Our Company :
Zando was founded by Rocket Internet AG in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store.
Zando is part of the Jumia Group, Africa’s leading digital player with more than 10 different market leading verticals in more than 20 countries.
Our passion for customer experience, knowledge in eCommerce as well as our drive to innovate are the basis for our success that we share with investors such as MTN, Milicom, Goldman Sachs and Orange.
We are looking for an individual with a love for fashion and excellent business management skills. This role combines creativity and commercial thinking.
You must be analytical and have a sound understanding of the South African consumer market in order for you to keep up with the fast pace and innovation required in this role.
Key Performance Areas and Responsibilities :
Monitor and maintain set budgets and company strategies.
Provide support to the Buying team and Category Manager.
Manage Open to Buy (OTB) budget.
You will need to work closely with the respective Buyers to manage the budget spend, the replenishment process, monitor the supply chain order process and report accordingly.
Conduct regular analysis of how past merchandise buys have performed and the current market customer profile.
Essential skills, behaviour and knowledge required :
Advanced level in MS Office package with a specific focus on Excel and Powerpoint.
A good understanding of the South African consumer market.
An analytical thinker.
Be able to find solutions and be a good decision maker.
Flair for numbers and figures.
Assertive communication skills and the ability to articulate ideas clearly.
Able to adapt and change in direction and focus quickly.
Team player - the willingness to adapt to team goals and work effectively with colleagues in an interdependent way.
Attention to detail.
Preference for working with detailed analytical tasks.
Has a strategic / planning view.
Able to perform under pressure.
Ability to live the Zando values :
Delivers customer satisfaction;
Embraces and Drives Change;
Goes the extra mile;
Is adventurous, open-minded and creative;
Creates fun and a positive team Spirit.
Grade 12 (Senior Certificate - high school qualification)
Relevant tertiary qualification in commerce related studies eg. Accounting, Finance, Economics or Supply Chain.
2 -3 years’ fully-fledged retail planning experience.
Ecommerce experience is an advantage.
A valid Green South African ID required.
This position is in line with our company employment equity plan.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted