WOOLWORTHS ASSISTANT BUYER : MENWEARS SOCKS




RECRUITER : Woolworths (Pty) Ltd

REF: FBH/BL/Assistant Buyer : Menwears Socks/Western Cape/080318

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RECRUITER: Woolworths (Pty) Ltd UPDATED ON: 2018-03-12 00:00:00
START DATE: 2018-03-08 END DATE: 2018-03-22
AA/EE: Not Applicable CONTRACT: Permanent
LOCATION: Western Cape AVAILABLE: ASAP
CATEGORY: Retail OFFER: Market related

INTRODUCTION

To develop and procure ranges that are balanced and most wanted by the current and potential Woolworths customer.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant retail qualification
  • Relevant buying experience preferable
  • Creativity, taste and flair: ensure that ranges are balanced and offer real choice to our customers
  • Passion for Product / Merchandise
  • Product development
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Merchant and retail ability: demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the market place, competitors and customer needs
  • Business acumen
  • Team Player: ability and will to work co-operatively with others within a team and across departments towards a common objective
  • Results driven and proactive
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Tolerance to change / ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate: ability to operate in a Windows-based environment

“As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions”

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Analyse sales trends / history and formulate departmental strategy, as well as provide input into Group strategy
  • Research local and international markets and interpret trends for the Woolworths customer
  • Develop ranges involving interdepartmental co-ordination
  • Negotiating of cost prices resulting in value for money, selling price points and primary margins being achieved
  • Implementing and maintaining quality standards regarding look and style of merchandise
  • Adherence to critical path
  • Growth and development of business

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