Thursday , February 22 2024

Take a Lot Careers – Department Manager

Website Takealot

Job Description:

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Source and prioritize new brands and suppliers according to this growth plan and in line with market trends and consumer demand
  • Manage stock and availability (including replenishment orders, stock cover)
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy/plan to drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers and new product listings
  • Supporting performance improvement initiatives for the Retail team as a whole
  • Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, listings availability, stock cover etc.)
  • Develop a promotional program, source great deals and manage site merchandising for the department
  • Manage and develop supplier relationships, negotiate good prices, improve trading terms and manage suppliers according to strict SLAs
  • Support the operations team in delivering a world-class customer experience – monitor department returns, support the customer service team on product queries and resolving any customer complaints

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to build lasting supplier relationships and manage according to SLAs (existing industry networks a significant plus)
  • Strong willingness to learn
  • Entrepreneurial/commercial mindset Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated Ability to manage self and an assistant according to clear prioritization and structured planning
  • Strong analytical ability, uses data to inform decisions, identify the root cause and resolve problems
  • Understanding of the key business drivers within online retail
  • Proven track record of negotiation and stakeholder management

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Science/B. Com/BSc)
  • 3-5 years retail experience preferably e-commerce

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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