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  • Description

  • Our vast and growing Wholesale/Retail client search the service of a Buyer to start a.s.a.p.


    • Ensuring distribution and retail profitability as well as managing expenses accordingly in terms of stipulated budgets.

    • Key account management (Retail, Suppliers,).

    • Managing sales, promotional activities and support of all relevant categories.

    • Monitoring supplier strike rate and performance and non conformances.

    • Daily stock level management, forecasting and demand planning.

    • Negotiating rebates and trading terms with suppliers.

    • Sourcing and listing of new suppliers

    • Year round procurement from local as well as from international suppliers to ensure consistent supply and availability.

    • Daily price negotiations with suppliers.

    • Setting up seasonal growing programs with all relevant suppliers.

    • Relationship building with internal and external customers throughout the value chain.

    • Regular supplier and retailers visits - nationally.

    • With collaboration of technical team ensure that suppliers deliver desired quality.

    • Work closely with Innovations (new product development department).

    • Monthly promotions and store opening promotions coordination.

    • Provide guidance and assistance in terms of merchandizing of new and existing products.

    • Liaise with inbound and outbound departments in ensuring effective service delivery.

    • Resolve all relevant internal and external queries.

    • Conduct regular price comparisons between various retail chains ensuring consistent competitiveness.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • 2 years of experience
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Junior Buyer

  • Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga

  • Company

    Companion Steps Recruiters
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Salary

    R 18.000,00 monthly

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