Foschini Vacancies – Buyer Archive

Website The Foschini Group - TFG

Job Description:

An opportunity has become available in our buying team for a Buyer in our Archive area. If you’re passionate about Streetwear, product development and have sound buying experience then this is the position for you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate effectively.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with staff, suppliers (both nationally & internationally) and key functions in the business.
  • Procure and range build appropriate ranges aligned to the strategy with special attention to quick response and trading opportunities.
  • Successfully source and procure a range for Archive.
  • Think in terms of the “big picture” as well as consider specifics and detail.
  • Assess complex situations and implement workable solutions.
  • Work closely with the planner, through analysis of previous sales patterns, market trends and brand initiatives.
  • Formulate departmental strategies to maximize sales and then timeously source and secure stock to implement strategies.

Job Requirements:

  • Have experience as a buyer (3+ year essential)
  • A proven solid track record in buying
  • An interest in and knowledge of trends.
  • A working knowledge of the current computer software packages (knowledge of Excel, Word & E-mail would be preferable).
  • Excellent planning, organising and interpersonal skills
  • Be a team player
  • Have a high degree of decision making ability and be service orientated
  • Be assertive and communicate at all levels.
  • Have a strong business acumen and merchant thinking
  • Have a high degree of organisation and prioritization skills

Job Details:

Company: The Foschini Group – TFG

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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