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Buyer: Home Textiles (Bedding) - HomeChoice

HomeChoice is a leading omni-channel retailer, delighting our customers with an innovative range of curated products on personalized terms. Our aim is to provide multiple, convenient and easy retail shopping channels to guarantee that we meet all our customer expectations.  

Are you an experienced buyer looking for a new challenge and to further develop your skills & career in a great working environment? Are you highly-motivated with a genuine interest in textiles and a passion to select, source and put together commercially viable textile ranges that will consistently appeal to and grow our customer base and the value of their responses profitably?  Then look no further as we want you to join our merchandise team.  

Here’s what you can expect to be doing in the role:

  • Drive textile creatively and innovatively in product range
  • Achieve technical application of product
  • Achieve financial targets
  • Effectively utilize systems and processes
  • Display sound trader instinct
  • Display sound reasoning & influencing skills

Job requirements: 

A little about who you are:

  • A minimum of 3 years, buying experience in a retail and/or eCommerce environment
  • A proven solid track record in buying
  • Experience in foreign sourcing of product
  • Fashion-forward sensibility and ability to identify and capitalize on current trends
  • Proven negotiation skills and experience with supplier management
  • A clear understanding of the retail cycle and buying process
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of SA’s textile market, customers and competitors
  • Advanced level in MS Office package – with a specific focus on Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits:

  • Flexible benefits to structure your own package
  • Creative agile work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Café and lounge area
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of healthy meal options

Reference Number: 

HCH-1488

Company: 

Homechoice

City: 

Southern Suburbs (Cape)

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Retail