Merchandise Assistant
  • South Africa
  • PEPstores
Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Merchandise


To coordinate all administrative tasks pertaining to the buying process. This includes creating and maintaining purchase order information; managing deliveries, ensuring stock arrives timeously; and managing the sample process.


  • Administration of the sample process (i.e. monitoring progress, sending reports to suppliers)
  • Liaise with suppliers with regard to order process
  • Administration of markdown process
  • Follow up on deliveries
  • Maintaining the sample room
  • General administration: handling of queries, capturing orders, filing, etc.
  • Releasing of Orders
  • Proforma Approvals
  • Comp Shopping and maintaining comp shop schedule
  • Liaising with Marketing Department regarding promotions


  • Grade 12
  • A fashion diploma or degree will be an advantage
  • 1 – 2 Years administrative experience working with buyers
  • Cross functional experience between Buying and other parts of the Business
  • 1-2 Years’ Experience in a Buying environment.
  • Computer Literacy: MS Office- G-Suite
  • A passionate, service oriented team player

Competencies required: Accuracy, Results oriented, Assertiveness, Service-oriented, Flexibility, Integrity, Drive, Adaptability, Providing Feedback, Listening Skills

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 07 February 2023

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV and an internal application form to our Direct Hire platform using the following link:

All external candidates please use the following link:

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date of this position, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.

PEP strives for equal opportunity in terms of its employment equity guidelines.

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