PEP: Toys and Stationery Buyer

Company PEP
Reference # Toys&StaBuyer
Published 28/09/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To source, compile & build a balanced range of Toys and Stationery.
The commodities selected must contribute to the profit margin and price points of PEP, in accordance with the departmental directive. Sourcing these items at the best price, enabling customers to find excitement and value for money is critical. It is vital that product ranges are on-trend, relative, and represent the must-have for every season.

Job Functions Buying
Industries Retail
Specification
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supplier management (sourcing, negotiating, and loading)

Range selection and building (product sourcing, price tiering & range development)

Collaborate closely with all the relevant 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

Requirements
JOB INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS

Relevant Degree or Diploma (e.g. Clothing / Purchasing Management)

Computer Literacy (MS Office and Google Suite)

Creative, eye for detail, analytical and problem-solving

A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a fully-fledged buyer with experience in Toys and stationery would be beneficial.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Good communicator

Strong Team Player

Confident

Strong Business Acumen

Negotiation and influencing

Stress Tolerance

Building and maintaining relationships internally and externally

Willingness to travel occasionally

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 05 October 2020

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.

Job Closing Date 12/10/2020

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