Category Buyer

Website Pick n Pay

Job Description:

Understand negotiating position, key drivers, and desired outcomes; develop and present factual, rational, and compelling arguments to build support and gain commitment from other parties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and recommend business strategies that target category-specific growth Identify and recommend process improvements that target performance, quality, work efficiency / cost reduction
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of assigned category, industry, and market; use knowledge of industry practices, business trends, distribution methods, and the competitive environment to develop buying plans
  • Implement and execute tactical buying plans, ensuring alignment with category-specific growth strategies, as well as Pick n Pay’s overall business strategy
  • Integrate with Store Operations and Store teams to drive the implementation of the category plan

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive commercial knowledge
  • SAP knowledge is an added advantage
  • Proven and consistent success on financial KPI’s
  • Preferably relevant university Degree
  • In-depth knowledge of store operations combined with category knowledge and in store execution
  • 3+ years retail Buying and Category Management experience essential

Job Details:

Company: Pick n Pay

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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