Pick n Pay Zambia Ltd
Pick n Pay Zambia Ltd
Posted Job
3 months ago

Buyer

Job Description

The Pick n Pay Group is one of Africa’s largest and most consistently successful retailers of food, clothing and general merchandise. Over the past five decades Pick n Pay has built a truly sustainable business, the growth and success attributed to a fundamental and unwavering belief in consumer sovereignty.

Pick n Pay Zambia is looking for dynamic and ambitious employee to fill the vacancy of Perishable Buyer.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated results oriented and self-directed individual with excellent analytical skills. If this is you, then partner with us and create a value driven environment centered around the customer.

Role Overview:

Design and implement merchandise buying plans according to market and consumer trends, ensure optimal product and merchandise ranges, stock levels and sources of supply.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop merchandise buying strategies in alignment with merchandise and category strategies, sales targets, profits and/or profit margins
  • Develop guidelines for supplier interaction and relationship building
  • Develop performance metrics for suppliers in terms of timely delivery, accuracy of order fulfilment, sales performance of supplier’s products, product quality and/or promotional support
  • Lead review with suppliers in terms of category and product mix, sales targets, performance metrics, supplier’s categories, product and promotional plans
  • Set strategies to improve contribution of different product lines
  • Establish merchandise quality standards with suppliers according to legal and customer requirements

Critical requirements for the role:

  • Business or Supply chain associated qualification
  • Retail buying experience including HMR and Fresh Categories
  • 2 or more years work experience in a similar role
  • Exposure to customer centric environments
  • Hands on knowledge of commercial reporting (Full Microsoft Package with Excel and BI)
  • Consummate professional with credible reputation
  • Great people skills with all round Stakeholder Management experience

Method of Application

To apply, please submit a detailed CV/Resume and a 1-page cover letter as to why you should be considered to the following email address:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Email applications to
ZambiaRecruitment@pnp.co.za
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Pick n Pay Zambia Ltd
Lusaka
Supermarket
Pick n Pay is a family supermarket that focuses on all you need for your home, from fresh produce and kitchen cupboard basics through to beauty products and batteries. This supermarket is well-stocked with a wide variety of quality products, and a friendly team ready to assist with your shopping needs. Pick n Pay offers an easy and convenient shopping experience.