Buyer, Shoprite

Requisition Details
Job Title Buyer – Angola
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Town / City Angola Regions
Location – Province Nationwide
Location – Country Angola
Reporting To Regional Manager
Job advert Details
Job Category Retail
Purpose To negotiate trading terms and identify and ensure promotions.All applicants must be Angolan citizens or possess card residence.
Qualifications • 3 year Business degree or any other relevant qualification.
Experience •3 years retail buying experience or
•3 years working experience within a pharmaceutical or health industry
Knowledge • Pharmaceutical knowledge
• Financial indicators
Skills •Communication skills (Must be fluent in Portuguese and English)
•Negotiation skills
•Computer literacy
•Numeric reasoning
•Project management skills
Job objectives • Analysing sales of different products to ensure optimal ranging
•Determine trends related to changes in market/shortcomings
•Liaise with suppliers
•Negotiate trading terms to ensure maximum revenue and maintain a set GP
•Manage supplier relationship
•Ensure availability of stock
•Monitor stock movement – correct stock received on time at the right place
•Control short dated products
•Manage stock write-offs
•Project manage the promotions drives in the group
•Align with Marketing to ensure synergy
•Set and maintain pricing
•Handle branch queries related to pricing
•Track effectiveness of each promotion and react accordingly
•Advise on ranging
•Product selection
•Introduce Home Brands where needed
Competencies Essential
•Deciding and initiating action
•Leading and supervising
•Adhering to principles and values
•Relating and networking
•Persuading and influencing
•Planning and organising
•Coping with pressures and setbacks
•Achieving personal work goals and objectives

•Working with people
•Presenting and communicating information
•Writing and reporting
•Applying professional and technical expertise
•Creating and innovating
•Formulating strategies and concepts
•Adapting and responding to change
•Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking



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