Shoprite New Jobs Opportunities

  • Closing Date: 2021/11/22
  • Reference Number: SHO211108-2
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location – Country: South Africa

Purpose of the Job

To grow as a Junior Buyer and further your knowledge regarding the duties and responsibilities of a buyer to eventually become a Buyer. To work hand in hand with the Senior Buyer to manage and maintain a good working relationship with suppliers and stakeholders. Manage budgets for responsible categories. Maximise promotional and marketing effectiveness and efficiencies . Stock management, range development and management.

Job Objectives

– Drive the current trade through reaction and agility to ensure that planned sales are met or exceeded. – Monitor & manage sales by style, pre-production timeline orders and performance milestones to ensure delivery performance through reaction to current trade. – Liaise with suppliers with regards to product and negotiate pricing. – Working alongside the Furniture Buyer/s to offer the customers the latest in furnishing and seasonal products at great value on every day low prices. – Travelling nationally and/ or internationally with the respected Buyer if and when needed.


Grade 12 (National Senior Certificate) Logistics in Supply Chain Management Diploma Supply Chain Management Diploma


2 – 3 years Buying experience Store management experience Previous experience of working in Furniture Retail

Knowledge and Skills

  • – Retail store
  • – Product knowledge
  • – Customer responsive
  • – Computer literacy
  • – Interpersonal skills
  • – Absorb extreme amounts of information/ analyse/ prioritise
  • – Assertive
  • – Influential
  • – Negotiation
  • – Written & verbal communication
  • – Presentation
  • – MS Office proficiency
  • – Excellence oriented
  • – Planning & prioritising
  • – Creative flair & interest in the Home & Furniture market

Applicant Feedback Policy


We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally.

It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals.

Shoprite is an equal opportunity employer. We endeavour to provide feedback to all candidates whenever possible, however, if you don’t hear from us in 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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