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Graduate Trainee: Jewellery Buyer
  • Job ID: 86
  • Position Type: Contract
  • Job Function: Buying
  • Workplace Type: Head Office
  • Division: TFG Jewellery Division
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Location: Cape Town North
  • Suburb: Parow (Parow)


Position Description:

The TFG Graduate Programme is designed to help you make a smooth transition from campus into the world of work. You will engage with various individuals and teams in the business who will share their experience, knowledge, passion and purpose, to help you successfully complete the structured training programme.
 
 
We are looking for Graduates with an interest and passion for Jewellery to join the various Jewellery Buying Departments. As a Jewellery Buyer, your key responsibility will be to successfully source and procure a balanced range of merchandise in line with company strategy as well as build and maintain good relationships with suppliers and key functions in the business. They tell us when and what we should buy, where we should buy it and why. They're very energetic and passionate, and set the trends.
 
To apply for this position you need:
  • To have a minimum 3 year Jewellery related degree or diploma
  • A keen/strong interest in retail
  • To have displayed a strong entrepreneurial style of thinking, i.e. strong trader mentality
  • To be a self starter, proactive and goal driven to take responsibility for your own development
  • The ability to spot trends and execute accordingly
  • An eye for detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • Able to work independently as well as within a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • To confidently communicate, influence and persuade at all levels
  • To be able to make decisions and meet deadlines whilst working in a fast-paced, pressurised environment
  • Resilience and emotional maturity
  • A good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
 
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act and in line with TFG’s Employment Equity Policy.
 
Please note: applications with no academic results will not be considered.