Sourcing Controller
Durpro Workforce Solutions
Sandton, Gauteng
Posted 11 September 2019

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Job Description


Assertive individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to coordinate and control processes between various departments is required to join market leader.

This customer focused individual will be required to serve as a link between various departments and will be responsible for the channelling of sourcing of images.

In addition, this self-managed individual will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining good customer relationships with clients
  • In depth understanding of systems and procedures
  • Ensuring that all required information for sourcing purposes is available
  • Ensuring that all sourcing is executed within a reasonable time frame, in order to allow the production team to complete imagery within agreed upon deadline
  • Allocate relevant sourcing to Brand Sourcing Assignees
  • Traffic all requests across the business by ensuring that sourcing is spread evenly amongst the three regions
  • Follow-up on sourcing status, tracking progress and providing the necessary feedback

when production is completed

  • Regularly check the system for new sourcing requests from Retailers
  • Ensure that the agencies and retailers are supplied with correct images and data within the agreed upon deadline or SLA
  • Ensure that urgency and client needs are received and communicated to all relevant parties regarding the retailer’s deadlines and expectations
  • Provide training as well as refresher training to all sourcing users if and when required

 Qualification and experience required:

  • Matric Essential
  • Completed tertiary degree or diploma in Retail / Marketing / Advertising is preferred
  • Knowledge of different software applications & computer skills pc / mac.
  • Previous experience working in the Marketing or related Adverting fields would be beneficial.