Merchandise Administrator x2

Job title: Merchandise Administrator x2
Job grade: Junior
Location / Operation: Blue Label Distribution – Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa
Department: Blue Label Distribution – Sandton
Job reports to: Merchandise Controller

Job Purpose

To provide assistance and support to the buyer with all administrative activities.


Assist with billing of the claims with supplier
Ensure all price protections, price changes and adhoc deals provided by suppliers are tracked.
Ensure all articles are listed correctly
General system navigation necessary when dealing with queries
Communicating with Marketing and Finance teams with regard to rebates that need to be recovered.
Assist with invoicing of rebates to the networks and suppliers as per Commercials or Deal Letters and submitting required support documentation when required.
Assist tracking monthly recoveries based on agreed trading terms for each supplier.
Collating / reconciling all incentives with Suppliers and the Networks.
Manage weekly Supplier tracking performance ensuring that this is circulated to the buying team on a weekly basis.
Updating of all price changes and monitoring of Supplier pricing.

Vendor Management

Liaising with suppliers in the resolution of trading term queries as well as rebate disputes.
Maintain relationships with vendors
Delivery fulfilment


Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs

Requirements of the Job

Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Merchandise Administrator/Buying Assistant or Rebate Clerk or in a similar role
Minimum qualifications

Minimum Matric
Relevant tertiary qualification

Competencies / Behaviour

Motivated and resourceful
Able to work under pressure when required
Excellent Accounting / Reporting System Skills
Excellent MS Office Skills especially Excel.
Financial acumen

Behavioural attributes


Respect for others.
Honest and Fair
Entrepreneurial Orientation
Positive Attitude
Achieves Results


Investigate Issues
Building Relationships
Communicating Information
Showing Resilience
Adjusting to change
Giving Support
Processing Details
Driving success

Closing date for applications
Wednesday, 20 November 2019


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