Agriculture Buyer

  • Carpenters Fiji PTE Limited
  • 34 Rodwell Road, Suva - City Center, Fiji
  • Dec 05, 2019
Full time Retail & Consumer Products

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

Morris Hedstrom (MH) is Fiji’s largest wholesale and retail organization with a chain of Supermarkets and Homemaker (variety) Stores. We are now inviting applications for Agriculture Buyer to be based in Suva.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with good buying skills and a high degree of business acumen.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Sourcing the best and most cost effective suppliers to deliver results that will develop the company’s opportunities in the market
  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers and source new suppliers for agriculture products
  • Responsible for inventory, gross profit, departmental sales performances, purchasing and in-store presentation
  • Set up and manage trading terms with key suppliers, develop and implement promotional and marketing programs
  • Negotiate the best price possible for products within the category
  • Carry out regular product review of the assigned category
  • Action and advise stores on new products and price changes as required

The suitable candidate will have:

  • Have tertiary qualifications in agriculture studies and have broad knowledge of chemical and fertilizers
  • Able to effectively communicate with other buyers and merchandise planning and development/implementation of assortment plans
  • Excellent negotiator with strong and proven communication, leadership and relationship marketing skills
  • Willing to travel extensively locally and overseas

We will offer:   

A market competitive remuneration package with performance based bonus and medical insurance depending upon caliber of successful candidate

How to Apply

Click "Apply Now" to submit your Application and detailed CV. Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 20th December 2019.

Job Functions

Purchasing, Procurement & Stores


Retail & Consumer Products  


Indoor,   Outdoor