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ECOMMERCE BUYER - 340815
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
The opportunity that awaits you:
Rewards and loyalty is a big thing at the moment within South Africa. Be at the forefront of procuring great suppliers to join our client’s eCommerce platform and allow South Africans to share in multiple savings and rewards.
Duties & Responsibilities
Your key responsibilities:
Deliver a product offering that exceeds customers’ expectations and achieves profit and sales targets
Procurement of products through accredited suppliers to sell through the rewards program
Maintain the relationship with suppliers and negotiate deals and products
Meet sales, stock and profit targets.
Monitor performance against plan, taking appropriate action to maximise sales and profit and reduce stockholding whilst increasing stock turn.
Identify new business opportunities to grow sales and profitability.
Review, propose and implement mark-down activity to reduce terminal stock whilst analysing action taken on mark-downs to maximise profit.
Implement promotional plans to optimise sales and profit.
Measure brand/supplier performance against targets and make recommendations to grow or exit.
Develop and agree plans in partnership with the head of the online shop that achieve sales and profit targets and implement the agreed departmental strategy.
In conjunction with demand planner and supply chain team, build balanced and profitable seasonal range plans.
Evaluate market and customer information together with historical data to develop the department’s phased stock plans and pricing strategy
Support the customer team in delivering a world class customer experience in product delivery & service.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Our required expertise:
Minimum of 5 years eCommerce experience
Relevant tertiary qualification in related industry
2 – 3 years’ experience in General Merchandise
Good Computer skills
Understanding of Retail Trends and Merchandise
Knowledge of the Loyalty Industry will be an added advantage
Deep knowledge and understanding of retail maths
Package & Remuneration
Join one of the leaders in the financial sector
Market related salary