Buyer (Private Label and Imports)
Shoprite Group - Brackenfell, Cape Town, Western Cape
Purpose of the Job
The purpose of the Buyer role is to execute the buying strategy of the Shoprite Group through the planning, selection and procurement of a range of products within a private label and imports category that results in the achievement of profitability goals and targets. The Buyer executes all aspects of the buying process for a product category, creating a compelling assortment that meets financial targets and supports brand objectives. The role further ensures sales growth and increase in gross margins by considering market trends and customer demand in terms of price, quality and availability when making purchasing decisions. The Buyer works collaboratively with suppliers, category, marketing and store operations teams to execute the buying strategy, ensuring a consistent customer experience and aligned execution of pricing, promotions, ranging, display and layout.