Shoprite Is Hiring: Buyers Assistant – Medirite Divisional Office – South Africa


Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the role is to assist the Buyer with effectively capturing buying related data on the buying system. Handling all captured data related queries from customers, suppliers, and stores. Performing general administration functions to assist the Buyer. The role works collaboratively with the buying team to ensure commercial targets are met and requires a highly organized, detail-oriented person with good energy and drive to deliver on expectations.

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Job Objectives
Accountable for:

Capturing buying-related data on the system.

Handling administrative and data queries from vendors, suppliers, DC’s, and sales team.Quality checking all information inputted and captured.Filing of documents/information.Capturing of data accurately and timeously.Requesting supplier and promotion performance reports from systems as requested by Buyers.Resolving sales queries (via e-mail and telephonic) professionally and accurately.Providing a secretarial service to Buyers.QualificationsEssential

Grade 12

2+ years’ experience in a similar capacity or role, executing administrative functions and support related to the buying, ecommerce or planning process.
Knowledge and Skills
Strong administrative skills
Excellent attention to detail
Effective communication skills
Good telephone etiquette
Exposure to SAP Buying / Retail
Ability to work under pressure
Proficiency with MS Office 365 with well-developed excel skills to prepare detailed spreadsheets using formulas

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