Zando Assistant Buyer - Footwear Jobs in South Africa

Zando Assistant Buyer - Footwear Jobs in South Africa

Position at Zando

Zando was founded by Rocket Internet AG in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando forms part of the Jumia Group, Africa’s leading digital player with a presenece in 14 countries spanning across 6 African Regions.

Our passion for customer experience, knowledge in eCommerce as well as our drive to innovate are the basis for our success that we share with investors such as MTN, Milicom, Goldman Sachs and Orange.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our Purchasing Department in the capacity of Assistant Buyer for our Branded Footwear category.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about fashion and product to join the exciting world of eCommerce.

Key Performance Areas and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Buyer in building product range.
  • Assist in facilitating and conducting the pre-season order selection process.
  • Ensuring orders are placed and effectively manage the purchase order process.
  • Manage replenishment orders, as requested by Planner.
  • Requests discount approvals, when required.
  • Assist in selecting the correct suppliers for the appropriate product category and managing these supplier relations.
  • Assist in ensuring the marketing process is driven by supplying the correct information and product for promotions.

    Essential Skills, Behavior and Knowledge
  • Advanced level in MS Office package – with a specific focus on Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A good understanding of the South African consumer market.
  • A passion for fashion and creative ability for new innovations.
  • Ability to assist in manage stockholding.
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints.
  • Ability to think strategically and commercially.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Ability to live the Zando values:
  • Delivers customer satisfaction;
  • Leads completely;
  • Embraces and drives change;
  • Goes the extra mile;
  • Is adventurous, open-minded and creative;
  • Creates fun and a positive team spirit.
  • Ability to live the Zando values:
  • Delivering customer satisfaction;
  • Leading completely;
  • Going the extra mile;
  • Being adventurous, open-minded and creative;
  • Creating a fun positive team spirit;
  • Embracing and driving change.

    Education and Experience:
  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate - high school qualification).
  • Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience in assisting a Buyer within a retail environment
  • Branded footwear experience highly advantageous.
  • A valid Green South African ID required.
  • This position is in line with our company employment equity plan.
  • Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Zando Assistant Buyer - Footwear Jobs in South Africa

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