Job Title: 


Job Description: 

Buyers buy goods and services for use or resale on behalf of industrial, commercial, government or other establishments and organizations.


Determining or negotiating contract terms and conditions, awarding supplier contracts or recommending contract awards for the purchase of equipment, raw materials products, services and the purchasing of merchandise for resale

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

415 - General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations
401 - Business Administration, Management and Operations

Specific Occupations: 

332301 - Retail Buyer
Description : Selects and buys goods for resale in a retail establishment.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : General / Company Buyer, Merchandise Planner

332302 - Purchasing Officer
Description : Prepares purchase orders, monitors supply sources and negotiates contracts with suppliers.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Feed Ingredient Buyer, Procurement Administrator / Coordinator / Officer, Procurement Clerk, Procurement Officer (Consumer Sensitive Consumables), Purchasing Agent / Assistant / Buyer / Clerk / Controller, Purchasing and Logistics Officer, Purchasing Merchandiser, Purchasing Stores Officer, Service and Purchase Advisor

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa