Spar Is Currently Taking CVs - Apply Today

Hey there! We have an awesome job opening for a Purchasing Manager to join our super cool team. If you're interested, keep reading to find out more!

Spar Is Currently Taking CVs - Apply Today


Job Description


So, what does a Purchasing Manager do? Well, their main goal is to help our company make lots of money! They do this by planning and buying the right products at the right time, all while making sure our customers are happy.


Here are some of the things a Purchasing Manager is responsible for:


  • Coming up with cool promotions to get people excited about our products.
  • Making sure we meet our sales and profit goals.
  • Keeping an eye on our competitors' prices and making sure our prices are just as good.
  • Making sure our products get to the stores on time.
  • Keeping track of how well our buyers are doing and helping them improve.
  • Helping create new and awesome products.
  • Making sure we have enough products in our warehouse.
  • Working with our suppliers to make sure they give us good prices, good products, and good service.
  • Managing the paperwork and expenses for the department.
  • Being a leader and helping out the Marketing team.

Minimum Requirements


Now, let's talk about what you need to have to be a Purchasing Manager:

  • You need to have finished high school (Grade 12).
  • It would be great if you have a degree or diploma in Marketing or Purchasing.
  • You should have at least 5 years of experience managing things in a store or a company that sells products.
  • You need to be good with computers.
  • You should be really good at making decisions and solving problems.
  • Being friendly and helpful to customers is super important.
  • You need to be a good leader and know how to manage a team.
  • Being a good negotiator and having a business mindset is a plus.
  • You should be able to communicate well, both in writing and when talking to people.
  • Working well with others and being a team player is a must.
  • You need to be good with numbers and paying attention to details.
  • Lastly, you should be motivated, quick to take action, and able to come up with creative solutions when things get tough.

Just a reminder, if you're interested in applying for this job, please submit your application through our Careers Site and Pnet. Please don't call or email the Distribution Centre directly.


Oh, and one more thing! If you don't meet all the qualifications but you have some really great experience, don't worry. We still want to hear from you! We believe in giving everyone a fair chance.


Closing Date: 12 January 2024


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