Jobs in

Senior Buyer (Pet Retail Industry) - South Africa

greys

Do you know the ins and outs of the Pet Industry? Does your passion lie with being able to source the best food, nutritive animal products, and accessories in the world of Pets? Then this opportunity as a Senior Buyer is for you Consideration is only given to people in the Pet Industry Requirements: Diploma/Degree in Purchasing or Supply Chain or equivalent qualification is essential Pets, Pet care, Pet Category or Pet’s Nutrition a non-negotiable Min 5 years experience in Procurement within the Pet Retail Industry (market knowledge essential) Excellent and effective negotiating skills. Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal, influencing skills and a deal-maker. Ability to get the best possible pricing Computer literate - Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS Word, and industry-standard purchase order software platforms impeccable attention to detail. Analytical, numerically astute, with strong problem-solving abilities Integrity - Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings. Duties include but not limited to: Maintaining the highest levels of Quality Category Strategy Development and Competitor Analysis Partner with key strategic suppliers to develop 3–5-year plans Financial Analysis, Pricing, OTB Planning Manage gross profit, sales aged stock and stock turn, of the category portfolio Engage with the Planning Department to manage current and future OTB status Analyse sales data to identify and sure product sustainability of key performance drivers and execute sales opportunities Collaborate with the Planner on managing aged-stock and poor sellers in line with category stock turn expectations and recommend exit strategies (markdowns, uplifts, promotions, etc) Building Assortments and Ranges SKU / Product / System Management Quality Control Marketing/Advertising and Promotions Supplier Management / Negotiation Leadership / Talent Enhancement & Training Cross-Functional Partnerships by cultivating networks across divisions and functions to improve business processes for example: Shipping, Finance, Marketing, Warehouse, Operations, HR, Store Design, Property, etc Apply Now
Share this job with someone you think should apply!
Facebook buttonFacebook   Whatsapp buttonWhatsapp

Related Jobs

Senior Buyer (FMCG) - Durban

...

Senior Buyer (FMCG) - Durban

...

Senior Buyer (FMCG) - Durban

...

Senior Buyer (FMCG) - Durban

...

Ladieswear Buyer - South Africa

...

Want to do another search?

Jobs in