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BUYERS (FMCG) - 355076
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
A leading retail organization seeks dynamic experienced retail buyer to join their dynamic team.
Duties & Responsibilities
Liaising with suppliers on a regular basis and ensure competitive pricing (deals) are maintained
Assist with listing of new lines relevant to Company’s market
Liaising with new suppliers interested in listing with the Company’s Division.
Assist with Regional Promotions for new stores and re-launches as and when required
Assist with promotions for the region
Keep track of competitor pricing in the trade and ensure that Company is benefiting from best pricing in the region
Meet with KAM’s on a regular basis to obtain insight to Company’s position in the market place – plan accordingly to maximize sales
Assist with forecasting of stock
Travelling to Stores and participate on Annual Charity Days, Trade Shows and Events as and when required
Desired Experience & Qualification
Relevant Diploma / Degree would be an advantage
Minimum 5-7 years’ experience Retail in Buying and procurement in the capacity as buyer with a leading retail / FMCG organization (preferably in Foods sector)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good negotiating skills
Valid driver’s licence
Package & Remuneration
Basic salary, medical aid, provident fund, plus