Takealot Careers 2022 – Buyer Kitchen and Dining

Website Takealot


Takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Buyer (Kitchen & Dining) to join our team in Cape Town. We’re a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great!


  • Manage stock and availability (including replenishment orders, stock cover)
  • Develop a promotional program, source great deals and manage site merchandising for the department
  • Support the operations team in delivering a world-class customer experience – monitor department returns, support the customer service team on product queries and resolving any customer complaints
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy/plan to drive growth across the department in sales, brands, suppliers and new product listings
  • Source and prioritize new brands and suppliers according to this growth plan and in line with market trends and consumer demand
  • Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators within the department (sales, margin, listings availability, stock cover etc.)


  • Strong analytical ability, uses data to inform decisions, identify the root cause and resolve problems
  • Strong willingness to learn
  • Ability to build lasting supplier relationships and manage according to SLAs (existing industry networks a significant plus)
  • Proven track record of negotiation and stakeholder management


  • 3-5 years retail experience preferably e-commerce
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Science/BCom/BSc)


  • Company: Takealot
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Application Deadline: SEE APPLICATION PAGE 

To apply for this job please visit www.takealot.com.