Clothing Buyer at Pick n Pay

  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Deliver profitable & sustainable departmental growth by buying a balanced product range that meets and exceeds customer expectations within the agreed KPIs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct post season analysis as input into operating plan
  • Develop product mix plan at department level taking into account, customer needs, trend direction, competitive analysis, growth/exit of product categories, determining product objectives Identify range structure, pier tiering and key price points
  • Conduct weekly and monthly performance analysis and develop detailed action plan to ensure departmental KPIs are met and exceeded
  • Identify opportunities within the season to maximize profit and grow market share
  • Manage Open to Buy (OTB) effectively to maximize sales and minimize markdown
  • Ensure all confirmed styles are loaded into SAP timorously
  • Manage critical path to deliver on time launches
  • Achieve/exceed margin through effective supplier negotiations and conduct open book costing and comparative costing (determine styles appropriate for cross costing, submit product specifications to selected suppliers, receive and evaluate quotes)

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree |Relevant Diploma ie Design, Clothing Management Retail Management.
  • Min of 3 Years Retail Buying experience
  • Must be computer literate – Microsoft suite
  • SAP knowledge




  • Strong and effective decision making and negotiation skills
  • Numerical, analytical and interpretive ability
  • Assertive and able to communicate effectively
  • High attention to detail Innovative and have a creative flair
  • Merchant mindset
  • Commercial and financial acumen

Mode of Application



How to apply: Pick n Pay Group Careers, Learnerships and Traineeship Programmes

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