mrphome is recruiting a high potential candidate who is keen on developing and pursuing a career in Retail Merchandise Buying.
This is a junior role, where you will provide daily assistance and support to the Buyer who is responsible for building a balanced assortment of merchandise which appeals to our customer and ensures maximum profit is achieved for your dept.
Your key responsibilities would include:
To develop your understanding of the retail buying process you would be responsible for administrative aspects within your department. This would include:
- Order capturing
- Sample management
- Merchandise magazine input
- Executing these key tasks within your Buying team will help enable the merchant processes and ensure adherence to important timelines
- Regular correspondence with suppliers around samples and strike offs
- Maintain a neat showroom and generally assisting where you can within your department
- Grade 12
- Relevant degree or diploma (Interior/Fashion Design, Retail Business Management, Textile, Consumer Science)
- 0-1 years retail / supplier experience advantageous
- You are proficient in MS Office including Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint
- Great communicator
- Highly organized
- Passionate about homeware
Who we are
Mr Price Group is a high growth, omnichannel, fashion-value retailer with 6 trading divisions, namely: mrp ; mrphome; mrpsport; MILADYS; sheet street and mrpmoney.
We’re movers and shakers.
We pride ourselves on our fast-moving, fast-working and collaborative culture. Our extensive market-leading retail knowledge means that our environment fosters creativity, curiosity, and a need for exploration.
We employ over 16000 incredible people, and retail in over 1000 South African based stores, almost 100 international stores, and through our online channels offering our full product assortments.
Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.
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