Mr Price: Trainee Buyer 2022 (Durban)

Trainee Buyer 2022

Are you a creative, organized individual with good negotiation & presentation skills and have a desire to grow into a buying role? We are hiring Trainee Buyers within our Apparel, Home, and Sport retailers for 2022


Your purpose as a Trainee Buyer is to learn the merchant processes and develop key knowledge and skills to manage a designated portfolio.

key responsibilities

  • Apply your knowledge and skills by demonstrating awareness of the factors that influence the way we perform in current trade, manage opportunities and risks considering the impact of competitors on our business.

  • Sample Management entails managing your debt. samples from Fits, through to Pre-Production samples (PPS's) ensuring accurate records are maintained

  • Learn on the job how to create a seasonal strategy and assortment building

  • The seasonal strategy entails working with Planner to plan the product assortment, spend allocation, supplier plan, and marketing focus for the season, to achieve the company’s goals

  • Assortment building is preparing and presenting a well-considered product assortment according to the seasonal strategy

  • Ensure orders are captured on the system in time to ensure our buying path process is adhered to


  • A completed Diploma/Degree in Interior or Fashion Design, Textile Design, Clothing Management, Consumer Science

  • A year’s experience in clothing/textile manufacturing is advantageous

  • Appetite for learning, eye for fashion

you need to also display the following competencies

  • Relating and networking

  • Following instructions & procedures

  • Planning & organizing

  • Delivering results & meeting customer expectations

  • Achieving personal work goals and objectives

  • Coping with pressure & setbacks

  • Learning & researching

  • Analyzing

  • Adapting & responding to change

  • Adhering to principles and values

Applications close Tuesday 31st August 2021All the best!

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