Bcom Graduate For Assistant Buyer Role

Bcom Graduate for Assistant Buyer roleA big distributor within liquor is looking for an assistant or trainee buyer for the following:Commercially sounds with excellent attention to detailAmbitious and needs the security of workPerformance incentives should excite youGood communicator and potential to build relationshipsAssertive but also social enough to fit into industryA candidate with leadership potential who can stand their ground - we want evidence of leadership roles during varsity or at schoolOnly SA to applyYou need to have a real interest in business and buyingDue to high volumes, if after 4 days you have not heard back, then you have not been shortlisted.Requirements:Good matric mathsBcom Degree with good marksGood negotiatorGood people personLive in C.T. currently Benefits after 3 monthsGood opportunity for growth within buying You must be criminally clear You need to be currently based in CT to qualify for considerationResponsibility:Looking for a assistant buyer that will handle the following for the next 6 – 18 months with a view to becoming a more experienced buyer for the company within 18 months.Placing Orders and replenishing branches for all but the top 10 SuppliersMeeting with suppliers as required and building strong sustainable relationshipsExpanding liquor and beverage category and product knowledgeEnsuring trading terms are in place at the targeted levelsExceeding margin targets with various suppliersEnsuring pricing and product costs are loaded correctly on the systemDoing promotional claimsManage Aging Stock – minimize write offsFollow up with receiving on all orders placedEnsuring stock levels remain at targeted holding levelsSourcing new products and suppliers for customersEnsuring rebates, etc are claimed/paid as per contractAssisting with weekly advertising and promotional campaignsThe person should also have the potential to expand into the following 12-24 months from now:•Day to day interactions with all suppliers•Placing orders and replenishing branches for all suppliers including top 10•Negotiating and presenting a competitive promotional campaign•Negotiate for margin growth•Create synergies as part of the senior leadership team•Develop buy in strategies by optimizing space vs returns to maximize profitsSalary: R - Job Reference #: Bcom Graduate for Assistant Buyer roleConsultant Name: Carol Ann Farrelly
Cape Town, WC, ZA