Senior Ladieswear Buyer (Ref: MESLB)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the FMCG, Retail and Wholesale sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Tuesday 2 October 2018
Job Description:

A leading Retail Company is seeking a Senior Ladieswear Buyer to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will be required to maximize sales and gross profit for the Company’s Ladieswear Department to satisfy their identified customer needs by sourcing the best merchandise at the best prices relative to the company’s strategic position 

Main job function

Preparation, understanding, interpreting and actioning (including departmental meetings, Merchandise meetings, trends and Post Mortems.)

Interpreting a range specific for our customer offering him/her great value merchandise

Sources best quality merchandise to meet these trends in line with the merchandise assortment plan and the taste of the target customers, within budget limitations

Prepares and presents representative merchandise assortment which reflects the total buy

Developing long term effective relationships with key suppliers

Teamwork with absolute clarity of vision and a culture of passion and service

Communication and attitude to service your customers who will in turn service our vision to our target customer

Ensuring a dynamic relationship with marketing resource to communicate your vision to our customer

Ensuring the smooth timeous execution of this process

Professionalism in every aspect as a representative of the Company to both internal & external customers


Relevant Tertiary Qualification


5 Years fashion retail buying experience preferably in a ladieswear department

Drivers Licence and own vehicle

Must be prepared to travel extensively

Sound negotiation and financial management skills

Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)

Must be able to apply creative judgement

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Melanie Els