Tuesday , February 7 2023

Mr Price Packer Jobs 2022 – Buyer

Website Mr Price Group

Job Description:

To maximize sales and net profit for the department by sourcing and constructing an appealing product assortment; of distinctive value, at the best price, aligned to the company’s strategic objectives which delights the customer’s in store experience. Ensure accurate product life cycle management throughout the merchant cycle. Constantly manage a multi season view (current, previous and future).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compile a product assortment according using a technical and strategic approach of assorting products that drive future trends while meeting required historical analysis for our customer in line with approved seasonal strategy.
  • Analyse the current season’s trade to ensure that it is executed according to plan in order to achieve strategic targets and budget, while optimizing current opportunities in trade and managing stock levels.
  • Analyse the accuracy of previous strategic plans and current trade, to draw lessons and then apply the lessons going forward to next seasonal strategy in order to effectively engage in pre-season preparation.
  • Development of seasonal strategy that ties into the annual strategy for Sheet Street for each department that drives market share, based on post mortem analysis, trend input and market analysis, at a department and brand level in order to make product calls, define the sub-categories, build categories and identify the pricing in line with targeted KPI’s in collaboration with planner.

Job Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint And Excel).
  • Mathematics Skills.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Knowledge of Homeware products, textile and softs, Commercial acumen, Quality Standards &Fabrications.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Business understanding of the Management of Merchant Cycle, Systems (Redworld, Redworld MIS, Redworld Ordering and Assortment Planning, RedInfo, E-focus).

Qualification & Experience:

  • University Degree: Bachelor of Commerce Degree/ textile degree / interior design or related.
  • 3+ Years Retail buying experience / Retail Experience.
  • Manufacturing experience (advantageous).

Job Details:

Company: Mr Price Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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