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Trainee Buyer - Botswana - Botswana

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12691
Job Location Botswana
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Trainee Buyer - Botswana
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Mornings Only
Monthly Salary 20 000 - 25 000 M

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience
Residence Location Botswana
Gender Not Specified
Degree BCOM

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our client, a leading African FMCG, is looking for a Trainee Buyer to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop within the company and become a valued member of the procurement team. Reporting to the Buyer, you will be responsible for the procurement of materials and providing purchasing support to the rest of the team.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

* Assisting the buyer with the selection of the right product mix.
* Writing, placing and tracking purchase orders.
* Ensuring products are purchased at the right time, to specification and at a good price.
* Negotiating with vendors and building positive, long-term relationships.
* Researching new suppliers and making recommendations to the buyer.
* Preparing competitive retail and pricing strategies.
* Planning, monitoring and maintaining suitable inventory levels.
* Preparing budgets and forecasting purchasing trends.
* Compiling reports on product performance and statistics.

Key Skills
* Degree in business, economics, marketing or related field preferred.
* Previous experience in the merchandising or retail industry is a plus.
* Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
* Strong analytical and organizational skills.
* Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure.

  • Job Role: Trainee Buyer - Botswana
  • Industry: Procurement
  • Salary: 20 000 - 25 000 M

Required Skills

Years of Experience
* BCOM Degree is a must

Additional Requirements

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