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Job Information
Job title
Merchandise Administrator x2
Job grade
Location / Operation
Blue Label Distribution - Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa
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


  • Energy       
  • Passion     
  • Respect for others.
  • Honest and Fair
  • Creativity   
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Positive Attitude     
  • Courage     
  • Tenacity     
  • 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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