Exciting Opportunity for Graduate Trainee Buyer at Pick n Pay – Apply Now!
Pick n Pay is looking for enthusiastic Graduate Trainee Buyers to join their team. If you have a BCom degree and a passion for retail, this is your chance to kickstart your career. Apply today and gain valuable experience in a dynamic environment!
Discover an exciting career path as a Graduate Trainee Buyer at Pick n Pay! We are seeking highly motivated graduates with strong academic backgrounds and a flair for numbers to join our team. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in either Kenilworth – Cape Town or Kensington – Johannesburg, based at our corporate offices. If you have a BCom degree and are passionate about retail, this role is perfect for you. No work experience is required, and you’ll receive on-the-job training to develop your skills. Don’t miss this chance to grow with us – apply before the closing date!
As a Graduate Trainee Buyer at Pick n Pay, you will be an integral part of our buying support teams, actively participating in on-the-job training and gaining valuable insights into the retail industry. If you hold a BCom degree (e.g., in Marketing, Finance, Management, Maths, Stats, Economics, etc.) from a reputable university, this opportunity is perfect for launching your career.
Your role will involve compiling reports, conducting research, and presenting innovative ideas for process improvements. You will also assist managers and supervisors, complete fieldwork, and visit different work sites when required. Strong computer literacy, particularly in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, is essential for this role, and intermediate MS Excel knowledge is advantageous.
As a Graduate Trainee Buyer, you’ll be responsible for building positive relationships with suppliers, researching new suppliers, and making recommendations to the buyer. You will also learn about space planning fundamentals, retail pricing strategies, inventory management, budgeting, and forecasting. Additionally, you’ll compile reports on product performance and statistics to contribute to our continuous growth.
To thrive in this role, you must be a team player, value-driven, and customer-oriented. High attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to handle pressure are key attributes. Being proactive, organized, and adaptable will help you excel in this dynamic environment. We encourage candidates with a growth mindset and a willingness to learn to apply.
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to join Pick n Pay as a Graduate Trainee Buyer! Grow your career in the retail industry, work with a dynamic team, and gain valuable experience. Apply now and take the first step towards an exciting future.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and successful applicants may undergo further assessments at the end of the graduate program