Senior Buyer: Appliances (Western Cape)

Reference Number
HCH-1652
Description

Here’s what you can expect to be doing in the role

  • Achieve financial targets
  • Drive appliance products creatively and innovatively in product range
  • Achieve technical application of product
  • Effectively utilise systems and processes
  • Display sound trader instinct
  • Display sound reasoning/influencing skills
Requirements

A little about who you are:

  • A Minimum of 5 years buying experience in a retail and/or eCommerce environment
  • A proven solid track record in buying
  • Experience in sourcing out of China (direct factory experience)
  • Buying exposure in appliances specifically would be advantageous
  • Ability to identify and capitalize on current trends and apply to product development
  • Proven negotiation skills and experience with supplier management both locally and internationally
  • A clear understanding of the retail cycle and buying process
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of SA’s retail appliance market, regulatory requirement, customers and competitors
  • Advanced level in MS Office package – with a specific focus on Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits

  • Flexible benefits to structure your own package
  • Creative agile work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Café and lounge area
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of healthy meal options
Work Level
Mid-Level
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Western Cape