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National Commodity Buyer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Centurion
SalaryR360k - R280k
Job TypePermanent
EducationB Com degree or similar
ExperienceA minimum of 4 - 6 years experience as a foods/groceries category buyer in the foods retail environment

Job Description

Our client is looking for a National Commodity Buyer to join their dynamic team. The successful applicant will be responsible for dealing with current listed suppliers, sourcing of new suppliers and negotiating with suppliers on price, range, product, delivery, content, labeling issues, promotions, advertising, rebates, listing fees, etc

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12

B Com degree or similar

Grocery retail experience

A minimum of 4 - 6 years experience as a foods/groceries category buyer in the foods retail environment

FMCG foods experience

Willing to work market/retail/flexible hours

Have strong planning, organisational & negotiating skills

Numeric Skills & a general understanding of basic financial management

Have proven problem solving techniques

Require minimum supervision

Have exceptional negotiation and communication skills

Be able to deliver according to strict deadlines

Must be able to work on different projects at the same time for different brands, locally and internationally

Teamwork is essential

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 724 7757. You can also contact Tracey on 021 555 0432 .

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Mass Staffing Projects offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Mass Staffing Projects.

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