Mr Price Jobs in Cape Town – Merchandise Manager

Website Mr Price Group

Job Description:

We’re looking for a full-time Merchandise Manager to head up one pillar of our buying team. You will be directly responsible for managing a team of 10 consisting of buyers and buyers assistants. If you’re looking for a fast-paced dynamic role where you’ll have the opportunity to roll out new processes and increase efficiencies then this may be the role for you.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Head of Merchandising you will be looking after an experienced e-commerce buying team and be directly responsible for the processes and targets of a fast-paced expanding business.
  • You will have the opportunity to ‘lead the team’ and impart your experience to enhance our buying processes and drive strong category growth. Physical store expansion will be a key process where important range decisions will need to be made to support the business strategy.
  • The management and improvement of key supplier relationships and overall business conformance will be key in making sure we can get the best out of the sourcing opportunities and maximise margin gains.

Job Requirements:

  • You have 7-10 years of experience in buying or supplier management
  • 3-5 years management experience within a fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record in leading multifaceted teams
  • Supplier management experience
  • Advantageous: Experience in implementing sourcing strategies, including supplier performance and relationship management and total cost management and execution
  • Qualifications:
    • Relevant degree or diploma
    • Advantageous: If you happen to have a tertiary qualification in Retail Business Management, Consumer Science or Fashion -, Textile -, or Interior Design
  • Technical skills:
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Research and analytical skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail
  • Personal skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written skills (English)
    • An ability to manage your own time and deliverables

Job Details:

Company: Mr Price Group

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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