Buyers Assistant at Shoprite

  • Purchasing Jobs In South Africa ,Procurement Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Grade 12
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

The Shoprite Group of Companies South Africa is looking for a passionate Assistant Buyer to support our purchasing department with the selection and procurement of products.

The Assistant Buyer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive vendor relations, preparing retail and pricing strategies, placing and tracking purchase orders, managing inventory and keeping track of market trends.

To be successful as an Assistant Buyer, you should be confident, highly organized and an excellent communicator. An outstanding Assistant Buyer has an analytical mind and excellent negotiating skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

  • Assisting the buyer with the selection of the right product mix.
  • Writing, placing and tracking purchase orders.
  • Ensuring products are purchased at the right time, to specification and at a good price.
  • Negotiating with vendors and building positive, long-term relationships.
  • Researching new suppliers and making recommendations to the buyer.
  • Preparing competitive retail and pricing strategies.
  • Planning, monitoring and maintaining suitable inventory levels.
  • Preparing budgets and forecasting purchasing trends.
  • Compiling reports on product performance and statistics.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience

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Qualifications  

  • Grade 12
  • Tertiary qualification in Office Management or similar – advantageous

Experience 

  • Office administration or data capturing
  • Customer service
  • Previous experience as a Buyers Assistant – advantageous
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of Buying systems
  • Google Suite and/or related systems
  • Verbal and written Communication Skills
  • Administrative Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Typing skills
  • Attention to detail

Mode of Application

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How to apply: The Shoprite Group of Companies South Africa

Pre-Employment Assessments:

All applicants who meet the above criteria will be required to undergo job related assessments to establish suitability for placement, this includes a verification of qualifications.

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