Reference: 5349 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Range development and assortment building
  • Product development and design
  • Product sourcing and supplier management
  • Drive sales and relationship with key retailers
  • Work with marketing team to ensure effective and relevant brand/product/category exposure
  • Have a full understanding of market trends both locally and internationally
  • Demand planning and order management
  • Manages all aspects of department’s profitability –
  • Achieve turnover target,
  • Achieve gross profit margins,
  • Achieve budgeted stockturn.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant University Degree or Tertiary Qualification – BCom / BBusSc
  • 3+ years of buyer knowledge and experience in purchasing technical outdoor and sports products,
  • Proven success in negotiating good gross margins and terms,
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Vendors, Customers and Management,
  • Forerunner for spotting trends, with style consciousness for our industry,
  • Strong oral and written communication skills,
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office (esp. Advance level of Excel) and proven ability to create and maintain complex analysis reports in spreadsheets,
  • Must have organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multi-task,
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as, attention to detail a must,
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Passion for activities such as multi-day hiking, cycling, running, camping and the outdoors.

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