Job title: Regional Buyer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Building and Construction
Expertise: Supply Chain Management
Salary type: Monthly
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Job published: 2019-11-15
Job ID: 32504

Job Description

A well-known building retail group is currently seeking a Regional Buyer to be based in Airport Industria.



  • Matric/ Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification will be a strong recommendation
  • Min 5 yearsexperience in a similar position in a computerized retail environment
  • Experience and understanding of retail business principles
  • Babbage experience is essential
  • Excellent product knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Own transport and a valid drivers license



  • Ensure that all Procurement activity within the Region complies with the Group Procurement Strategy, as determined by Procurement Group, i.e. Approved suppliers and Product Segment Strategy
  • Liaise with Procurement Group Category Buyers on key issues relating to Strategic Suppliers Products
  • Negotiate regional deals, forward orders, KVIs and ELDP on behalf of the Region and in line with Procurement Group
  • Maintain and develop relationships with both National approved and Regional Suppliers
  • Facilitate the listing process of all Regional Suppliers
  • Assist Marketing with promotional and advertising activities for the region
  • Arrange product training with Suppliers for the region
  • Manage plans for excess stock in the Region as determined by the Operations Manager
  • Base price negotiation in the Region
  • Provide assistance and involvement with Marketing in all Merchandising initiatives in the Region.


Kindly note, should you not hear back from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.