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Buyer - Fashion

Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Benefits:Medical Aid, Provident Fund
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Reference:#Fashion Buyer

A popular retailer is in need of a trendy fashion forward buyer with strong product experience in fashion. We are searching for someone to build a career with a brand that says fashion!

Key performance areas
  • Sourcing national and international, importing, supplying, and liaising with planning, design and merchandise teams.
  • International travel to source upcoming trends.
  • Costing of merchandise.
  • Process all purchase orders, including coding and communicating the information to suppliers
  • Work with suppliers and buyers to support negotiation of PO terms including cost
  • Update PO system for retail changes, cost changes and extension dates
  • Maintain, manage and update OTB (open-to-buy/recap sheets) daily, weekly and monthly
  • Communicate with distribution department on problems related to shipping aspects
  • Analyse reports and make recommendation for merchandise re-orders
  • Review all reports to update merchandise department
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding stock
Key requirements:
  • Grade 12/matric is a must have
  • Bachelor's degree in consumer science, fashion, commerce or clothing management (related)
  • Three years’ experience in a fully-fledged buying role
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite and relevant industry applications
  • Three to five years' retail clothing industry experience
  • Good analytical skills, good organisational and planning skills with strong attention to detail

Posted on 04 Mar 09:52

See also: Buyer