Monday, 3 June 2019

Pick n Pay Graduate Buyer Programme 2019

Pick n Pay has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Buyer at our offices in Kenilworth, Cape Town. Our Buyers play a central role in ensuring that the products we place on our shelves match the requirements and aspirations of our customers. Buying is an important role within our business and can have a direct impact on the profitability of the business. If you are looking for a graduate position that combines detailed analysis of financial information and market trends with the ability to develop relationships and successfully negotiate deals with suppliers then you should apply for this position.

Minimum Requirements
• BSc Commerce
• BCom Finance
• Bcom Economics
• BSc Mathematical Stats
• Bcom Accounting
• Business Science
• Bcomm

Duties & Responsibilities
• Negotiate with suppliers to achieve competitive pricing for products, an increase in sales and improved margins.
• Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
• Review under-performing categories and develop solutions to improve performance
• Execute tactical buying plans and category specific growth strategies
• Develop, translate and promote merchandising solutions to achieve business goals and influence financial performance.
• Translate available information, data and findings into specific, actionable recommendations that add value to business planning.


  • Problem solving
  • Assertiveness
  • Building relationships
  • Team building and collaboration
  • Negotiation
  • Commercial and financial acumen
  • Additional Information Ms Excel knowledge (Advantageous)
Location: Johannesburg

Closing Date: 2019/06/30

Pick n Pay is committed to source, recruit, select and appoint talent that support our business and promotes equal opportunities in accordance with our Employment Equity and Diversity aspirations.

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