Mogaswa - Junior Buyer - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Mmule Mogaswa

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


I have a fashion design qualification coupled with over 6yrs experience in the retail industries.
I have worked as an assistant buyer for Edcon and i have worked as a visual merchandiser for Adidas and i have worked in stores.Currently i am working as a beauty consultant for Edgars
The skills and knowledge that i have acquired gives me the confidence to be applying for this post.


Junior Buyer

Work History

Beauty Consultant


From February 2013

Duties and Responsibilities
• Product merchandising
• Stock checks
• Customer service
• Beauty consultation
• Activation of promotions, signage, house keeping
• Cleaning the couter
• Making sales to meet my target
• Helping customers with payments(POS)


Credit and Customer Service officer


August 2011 - January 2013

Duties and Responsibilities
• Action credits and exchange
• Action damage merchandise
• Customer service
• Gift Wrapping
• Switch board operator
• Cleaning and house keeping
• Handling customer quiries with accounts
• Helping customers with payments(POS)


Brand Coach


April 2009 - March 2011

Duties and Responsibilities
• Go to stores that I'm allocated to, that sell Adidas merchandise
• Merchandise the stock by Adidas standards
• Make sure the merchandise is by category
• Colour coordinate the merchandise
• Take pictures of the merchandise before and when done
• Send the pictures to the head visual merchandiser
• Send a report of each store to the head visual merchandiser


Trainee buyer


April 2007 - July 2008

Duties and Responsibilities
• Raise orders for the season
• Liaise with suppliers to ensure they deliver the orders raised on time
• Liaise with marketing to have the right advertising space in the company brochure and other media publications
• Making sure we have right assortment at the right time in stores
• Liaise with stores to make sure they have the right stock and that themerchandise is displayed correctly in stores
• Maintain and clean up the sample room and review samples
• Analyze supplier performance
• Analyze cost, selling price, sell thru, GP and cost reductions
• Liaise with trend department to ensure we have the right products
• Prepare for lay downs
• Present good and bad sellers meetings
• Liaise with Quality assurance department for size specs and quality of the fabrics


Stock taker

Edcon Stores

May 2006 - January 2007

• Serve as a Stock taker for Edcon shops which are, Jet, Edgars, Supermat, Boardmans, CNA and Legit;
• Count stock in the shops;
• Scan barcodes on items to get item prices;
• Housekeeping for the shop after completion of stock taking.

Achievements and Extramural Activities
• Wine tasting
• Reading business books
• I participated in netball at high school


Subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physical Science, Geography, English,
Afrikaans and Tswana
School: Ngaka Maseko High School


Qualifications & Certifications


Tshwane University of Technology

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