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Buyer - Home Textiles - Bedding

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Southern suburbs
Job level:Management Jnr-Mid
Job policy:Employment Equity position

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 textiles and a passion to select, source and put together commercially viable textile 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 textile 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


    A little about who you are:
    • A minimum of three years' buying experience in a retail and/or e-commerce environment
    • A proven solid track record in buying
    • Experience in foreign sourcing of product
    • Fashion-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 textile market, customers and competitors
    • Advanced level in MS Office package – with a specific focus on Excel and PowerPoint
      • 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 15:05

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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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