Mar 23, 2021

Buying Executive

  • MH Solutions
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Executive

Job Description

Reference Number CT001599/MH

Job Summary
⢠Bachelorâs degree required (Preferable post-graduate degree in business)
⢠8+ yearsâ experience in a high-performance environment
⢠4+ years managerial experience


You will be responsible for managing a team of category buyers

Develop a comprehensive strategy/plan to drive growth across the departments in brands, suppliers, and new product selection

Manage the execution against this plan and ensure teams prioritise strategic objectives

Manage team against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, rebates, listings availability, stock cover etc.)

P&L management

Develop range, forecast, and stock management methodology to drive efficiencies within supply chain whilst maintaining and growing product selection

Build & foster new and current supplier relationships, improve service level agreements, and manage the team to deliver on stronger negotiations

Identify and execute on performance/business growth initiatives

Motivate and professionally develop your team, while ensuring appropriate succession planning

Manage site-merchandising and work with the marketing team to develop promotional strategies for the division


Bachelor’s degree required (Preferable post-graduate degree in business)

8+ years’ experience in a high-performance environment

4+ years managerial experience

Experience in building, managing, and developing teams

Strong competency in analytical tools

Smart, analytical thinker

Energetic, dynamic individual - can-do attitude, self-motivated

Results oriented - Proven track record of delivering exceptional results

If you are a match for this position, please REPLY with your CV (updated & detailed) and your current CTC salary per month to email
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not hear back from us within 7 days please consider your application for this particular position unsuccessful.

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