Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Feb 12, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    HomeChoice International PLC (HIL) is an investment holding company incorporated in Malta and listed on the JSE Limited. Through its operating subsidiaries, HomeChoice and FinChoice, the group sells innovative homewares merchandise, personal electronics and loan products to the rapidly expanding middle-income market in southern Africa through mail order (cat...
    Read more about this company


    Senior Buyer - Homechoice (Southern Surburbs)

    What you will love doing in this role

    • Research, design, source & procure product in line with our brand DNA that meets customers' quality and value expectations: We constantly innovate.
    • Understand customer needs and build solutions to help our customers create the home they love.
    • Work closely with trend; design & product development teams to deliver on big ideas that align with our brand DNA and which customers will love: Collaboration is key.
    • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
    • Build a focused and effective supplier base, by sourcing new suppliers and maintaining beneficial relationships with suppliers.
    • Manage and develop supplier relationships, negotiate good prices, improve trading terms and manage suppliers according to strict SLA’s.
    • Collaborate with planners to deliver products that are in line with category strategies, which are compliant and cost-effective.
    • Ensure that the range is always balanced across key assortment factors.
    • Contribute to department reviews, apply learnings to category decision making.
    • Chase sales growth opportunities to ensure the success and profitability of the brand.
    • Have a real ‘trader’ mentality in order to offer support in managing the forecasting of sales and inventories.
    • Partner across categories to ensure delivery of cohesive ranges and execution of category strategies that are in line with range strategy, and financial objectives and which fall within milestone calendar timelines.
    • Liaise with the quality and vendor team: monitor department returns, support the customer service team on product queries and resolving any customer complaints in order to improve our customer’s experience.
    • Cross-collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure product execution online & across all collateral (and within all channels) is world-class; offering our customer an exceptional journey.
    • Propose products for key promotions based on analyses and being aware of customer needs that align with overall company strategy.


    What we will love about you

    • We love your entrepreneurial and innovative mindset
    • We love your ability to build long-lasting supplier (internal and external) relationships
    • We love your digital fluency and understanding of the online retail world and how this drives sales
    • We love that you put our customers as the heart of everything when you source and design products

    What you’ll need to do this role

    • Tertiary qualification: Degree/Diploma in relevant field i.e. Retail
    • 3-5 years of retail experience (e-commerce is preferable but not a requirement)
    • Competency in MS Office packages, particularly Excel

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to HomeChoice Holdings Limited on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at HomeChoice Holdings Limited Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail