Trainee Buyer – Smalls & Lingerie – Tygervalley

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Aug 11, 2023

Our team is looking for a confident, positive and resilient Trainee Buyer who is passionate about fashion and loves working in a team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assistance in the Smalls ’ Lingerie department, in accordance with company strategy.
Our ideal candidate must be self-motivated, positive, and passionate about performance and a resilient individual who can think laterally and who has strong analytical and proven numerical abilities

Main Purpose:

To create and maintain purchase order information, to manage deliveries, to ensure that stock arrives timeously and to manage sample compliance.


Matric/ post qualification

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

1 – 3 years buying exposure in the retail environment
Computer literate in Google suite
Function well under pressure
Work flexible hours – plan ’ manage own time
Attention to detail and ability to work accurately
Ability to resolve issues
Good communication skills – written ’ interpersonal
Team Player
Customer service oriented
Conversant with fashion trends

Key Responsibilities

Creating and capturing all orders as per Buyers approval
Ensuring that follow-ups are done on placed orders
Confirming SKU tickets, orders, and requisitions that are to be sent to suppliers
Ensure the distribution process of samples to marketing is adhered to
Updating sample catalogue on a regular basis
Timely distribution of reports to suppliers and proactively addressing issues
Managing good and bad sellers
Regularly filling and updating supporting documentation from other interrelated departments

Closing Date