My client based in Pretoria East is in search of a passionate dynamic and driven buying assistant who is interested in learning more about buying and planning and is passionate about product development and the outdoor retail market.
Minimum requirements Matric. Computer literate MS Office. Min 2-3 years’ experience as a receptionist. Fluent in English / Afrikaans.
Excellent interpersonal and people skills. Manage general office administration. Must be organized and able to work under pressure.
Duties and Responsibilities Assisting Buyer and Product Developer with everyday administrative tasks. Presentation and quotations of new products to customers and stores.
Placing purchase orders and signing sales contracts with overseas factories Placing purchase orders with local suppliers Order and sample tracking and ensuring on time supplier shipment Analysis of orders with ME Excel spreadsheets and administration of orders, from placement to final store delivery, including quality control (sample approval) Assisting in management of pre-production samples through to production approval, within company policy and procedures Responsibility for recovering and monitoring any claims from factories for any losses incurred, due to defective quality or late delivery Quality control specifications 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.