Buying and Sourcing Controller Job at The Foschini Group – in Parow, Western Cape
Position Type: Full-Time
Job Function: Buying
Province: Western Cape
Location: Cape Town North
Suburb: Parow (Parow)
Bring your love of fashion, your creativity and your passion to create meaningful fashionable experiences for our customers. Bring your vibrancy that influences your energy that radiates and your desire to stay connected to womanhood. You are confident. You are fashionable. You are youthful. You are a creator. And at Foschini, we are too. So join our top-to-toe fashion and beauty community, and become a creator at Foschini.
You will be responsible for, amongst other duties:
Administratively supporting all aspects of the buying process.
Ensuring timeous placement of orders onto the purchasing system.
Completing of all order administration and timeous order follow-up with both local and offshore suppliers.
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 both local and offshore suppliers.
All preparation for Buyers Presentations and Range Builds
Ensuring accuracy and efficiency under time and workload pressures.
Working within a team
General office administration and ad hoc duties as required by the department.
We are looking for someone who:
Matric essential and a tertiary qualification advantageous.
Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and able to build and maintain working relationships
Has good organising, co-ordinating and administration skills
Has high attention to detail
Has the ability to multitask and to be flexible
Show initiative and be pro-active
Has high energy levels and enthusiasm
Must possess a positive attitude and be self-motivated
Excel in a pressurised environment
Has a working knowledge of Ms Word and Excel (ODBMS would be advantageous)
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.
Company: The Foschini Group –
Company Location: Parow, Western Cape