Tuesday , February 7 2023

Sportscene Jobs Available in Cape Town – Buying Manager

Website Sportscene

Job Description:

This position requires a high-energy, self-motivated individual with strong people management skills and the ability to develop and manage key strategic own brand partnerships. The successful applicant must be comfortable with working in a fast paced environment and be results-driven.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure reliable source of supply through sound process and effective supplier relationships
  • Ensure successful execution of product / range strategy in store and online in collaboration with suppliers, brands, store operations, planning, marketing and logistics teams
  • Ensure that assigned team is effectively resourced, directed, motivated and developed to enable team members to reach their full potential
  • Drive and develop the performance of the team with a view to optimise delivery and achievement of objectives whilst effectively managing performance issues or concerns

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to persuade and influence both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining strategic supplier relationships
  • Proven track record and ability to drive a merchandise strategy by demonstrating innovative and creative thinking
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deliver to aggressive deadlines, incl. problem solving
  • Proven leadership and People management ability

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 – 3 years working experience at a management level, incl. people / team management.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant buying / merchandise experience is essential
  • A relevant tertiary qualification

Job Details:

Company: Sportscene

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Buying

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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