We are looking for a competent Retail buyer to select and purchase lines of products on behalf of our company. The role is very important since our business activities cannot begin without the necessary stock.
The quality and variety of products on our shelves are essential for our success. Therefore, the ideal candidate must be a responsible individual with great attention to detail.
As a retail buyer, you will also need to negotiate with suppliers to secure competitive prices.
The goal is to ensure that the business will always have adequate stock that meets its requirements. That way we can deliver value to our customers through high-quality products and facilitate sustainable growth.
Negotiate terms of agreements to achieve the best deal for our company
Ensure the timely delivery of products and compliance with the contracts of purchase
Monitor stock levels and make plans for buying within budget
Identify customer preferences and forecast consumer trends
Forge and maintain trust relationships with suppliers to promote fair dealing
Up to speed with purchasing best practices
Familiarity with market research, data analysis and forecasting techniques
Proven experience as a retail buyer or relevant role
Demonstrable aptitude in effective negotiating
Outstanding communication abilities