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Trainee Buyer - eThekwini

MJM Recruitment

Trainee Buyer KZN Purpose of the role To effectively but to ensure constant sales growth and increase in gross margins coupled with necessary advertising spend recoupment. Key Receivers of Work Stores, DCs, Buyer assistant, suppliers, Divisional advertising coordinators. Product Range and line determination 1st to market Price Competitiveness Comprehensive coverage categories Strategy and Brand logic applied Good Understanding of categories Range Rationalization Effective administration maintained complete and uptodate Product Pricing Cost and Selling Prices Competitive cheapest Pricing objectives based on knowledge of market prices current trends market leaders Effective utilization of negotiating skills to achieve pricing objectives Demonstrates personal drive to obtain best cost price Effective administration maintained complete updodate Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information Advertising and Promotions Line selection Price points Competitor pricing Stock availability at suppliers Timeous supply of information to marketing coordinator Effective administration maintained complete updodate Manager Buyer Assistants Allocates work and sets priorities Monitors progress and quality Resolves escalated issues Provides support Develops create learning opportunities delegates tasks expand role coaches Provides regular performance feedback Assist Senior Buyer in selection of buyer assistant Resolve Stock Level Issues in Stores and DCs Reaction time to resolve Awareness of price movements to advise DC proactively Awareness of shortages to proactively avoid client shortages Effective administration maintained complete updodate Merchandising Layout Determination Practical Reflects understanding of shopper patterns Timeous communication with Division Effective administration maintained complete updodate Qualifications Education Grade 12 Matric Essential Business diploma or degree will be desirable Experience Successful completion of Trainee Buyer Program or experience as a Buyer in Food Retail Functional Competencies Basic computer literacy Administrative skills complete and uptodate Working knowledge of BuyingSystems Summary of Behavioural competencies Essential Persuading and influencing Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking Analysing Relating, networking and communicating information Planning and organising Deciding and initiating action Coping with pressures and setbacks Desirable Adapting and responding to change Developing others Apply Now
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