Mrpsport: Merchandise Buyer

You are creative with a keen eye for detail with a keen interest in Sport.  You keep up to date with the latest market trends in Fitness and have Sport Apparel Knowledge.  You are confident and able to interact with various stakeholders.  You have the ability to negotiate great deals with suppliers and pride yourself on being flexible, creative, tenacious and thriving under pressure.

You will be interacting with suppliers, managing and organizing samples and preparing and presenting merchandise assortments, whilst sticking to the budget plan.

You will need to possess the following:

  • Matric
  • Relevant qualification
  • A minimum 3- 5 years relevant buying experience in a retail environment
  • Good organizational skills and planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and multitask
  • Be able to work unsupervised and meet set deadlines
  • Good negotiation skills

About Us:
Mr Price Group is a high growth, omnichannel, fashion-value retailer with 6 trading divisions, namely: mrp ; mrphome; mrpsport; Miladys; sheetstreet and mrpmoney.

Mr Price Sport is a leading Sport Apparel, Footwear and Equipment retailer that offers on-trend and differentiated merchandise at exceptional value to ladies, men and children.

Mr Price Sport people love sport and enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Our people think outside the box and set their creativity and problem-solving abilities free to tackle every aspect of our business. Mr Price Sport people have a natural ability to build relationships and a passion for the challenging world of retail. Passion, value and partnership – believe in these simple core values and we believe you’re perfect for Mr Price.

Mr Price Sport is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity