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

Job Description

Job ID: 7670

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Function: Buying

Workplace Type:
Division: Markham

Province: Western Cape

Location: Cape Town North

Suburb: Parow (Parow)

Position Description:


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 of 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.

To fit the brand, be Youthful, Confident, Current and Connected

Ideally have previous assistant buying/ in-store experience

Excellent level of computer literacy & systems knowledge

An excellent team player with good communication skills

Strong planning & administration skills and the ability to problem solve

Proactive and innovative forward thinker

Excellent understanding of the Markham Customer

Ability to manage time and workload with strong business acumen

Attention to detail with numerical, planning and analytical skills

The ability to drive your own career and development in a fast-paced environment

Mobile with regards to transport

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act. Please ensure that your Line Manager and HR are aware of your application.

About Company

Company: The Foschini Group –

Company Location:  Parow, Western Cape

About The Foschini Group -