Shoprite Vacancy: Buyers Assistant

Shoprite in the medirite Divisional Office is looking for buyers assistants, The primary responsibility of this position will be to support Buyers with administrative tasks and to serve as a liaison between customer service and buyers. This vacancy is available in South Africa, the western cape, cape town. Interested and qualifying individuals should submit their application online and before the deadline

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Job Details

Reference Number SHO220527-3
Job Title Buyers Assistant – Medirite
Job Type Permanent

Requirements

Qualifications Essential

  • A senior Certificate is the minimum educational requirement (or equivalent). No working experience is required for this position. Applicant should at least have experience in Office administration or data capturing experience. Candidates should have administrative skills, have to be excellent at paying attention to details, have effective communication skills, Good telephone etiquette, Ability to work under pressure, and Proficiency with MS Office 365 with well-developed excel skills to prepare detailed spreadsheets using formulas

Desirable

  • Being exposed to a purchasing environment
  • SAP Buying / Retail exposure
  • Positill system knowledge

Key performance areas: 

Organize items that are out of stock.
Respond to client questions.
Maintain a list of overdue accounts and handle them.
Administration and record-keeping

Overviewing of Products

Job Category Retail

Job Purposes Assist the buyer with out-of-stock items from vendors.
Check for short-ordered and overstocked items and notify suppliers.
Respond to the Receiving department’s questions.
Respond to client inquiries.
Follow up on unpaid invoices from vendors.
Meeting minutes should be kept.
Assist the Buyer in maintaining the appropriate documentation.
Ensure that proper filing is done.
Update the approved product list with the latest information.
Keep an eye on the rate of sales and pricing at different locations.

When it comes to recruiting both inside and externally, we are committed to Employment Equity.
Wherever possible, the organization prefers to promote from within. As a result, please be advised that internal candidates will be considered first, followed by external candidates, if this is consistent with our Employment Equity goals.
Shoprite is a non-discriminatory employer. We make every effort to send feedback to all candidates; however, if you have not heard from us within 30 days, consider your application unsuccessful.

The Shoprite Group is South Africa’s largest private-sector employer and a major employer in Africa. Our employees, we feel, are critical to our success. We put a strong emphasis on acquiring, developing, and retaining a loyal and devoted staff that is committed to the Group’s culture and goals.

We take pride in being a forward-thinking, job-creating company with a strong hire-to-retire model, and we work hard to attract, retain, and reward our people at Shoprite. The Collection employs over 149 000 people across Africa, and our workforce is made up of a diverse group of individuals.
We believe in the importance of lifelong learning and enabling people to attain their full potential, which is why we invest in training and upskilling opportunities for our staff through e-learning and other means.

The Shoprite Group is South Africa’s largest private-sector employer and a major employer in Africa. Our almost 149 000 employees play a critical role in our performance.

We put a strong emphasis on acquiring, developing, and retaining a loyal and devoted staff that is committed to the Group’s culture and goals.

We think that a strong workplace is built on the foundations of teamwork, professional development, internal promotion, and job security.

How To Apply

Apply on Company Site

Closing Date 2022/07/25

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