PEP: Buyer-Adults

Company PEP
Reference # Sleepwear Buyer
Published 31/08/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa
We are looking for a high potential, diverse, quick thinking, innovative and versatile buyer, who is looking to apply their skills and talent to grow in our Adults department .
If you can challenge and grow with a team of passionate buyers determined to offer our remarkable customers that most wanted product at the best price, then this role has been especially crafted for you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Adult team. Your role will be to source, compile &; build a balanced range of items that lives alongside the full sleepwear assortment. Sourcing these items at the best price and enabling customers to find excitement is critical. Therefore a fresh product offer is vital every season. The commodities selected must contribute to the profit margin and price points of PEP, in accordance with the departmental directive.

Job Functions Buying
Industries Retail
● Supplier management (sourcing, negotiating and loading)
● Range selection and building (product sourcing, price tiering & range development)
● Collaborate closely with all adult departments
● Budget & GP management
● Product order management (Administration)
● Good understanding of trends & consumer insights
● Close collaboration with planning to support product intent in stores

● Relevant Degree or Diploma (e.g. Clothing / Purchasing Management)
● Computer Literacy (MS Office)
● Creative, eye for detail, analytical and problem-solving
● Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a fully-fledged buyer

Good communicator, strong team player, confident, strong business acumen, negotiation and influencing, stress tolerance, building and maintaining relationships internally and externally, willingness to travel occasionally.
CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 7 September 2021

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Job Closing Date 07/09/2021