Rage-sa: Assistant Buyer


Rage is a Leading Fashion Retailer of footwear and apparel in the ladies and children’s markets in South Africa. With a range of shoes, clothing, handbags and perfumes that is inspired by the latest trends across the globe. Rage makes sure you step out in style every time and anywhere with over 630 stores across South Africa.

Rage has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Buyer in the Apparel Buying Department at our head office in Edenvale. The Assistant Buyer will help retail buyers with the purchasing and procurement of goods for future retail sales. Some job aspects are more strategic and involve analysing competitor pricing, research trends, and create advertising layouts for publication.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analytical ability to analyse and review supplier data
  • Identify market trends and forecast sales accordingly
  • Negotiations with suppliers
  • Process orders
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers
  • Handle follow up on orders
  • Required to manage sample development including fitting
  • General buying administration
  • Keeps record of all data

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Must have strong computer skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Qualification in fashion will be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written, is required
  • Confidence and persistent
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Methodical & meticulous
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Organised and a proficient administrator



rage-saLiezel Lubbe
18 Greenstone Place Greenstone Hill Edenvale
1609 Johannesburg