Sea Island Cotton Shop – Junior Buyer Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 24th December, 2019

Sea Island Cotton Shop - Junior Buyer
JOB TITLE: Junior Buyer
DEPARTMENT: Buying and Merchandising
REPORTS TO: Senior Buyer

JOB SUMMARY

  • To provide support to the Senior Buyer specific to the job functions and by obtaining information from suppliers as well as resolving discrepancies with purchase orders and deliveries.
  • To place orders with existing and new suppliers, develop new products and keep regular contact with shops regarding merchandise, stock levels, product knowledge, etc.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
  • Strong numerical, analytical and organizational skills
  • Innovative, passionate & results focused
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent commercial awareness and understanding of the industry
  • Attention to detail and ability to plan and organize workload
  • Flexible, committed and punctual
  • Able to work as part of a team, and also on own initiative
  • Able to travel overseas for periods of two (2) weeks or more
ACADEMIC AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • At minimum an Associate Degree or Diploma in a business related field
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of computer systems including all Microsoft Office programs
  • At minimum 2 years experience in a buying or related field
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License would be an asset
  • Possession of a US Visa would be an asset
Compensation

The remuneration and benefit package will be based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Interested & eligible applicants should submit a resume inclusive of two references via email to:
recruits.sics@gmail.com

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 24th December, 2019