Takealot Careers Near me – Designate Buyer

Website Takealot

Job Description:

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Designate Buyer to join our team in Cape Town.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Source and prioritize new brands and suppliers according to this growth plan and in line with market trends and consumer demand
  • Plan to develop and drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers and new product listings
  • Execute on the department strategy/ tactical plan with the direction of the department manager & Division Manager
  • Manage the approved promotional programme, source great product and manage site merchandising for the department
  • Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, listings availability, stock cover etc.)
  • Manage stock and availability (including replenishment orders, stock cover)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Science or Commerce degree preferable)
  • Retail buying/e-commerce experience preferable but not an absolute requirement
  • 2 years related Retail / Commerce experience
  • Existing industry networks a significant plus
  • Strong knowledge of Electronic Buying
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proven track record of negotiation skills and strong relationship management

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Retail

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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