Buyers Assistant Retail East London in Eastern Cape - GKC Group

GKC Group

GKC GROUP has a resourceful base of professionals in various different recruitment sectors and can provide staffing for many different positions within various fields. We work ‘old school’ and we are an experienced recruitment professionals who work together to use innovative and proactive strategies to help our clients achieve success. We stay ahead of the competition by monitoring market and industry trends closely and sourcing candidates to meet forecasted demand. Our candidates go through a major 3 phase checks and we do our utmost to document all information in accurate manner but most of all we strive to match the candidate to the company culture and their long term career goals. We serve clients in a number of ways, such as meeting with managers to discuss requirements, studying job descriptions and qualifications in order to determine applicant requirements, arranging interviews, evaluating applicants, provide job skills matrix, advising managers, and more. Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Eastern Cape, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 30 June


  • East London, Buffalo City, Eastern Cape
  • Description

  • RETAIL Clothing & Footwear Buyer - East London
    - Matric
    - Degree/Diploma in Fashion / Textiles
    - Degree/Diploma in clothing procurement
    3+ years’ experience as a
    Previous held Buyer position in retail buying of CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR
    - Product Analysis
    Present product review and analysis of previous seasons.
    Report on supplier SWOT.
    Analyse competitor product and pricing.
    Interpret global trends in context of the company’s target market.
    Collate product feedback by maintaining close communication with stores and customers.
    - Assortment Planning and Product Procurement
    Based on the above analysis conceptualise and present seasonal ranges.
    Place orders to released OTB within agreed criteria/targets and policy.
    Monitor the data integrity of orders captured.
    Ensure relevant product for promotional activities and window displays.
    Management of supply chain from placement of order to delivery including quality approval.
    - Current Trade
    Weekly analysis of trade against sales plan and adjust forward orders accordingly.
    Review of best and worst sellers by category and adjust forward orders accordingly.
    Determine promotional and markdown pricing.
    Manage outstanding orders and order amendments.
    Manage adherence to procurement policy and approve penalty charges.
    Review product for promotional activities and window displays.
    Advise on best merchandising practice to maximize turnover.
    EMAIL:- CV + covering letter
    APPLICATION TERMS: All application are confidential. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful but registered on our database for future job notifications.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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Ad summary

  • Buyers Assistant Retail East London in Buffalo City, Eastern Cape

  • Recruiter

    GKC Group
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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