Purchasing / Buying Internship at Zando 2018

Posted on :

27 Mar, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Zando was founded by Rocket Internet AG in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando is part of the Jumia Group, Africa’s leading digital player with more than 10 different market leading verticals in more than 20 countries.

Our passion for customer experience, knowledge in eCommerce as well as our drive to innovate are the basis for our success that we share with investors such as MTN, Milicom, Goldman Sachs and Orange.

Rocket Internet AG is one of the most successful Internet incubators globally responsible for starting more than 100 market leading e-commerce companies. Comparable to Zalando in Europe, Zando is South Africa’s largest online retail fashion store with a Head Office based in Cape Town and warehouses in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

This is the ideal opportunity for a Purchasing / Buying Intern. Aside from the opportunity to work in eCommerce with creative and dynamic fashion-loving professionals, we can offer you flexible working hours, a high learning curve and a fun and fast pace work environment.

Key Performance Areas and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all categories of the purchasing department including; Administration, Supplier Relations, Buying of Product, Analysis and Trading
  • Key duties being:
  • Communicating with suppliers.
  • Assisting buyer with range selection.
  • Trading best and worst sellers through replenishment and negotiating delivery dates.
  • Assisting with marketing.
  • Coordinating between Finance and purchasing department.
  • Quality controlling of products going live in terms of pricing, visuals and details.

Essential skills, education and knowledge required:

  • 3 year Diploma or Degree in retail management or fashion.
  • Knowledge of retail and buying function.
  • Ability to think proactively.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be proactive.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to live the Zando values:
  • Delivering customer satisfaction;
  • Leading completely;
  • Going the extra mile;
  • Being adventurous, open-minded and creative;
  • Creating a fun positive team spirit;
  • Embracing and driving change.

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