Retailer Buyer – Retail Company
Job Salary: 15000 base plus commission.
Our client dealing in retail trade (jewelry, African art, crafts, precious and semi-precious stones) with scope of operation at the local and international levels is recruiting for a competent Retailer Buyer.
Identify external material needs of the organization, find services providers who can supply goods, negotiate for prices and arrange for the purchase and delivery of the goods.
· Evaluate supplier options according to prices, quality etc. and determine the best choices.
· Discover and purchase new products and check the quality and popularity of those already on the shelves.
· Negotiate terms of agreements to achieve the best deal for the company.
· Ensure the timely delivery of products and compliance with the contracts of purchase.
· Monitor stock levels.
· Reacting to changes in demand and logistics.
· Meeting suppliers and negotiating terms of contract.
· Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products.
· Create reports on sales, budgets and customer satisfaction and adjust your strategies accordingly.
· Forge and maintain trust relationships with suppliers to promote fair dealing.
· Any other duties as maybe assigned.
Key Skills and Competencies:
· At least diploma in Stores Management / Purchasing and Supplies Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
· At least 2 years’ proven experience as a retail buyer or relevant role.
· Outstanding communication abilities.
· Excellent organizational skills.
· Demonstrable aptitude in effective negotiating.
· Up to speed with purchasing best practices.
· Familiarity with market research, data analysis and forecasting techniques.
· Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of purchasing software is an advantage.
Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 19th May 2017
Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.