Buying Assistant

Remuneration:R14000 - R16000 per month Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Junior
Company:The Knowledge Trust

We’re looking for an ace employee. To help buyers buy awesome things, keep our website stocked and our customers happy.

About you:

Although you may appear as a pleasant person on the surface, the ugly truth is that you are a stickler for detail, you are more organized than a wedding planner, a hunter(ess) for amazing deals, and bulldog when it comes to negotiating.

You understand consumers and the buying process.

What you’ll love:
  • Your amazing colleagues.
    Also, if you play your cards right, you may have large quantities of free samples; sent your way.
Responsibilities include:
  • Assist with putting together amazing deals
  • Maintaining and cultivating relationships with suppliers
  • Ensure products are loaded onto the backend with accuracy and correct and relevant information
  • Work together with a senior buyer to source new and exciting products, collate/take images
  • Present deals and technical information in an easy to understand and exciting manner
  • Compile accurate spreadsheets and gather all required product data for a sale timeously
  • Manage supply chain
  • Test and evaluate new products and understand quality requirements
  • Perform various administrative jobs
  • Good understanding of planning and the logistics process relating to the product
  • Sound analytical, organising, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong affiliation to systems, utilising them to increase productivity in line with the business
  • Competency in all computer packages, i.e. Outlook, Excel (advanced), PowerPoint, Internet
  • Tertiary qualification

Posted on 16 Sep 14:34

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