Buyers Assistant Job at The Foschini Group – Parow, Western Cape

Job ID: 15484

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Function: Buying

Workplace Type: Head Office

Division: TFG Sports Division

Province: Western Cape

Location: Cape Town North

Suburb: Parow (Parow)

Position Description:
Totalsports remains positioned as the premier sporting goods destination in South Africa. As strategic partners with leading global brands Nike, Adidas, Asics, and Puma; Totalsports delights athletes and sports enthusiasts with the latest offering from sports brands. With a key sport strategy focusing on running, football, and fitness, Totalsports offers customers a broad product assortment incorporating footwear; apparel; equipment, and technology thereby cementing market leadership.

In Totalsports we believe that sport changes lives. If you believe this too, then we have the perfect position for you. An opportunity has become available in our buying team for a Buyers Assistant.

As a Buyer’s Assistant, your responsibilities will include:
Administratively supporting all aspects of the buying process.

Ensuring timeous placement of orders onto the purchasing system.

Maintaining a control system for the sample room.

Compiling, balancing, and updating spreadsheets and reports.

Maintaining quality assurance control and audit of samples.

Building constructive and mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers.

All preparations prior to presentations

General office administration and ad hoc duties as required by the department

Have a minimum of a Matric Qualification

Have a working knowledge of MS Word and Excel (ODBMS would be advantageous)

Previous experience as a Buyer’s Assistant is required

Competencies and behaviours for success:
Be highly organised, numerate, and have exceptional coordination ability

Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build and maintain working relationships incl. being helpful and assisting where necessary in the department.

Show initiative, be proactive, enthusiastic, and self-motivated

Have high energy levels

Have the ability to multi-task and be flexible

Excel in a pressurised environment

Have a problem-solving approach to work

Able to work with a large workload and remain efficient

Must be able to work with a team

Must possess a positive attitude

Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

About the Company

Company: The Foschini Group –

Company Location:  Parow, Western Cape

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