Jnr Buyer/Assistant to buyer

  • Kontak Recruitment
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Apr 11, 2017
Permanent Purchasing / Procurement

Job Description

Jnr Buyer/ Assistant to buyer


R9000 – R12000 per month

Strong retail math skills will be required

Experience min 2 years as Assistant to buyer or similarly related role

Microsoft Office proficiency required

Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

Strong oral and written English language communication skills

Solid organizational skills

Flexibility and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments

The Buyer’s Assistant is specifically responsible for assisting the buying manager in the day to day running of the department, with the core areas of responsibility as follows:


Support Buyer on all day to day functions

Ensure all samples are received in the correct format and communicate any changes to the vendor

Ensure that all product samples are displayed and correctly labelled at all times within the sample area

Manage all e-mail correspondence effectively and efficiently, escalating concerns where necessary to the Group Buyer

Confirm orders with vendors, follow up on issues and advise buyer of any potential problems on orders

Work closely with International suppliers

PO creation and maintenance

Manage Inventory Weekly

Create and manage listings for products – ensure full information on product received, and writing up on product descriptions



Job Level


Salary Range

R10 000 - R15 000 per month