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Buyer: Home (Parow Industria, Cape Town)

POSITION: Buyer (C4) 

DEPARTMENT: Home

LOCATION: Cape Town, Western Cape

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

To source, compile & build a balanced range of softs products, negotiating the best price and securing the required depth to deliver a desirable offering to our Pep Home customers. These quality commodities selected must contribute to the profit margin and live within the total Pep Home offering.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supplier management (sourcing, negotiating, and loading)
  • Range selection and building (product sourcing, price tiering & range development)
  • Collaborate closely with all Home departments to create balanced assortments
  • Budget & GP management
  • Product order management (Administration)
  • Good understanding of trends & consumer insights
  • Close collaboration with planning to support product intent in stores

JOB INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma (e.g. Clothing/ Purchasing Management)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a fully-fledged Buyer
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office/ G-Suite – a very strong Excel skill will be an advantage)
  • Creative, eye for detail, analytical and problem solving

COMPETENCIES:

  • Competencies required: Accuracy, Directing, Negotiation, Results-oriented, Persuasiveness, Commercial Drive, Initiative, Analysing and forming opinions

CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 25 February 2021

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV and an internal application form to our SkillsMap platform using the following link: (https://pepstores.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/46800)

All external candidates please use the following link:(https://jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/46800)  

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date of this position, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.  

PEP strives for equal opportunity in terms of its employment equity guidelines.

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