Product Buyer

Reference:  DB 6969

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Descriptions:

  • Product development, sourcing, research and management
  • Range building
  • Stock management, margin, sales
  • Supplier management
  • Product education and training

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years’ experience within a retail / commerce / e-commerce environment, preferably with a lifestyle brand
  • Full-time position (remote work is not an option)
  • Own transport
  • Fluent in written and spoken Afrikaans and English
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Fully computer literate
  • Genuine interest in the Babylonstoren brand and products
  • You are forward-thinking and look ahead with innovative ideas, identifying new opportunities and trends
  • You have an eye for detail and style
  • You are interested in homeware and garden-related products
  • You have adequate knowledge about product development: materials, print, techniques, etc.
  • You are honest and diligent with a strong work ethic
  • You take pride in your work and get things done
  • You are a problem-solver
  • You can negotiate
  • You are numerate to work alongside our finance team for margin calculations and supplier costings
  • You are a self-starter and an independent worker with a willingness to keep learning
  • You can work in a big team with different personalities 
  • You thrive in an environment where things move quickly and change often

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za