My client, who is a leading South African online retailer is looking for a Category Buyer to join their team.
They are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join them. We offer a market related, total remuneration package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
Bachelors degree (commerce degree preferable)
3 years commercial/retail experience in beauty, electronics, FMCG and lifestyle products
Your responsibilities will include:
Develop a comprehensive strategy/plan to drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers and new product listings
Source and prioritize new brands and suppliers according to this growth plan and in line with market trends and consumer demand
Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, listings availability, stock cover etc.)
Manage and develop supplier relationships, negotiate good prices, improve trading terms and manage suppliers according to strict SLAs
Develop a promotional programme, source great deals and manage site merchandising for the department
Support the operations team in delivering a world-class customer experience – monitor department returns, support the customer service team on product queries and resolving any customer complaints
Manage stock and availability (including replenishment orders, stock cover)
If this opportunity excites you, please send your CV to email@example.com