Markham: Senior Buyer








Position Description:

SENIOR BUYER

Buying | Head Office | Cape Town 

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and energetic Senior Buyer to join our buying team. Have you got what it takes? 

AS THE SENIOR BUYER YOU WILL:

  • Accountable and responsible for a large portfolio of Knits & Knitwear
  • Trade area in both quick response and long lead times
  • Prepare for and present trend meetings, Merchant Strategy, Goods and Bads, and Range reviews
  • Manage KPI’s
  • All local and international competitor shopping
  • Range Building and SWOT analysis
  • Manage supplier relationships and meetings
  • QA of product i.e. understand and measure according to the specs
  • Follow up on QC processes and MAP sheets
  • Liaise with Marketing and OMNI

INTERESTED? YOU WILL NEED: 





  • To fit the brand, be Youthful, Confident, Current and Connected
  • Have a passion for fashion and the retail industry
  • An excellent team player with good communication skills
  • Strong planning & administration skills and the ability to problem solve
  • Proactive and innovative forward thinker
  • Excellent understanding of the Markham Customer
  • Ability to manage time and workload with strong business acumen
  • Attention to detail with numerical, planning and analytical skills
  • The ability to drive your own career and development in a fast-paced environment
  • Mobile with regards to transport (external supplier meetings)

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act