Reference: 5613 LF
Consultant: Lucinda Fouche

Job Description:

  • The person will be required to be based in Store and to have suppliers / representative of the suppliers call on him / her on a daily weekly basis, to ensure that stock management optimum.
  • Ensuring current product lines are maintained to required levels.
  • Selecting new products and reviewing old lines.
  • Negotiate the best possible prices.
  • Sourcing the right suppliers and engaging new ventures.
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers, while seeking new ones.
  • Interpret reports and predict future sales / turnover requirements.
  • Reacting to any changes in customer demand Getting feedback from customers.
  • Stock control while minimizing shortages and waste Attending trade events

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience as a FMCG product purchasing as the store buyer.
  • Must have their own reliable transport.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification will be advantageous.
  • Passionate about retail and FMCG products.
  • Extensive knowledge of the industry.
  • Proven track record of buying suitable products for the FMCG retail outlet.
  • Great negotiating skills with suppliers.
  • Highly recommended references/testimonials.
  • Flexible to work different shifts across trading and none trading hours

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