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Head of Buying - Lingerie


Job TitleHead of Buying - Lingerie
Job CategoryFMCG, Retail & Wholesale
LocationWestern Cape
Employment TypePermanent
AreaCape Town
Bee statusInclude All
SalaryMarket Related
Min SalaryNot Set
Max SalaryNot Set
Expiry Date30th June 2024
Deadline Date30th June 2024
ExperienceExperience Required


A leading fashion retailer in South Africa is looking for a Head of Buying - Lingerie to join their team located in Cape Town. 


To drive a customer focused product strategy with a team of Buyers, to achieve predetermined KPI’s, with a focus on profitability and sustainable sales growth. To lead, inspire and coach a buying team to deliver a balanced quality assortment that is trend relevant, commercially viable for the season, and offers great value in the market. Drives on-brand product execution aligned with relevant trend input to maintain consistency of “what good looks like” To collaborate with Key Stakeholders across the business including Design, Planning, Sourcing & Production, Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Online and Sales Management to optimise sales performance and ensures product cycle alignment with product strategy.

Education Profile

• Relevant 3 year diploma or degree or equivalent cognitive ability

• 10+ years Buying and product development experience

• 4+yrs proven leadership/managerial experience in a Clothing environment is essential.

• Proven experience in delivering and executing business and BU strategy

• Excellent understanding of locally and international market with a creative flair to

• Interpret forthcoming moods, trends and themes

• Ability to travel both locally and internationally

• Excel intermediate (advantageous)

• Strong numerical and analytical skills

• Buying retail system experience

• Must have +-5 years of buying management experience within lingerie. 

Application Instructions

Please forward your CV to amy@myfuturecareer.co.za. Should you not be contacted within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

Contact Details

Contact NameAmy Chetty
Contact Phone
Contact Emailamy@myfuturecareer.co.za

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