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Buyer - Electronics/Appliances

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Southern suburbs
Job level:Management Jnr-Mid
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Permanent
Reference:#HCH-1491
Company:HomeChoice


Job description

Are you an experienced buyer looking for a new challenge and to further develop your skills & career in a great working environment? Are you highly-motivated with a genuine interest in electronics and appliances and a passion to select, source and put together commercially viable ranges that will consistently appeal to and grow our customer base and the value of their responses profitably? Then look no further as we want you to join our merchandise team.  

Here’s what you can expect to be doing in the role:
  • Drive creatively and innovatively in product range
  • Achieve technical application of product
  • Achieve financial targets
  • Effectively utilise systems and processes
  • Display sound trader instinct
  • Display sound reasoning and influencing skills


    Requirements

    A little about who you are:
    • A minimum of three years, buying experience in a retail and/or ecommerce environment
    • A proven solid track record in buying
    • Experience in foreign sourcing of product
    • Technology-forward sensibility and ability to identify and capitalise on current trends
    • Proven negotiation skills and experience with supplier management
    • A clear understanding of the retail cycle and buying process
    • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of SA’s electronics and appliances market, 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


        Posted on 14 Aug 09:29



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        Home Choice

        The HomeChoice Group is a leading credit-based direct marketing retailer selling homeware merchandise and financial services to the expanding urban middle-income mass market in southern Africa.

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