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BUYING MANAGER – REPLENISHMENT

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To contribute to the development of the procurement process in line with World Class Best Practices, ensuring optimized profitability by providing a range of commodities that is the most wanted to the Africa consumer market

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Design and manage the purchasing strategy to enhance quality delivery and cost targets
 Effectively communicate with and assist the supply chain
 Resolution and corrective action with regards to technical product make-up
 Assessment of Supplier development needs and implementation of effective solutions
 Evaluate supplier performance
 Identify cost reduction alternatives and suggest improvements
 Negotiation and administration of procurement contracts
 Driving efficiency of budgeting, targeting and reporting
 Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
 Analyse market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future product availability.
 Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing products effectively
 Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
 Buying and co-ordination of core volume programs

Job Requirements: 

 Relevant Degree or Diploma in Purchasing Management or Clothing
 5 years Management experience
 Extensive retail knowledge and experience
 In addition to Buying trips, willingness to travel extensively to and within Africa
 Competencies required: Financial management skills; PC literacy; Presentation skills; Negotiation and Influencing skills; Facilitation skills, In-depth understanding of the buying process; Understanding of the critical path of planning; Supply chain processes; Market understanding; Product knowledge, Leadership skills, Decision making abilities and Sound business acumen

Job Type: 

Permanent

Company Name: 

Private

Company Location: 

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