Monday , May 20 2024

Cape Union Mart Vacancies – Mens Footwear Buyer

Website Cape Union Mart

Job Description:

An opportunity has just become available in our Buying Department for a resilient, innovative and resourceful Buyer who can add value to our Outdoor Footwear Team through the successful trending, sourcing and procurement of Mens Footwear merchandise for Cape Union Mart.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Range execution in alignment with the business objectives
  • Controlling sample stock
  • Attend tradeshows and conferences to stay abreast of industry standards
  • Negotiate and manage supplier contracts
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers
  • Overseeing the Product Quality and Fit
  • Range preparation, coordination and presentation
  • Effectively collaborating with the relevant stakeholders and departments
  • General buying administrative functions
  • Presenting range reviews

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to understand and interpret trends
  • The ability to adapt trends to our different target markets
  • Solid organizing, planning, & time management skills
  • A passion for keeping up to date with trends and a creative flair for fashion
  • Strong trader mentality
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Proven strategic thinking skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Able to build and maintain influential relationships at various levels and across business functions
  • Ability to make sound decisions together with effective problem-solving skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12 certificate and a relevant tertiary qualification is required
  • Experience working in a clothing retail environment is an important requirement
  • 5 years of retail merchandise buying experience of footwear is essential

Job Details:

Company: Cape Union Mart

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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