Boxer Superstores, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pick and Pay, is a rapidly growing Supermarket discount chain operating in all provinces throughout South Africa. Owing to our growth we are looking for high energy, self-motivated and dynamic Buyers to join our fast paced Commercial team, based at our Durban Westville Head Office. We are looking for Buyers in various categories.
Duties & Responsibilities
The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:
What you’ll do
- Supplier trade meetings and negotiations, nationally and regionally
- Negotiate Trading term agreements and promotional grid including but not limited to cycle deals, promotion deals, special deals, price increases, etc.
- Responsible for Sales , Gross profit & Profitability within your category
- Stock management control -Stores and DC
- Promotions, Adverts, Campaigns, Themes, and Supplier Collaboration
- Administration, Reports and Master Data management
- Ranging, Store profiles, Planograms, Categorization and Product mix
- Collaborate with Demand Planning
- Plan the correct lines for adverts and make sure that the return of investment is met.
- Responsible for overseeing the range and appropriate formats as per the company’s generation roll outs.
Required Knowledge and Experience
We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.
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We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.
- A minimum of 5 years current buying experience, ideally in a central or national role within a retail/wholesale/FMCG environment
- Ability to analyse trends, price and market conditions
- Ability to predict promotional impact
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills (Scottwork course advantageous)
- Big picture thinker but with impeccable attention to detail and administration
- Experience in Strategic planning within categories is essential
- 3 year degree in Commerce/Marketing/Supply chain is advantageous
Mode of Application
How to apply: Interested and qualified? Boxer Superstores South Africa
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