Category Officer at Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

  • Procurement and Supply Jobs in South Africa
  • Full time
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Salary ZAR 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Number of vacancies 7 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Head Office in Midrand has an opportunity available for a Category Officer to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be deliver and ensure completion of key category administrative processes and collaborate with cross functional teams to optimise category profitability.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Consolidate data from various sources, evaluate results against set targets, variances and recommend improvements.
  • Coordinate budgets and plans processes on behalf of category by ensuring cross functional contributions and accurate consolidation of all information.
  • Collaborate with buyers to provide category insights.
  • Recommend changes in operating procedures to increase efficiencies in payment and buying processes.
  • Collaborate with interdependent departments to identify the nature of spend impacting the category to mitigate any risks
  • Review and consolidate cost centre income and expense lines, promotions & advertising billing and recovery.
  • Assist with budget planning and forecasting, taking into account relevant activity data, cost pressure and service development

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience



We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

•Grade 12 / Matric
Supply Chain, Finance qualification or equivalent
•Minimum 1 – 3 years retail industry or related experience

•1 – 2 Buying business processes.

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

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