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Merchandise Assistant - 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 organized administrator with exceptional attention to detail who enjoys communicating with various stakeholders whilst making sure you drive and manage various processes from beginning to end, support the planner in fulfilling orders whilst assisting the buyer with day-to-day administrative duties and enjoys working under pressure on your own as well as within a team.  If we just described you then this is the role for you as we want you to join our dynamic merchandise team.   

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

  • Create order codes, SKU/Items and price lists within our systems
  • Responsible for PIM checks and ensuring all materials are linked correctly
  • Ensure all correct gifts and discounts are linked to the offer as per the brief and/or as per instructed by the planner
  • Ensure accurate preparation for presentations / internal meetings / PowerPoint presentations / stickers and boards for concepts and map sheets for the buyers
  • Assist the quality manager with tasks such as measuring and packing of items when required
  • Ensure that all DHL invoices are signed by the buyer and returned to the finance department
  • Ensure proforma invoices from overseas suppliers are printed out and taken to buyer for sign off
  • Assist the buyer with the monthly review preparation and conceptual by photocopying, scanning and/or writing of information to ensure timeous reporting
  • Ensure that the map sheets are updated timeously and correctly, according to the buyer, to create a solid and accurate point of reference
  • Monitor that web pictures, sell messages and product info accurately reflected
  • File all administrative documents accurately and timeously to ensure that documents are easily accessed
  • Responsible for sample mangaement and tracking
  • Keep style cards up to date
  • Supplier liaison - liaise with local vendors and brands into stock availability and delivery
  • Oversee supplier purchase orders - order creation and follow-up until order is delivered on time
  • Fulfillment - responsible to report on fulfilled and to ensure updates, actions and communications is managed accordingly 
  • Ensure stock updates, communication, captures, invoicing and other 
  • Maintain accuracy of briefs and prepare briefs for smaller campaigns in conjunction with planner
  • Assist with any other ad hoc duties as and when requested

Job requirements: 

A little about who you are:

  • Grade 12 (Matric)
  • Relevant tertiary qualification would be advantageous
  • At least 2 years experience as a buyer’s assistant within a retail environment 
  • Needs to be admin driven and have system experience
  • Must be computer literate (MS Excel, MS Word & MS 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-1490

Company: 

Homechoice

City: 

Southern Suburbs (Cape)

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Retail