges that are too wide and reduce the offering to achieve better sellthru’s Competitive shop outs to identify if our pricing is competitive Source new brands and ranges applicable to the industry Manage and create stock file and product statuses of allocated departments Manage GP'
s Forecast and place replenishment orders Placing of all orders for allocated departments Follow up on outstanding orders Writing and reporting on sales details to management Drive promotions, identify items that will go onto promotion and supply all details to the marketing department Schedule in store training with suppliers Give instructions to store rooms for (IBT'
s) inter branch transfers to ensure the balancing of stock Work closely with planner according to a predetermined budget Work closely with operations manager & space planner when opening a new store Knowledge of the Firearm and Optics industry will be advantageous Attributes Presentable (face of the company).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Self-motivated and committed. Positive Attitude. Proactive Accepts responsibility.
Team player. Trustworthy. Proactive, organised and dependable.